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8 Dec 1960
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT BIRMINGHAM, DEC. 7 There was a new shock tonight for Midland car workers when it was announced that Standard-Triumph...
8 Dec 1963
GETTING IN UNDER THE JAG Shares in the Midlands two ace car specialists bear an uncanny resemblance to the cars they traditionally...
8 Dec 1970
By Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent Eight thousand Triumph car workers, the entire manual labour force, went on strike...
8 Dec 1974
THE OBSERVER by DAVID WILSON, our Labour Correspondent British Leyland could have survived without Government intervention but for...
8 Dec 1974
DAILY EXPRESS STOKES: WE'RE NOT BUST By John Hampshire Lord Stokes, 60-year-old chief of cash starved British Leyland, flew back...
8 Dec 1974
CAR SALES ON DOWNHILL RIDE The car sales dead-end into which British Leyland has driven is spotlighted by grim figures issued today....
7 Dec 1961
NEW CARS CHIEF The British Motor Corporation has appointed Mr C. A. Griffin as chief engineer, cars. He has been deputy chief engineer...
7 Dec 1970
British Leyland Motor Corporation workers yesterday mounted their first moves in opposition to last week's announcement by the group...
7 Dec 1973
In the UK the 50 mph speed limit becomes law for a minimum of four months.
7 Dec 1974
COLLAPSE OF A DREAM Government to take big holding in British Leyland as price of mounting cash rescue operation By Michael Hatfield...
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