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18 Jun 1959
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT BIRMINGHAM Strikes continued at two motor factories here today and production was held up. Six hundred workers...
18 Jun 1968
By CLIFFORD WEBB The unofficial but powerful British Leyland Joint Trade Union Committee-comprised entirely of shop stewards is not...
18 Jun 1969
By GEOFFREY CHARLES, Motoring Correspondent The two-millionth Mini saloon to be produced since the little front wheel-drive car was...
18 Jun 1970
On this day : UK News The United Kingdom general election of 1970 was held on 18 June 1970, and resulted in a surprise victory for...
18 Jun 1974
THE GUARDIAN STANDARD TRIUMPH NEWS Production was halted yesterday in Coventry at the Triumph car factory and 9,000 workers laid...
18 Jun 1985
Swindon engine plant The Government has approved BL's corporate plan which involved further collaboration between Austin Rover and...
18 Jun 1986
Cabinet approve BL's £1.8bn investment plans By Julian Haviland, Political Editor The Government yesterday announced broad approval...
18 Jun 1999
THE GUARDIAN Motor industry waits to see if the 75 series will restore the fortunes of German-owned British giant Nicholas Bannister,...
17 Jun 1959
After three hours of informal discussion no basis for agreement was reached today on a trade union request to the Standard Motor Company...
17 Jun 1971
With orders for the new Morris Marina estimated to have exceeded 60,000, while only between 12,000 and 14,000 have been made, British...
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