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20 Aug 1963
The British Motor Corporation's 1100 models are in for a production run of at least 10 years. Mr. George Harriman, B.M.C. chairman,...
20 Aug 1968
THE GUARDIAN There were hopes last night of an end today to the strike of 500 foremen in a "blacklegging" dispute with a car factory...
20 Aug 1970
By CLIFFORD WEBB, Midland Industral Correspondent British Leyland car plants throughout the country are threatened by strikes in support...
20 Aug 1974
Production was halted yesterday at the Alvis factory in Coventry, British Leyland's military vehicle division, because of a strike...
20 Aug 1980
BL is taking tough action to curb the activities of the unofficial combined shop stewards committee which last week demanded a 20 per...
20 Aug 1985
200 will lose jobs in Austin Rover cutback By Clifford Webb, Motoring Correspondent Two hundred Austin Rover assembly workers are...
20 Aug 1997
THE INDEPENDENT Chris Godsmark Business Correspondent Jaguar, the luxury car group owned by Ford of the US, yesterday said there...
20 Aug 1998
OXFORD MAIL Rover and unions reach agreement ROVER management and unions have come to an agreement over plans to shed 1,500 jobs....
19 Aug 1960
100 WALK OUT AFTER PIECE RATE DISPUTE FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT OXFORD, AUG. 18 In a dispute over piecework rates about 100 men in...
19 Aug 1969
THE GUARDIAN Production of British Leyland's mini-car range will return to normal today at the Longbridge plant, Birmingham, after...
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