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26 Apr 1963
FROM OUR MOTORING CORRESPONDENT Michelotti of Turin, designer of the Triumph Herald and Spitfire bodies has turned his talent to heavier...
26 Apr 1963
MR X STRIKE A car factory which was paralysed yesterday by a strike over a "Mr. X" was back to normal last night. The strike started...
26 Apr 1972
By Clifford Webb British Leyland is spending £1m immediately to reorganize and modernize parts of its troubled truck and tractor plant...
26 Apr 1972
By Julian Mounter Motoring Correspondent British Leyland, anxious to rejuvenate its image, is flirting with the idea of returning...
26 Apr 1974
DAILY MIRROR British Leyland boss Lord Stokes called last night for a new plan to replace " the same worn-out -solutions " to Britain's...
26 Apr 1975
They were Bill Haden of Ford and later boss of Jaguar Bill Davis, ex-BMC, then head of BLMC corporate manufacturing David Andrews,...
26 Apr 1980
By Clifford Webb Midlands Industrial Correspondent The management of Jaguar is meeting 50 shop stewards today to try to settle a strike...
26 Apr 2000
The underdogs in the race to buy Rover will meet BMW on Wednesday with hopes fading that their bid can succeed. The Phoenix consortium...
25 Apr 1959
Work was back to normal yesterday at the Morris Motors assembly plant at Cowley, Oxford, where 1,000 production workers had to be sent...
25 Apr 1968
THE GUARDIAN Estimates last night put the total number of men laid off in the motor industry as a result of the strike at Pressed...
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