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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...
25 Apr 1969
Shop stewards at British Levland's main transmissions factory in Washwood Heath, Birmingham. last night called for the strike of 4.800...
25 Apr 1972
THE GUARDIAN STRIKES Two of three disputes in the car industry, which have led to 21,000 workers going on strike or being laid...
25 Apr 1973
By Clifford Webb Midland Industrial Correspondent British Leyland are seeking local authority planning permission to build a 1,000,000...
25 Apr 1974
MOTOR THE NEW MAN AT JAGUAR Chief Executive Geoffrey Robinson talks to Philip Turner about his own post and Jaguar's future. They...
25 Apr 1975
Sweeping changes ahead for giant motor group The Government is to take over British Leyland, the giant motor manufacturing company....
25 Apr 1975
By David Young and Penny Symon After what was probably the last meeting of the British Leyland board in its present form had ended...
25 Apr 1975
Mr John Barber, managing director, whose job disappears in the restructuring when Mr Alex Park, Leyland's financial director, takes,...
25 Apr 1975
DAILY EXPRESS By Frank Thorne and Brian Cashinella Sacked British Leyland boss John Barber is the "scapegoat" in the Governments'...
25 Apr 1980
THE GUARDIAN The dispute that halted production at British Leylant's Longbridge plant at Birmingham and led to 7,000 men being laid...
25 Apr 1984
The new Montego A SPECIAL REPORT Clifford Webb, our motoring correspondent, Today Austin Rover launch the Montego, part of a £200m...
25 Apr 1986
NEW YORK TIMES AP Published: April 25, 1986 The state-owned auto maker BL P.L.C. has shelved plans to sell its profitable Land-Rover,...
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