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On this day
20 Feb 1959
A dispute at Jaguar Cars, Coventry, the fifth in the motor industry in Coventry within a week, caused the firm to lay off 790 men today....
20 Feb 1970
Leyland was further hit when an unofficial strike by 560 workers stopped all engine assembly for Mini, 1100 and 1300 cars, at the Longbridge...
20 Feb 1971
MOTOR magazine What have Austin Morris been doing since the formation of British Leyland in May 1968? Will Austin and Morris diverge?...
20 Feb 1973
British Leyland's 164,000 employees in the United Kingdom were told yesterday that profits in the last financial year were not insufficient...
20 Feb 1980
By Clifford Webb Midlands Industrial Correspondent On the eve of today's mass meeting of 17,000 BL Longbridge workers to vote on a...
20 Feb 1987
DAILY EXPRESS By Robert Gibson Political Corresspondent The Government claimed yesterday it was saving Rover Group' s life by selling...
20 Feb 1987
By David Benson Motoring Editor STRIFE-HIT Leyland Trucks has been losing £2 million a week because of a recession in w o r ld markets...
19 Feb 1968
On this day: The agreement that resulted in the formation of the British Leyland Motor Corporation was ratified on this day. The...
19 Feb 1970
DAILY EXPRESS Jaguar Cars production at Coventry was halted and 1,500 assembly men sent home resulting from trouble at a supplier's...
19 Feb 1972
THE GUARDIAN 100,000 IDLE IN CAR TRADE By our Northern Labour Correspondent As the miners pay dispute moved nearer a settlement...
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