Selling your classic car? It's FREE to list your car on Honest John Classics | No thanks
On this day
1 Apr 1960
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT COVENTRY, MARCH 31 As directors made their way to the annual meeting of Jaguar Cars, Ltd.. Coventry, today...
1 Apr 1971
Lightning strikes by two small groups of workers at British Leyland's Longbridge car plant yesterday stopped all assembly work, led...
1 Apr 1974
By R. W. Shakespeare Northern Industrial Correspondent Production of the Marina car range at British Leyland's Cowley car plant is...
1 Apr 1980
By Clifford Webb With the return of 4000 Rover car workers yesterday British Leyland has now resumed production of all its models....
1 Apr 1990
THE OBSERVER By Lindsay Vincent 'Sure, the fact that I am English made all the difference. If they did not have me, they would have...
1 Apr 1999
THE INDEPENDENT Michael Harrison and Barrie Clement ROVER IS to press ahead with a further 2,000 job cuts at Longbridge to bring...
1 Apr 1999
BBC Business: The Company File 50,000 people at Rover and its suppliers breathe a sigh of relief Prime Minister Tony Blair makes...
31 Mar 1969
DAILY EXPRESS Nine thousand car workers at Standard Triumph in Coventry will strike today over their claim for more holiday pay. It...
31 Mar 1974
THE OBSERVER BRITISH LEYLAND RUNS OUT OF ROAD In the first of a two-part inquiry , MICHAEL BRAHAM loo ks at the plight of Britain...
31 Mar 1986
NEW YORK TIMES REUTERS The state-owned car company BL P.L.C., formerly British Leyland, said that it was pursuing two offers for...
Browse by month
 

Ask Honest John