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Mon, 01 Jan 1968
R.W. Grice and F.R.W. England are appointed Joint Managing Directors at Jaguar. Arthur Whittaker, deputy chairman, is to relinquish...
Wed, 03 Jan 1968
THE GUARDIAN Jaguar Cars, of Coventry , which had to close on Monday because of absenteeism, reported normal working yesterday.
Mon, 08 Jan 1968
Today a meeting is held to discuss the merger of the Leyland Group and British Motor Holdings. Among those present are Sir George Harriman...
Tue, 09 Jan 1968
Sir Donald Stokes meets Prime Minister Harold Wilson at the Triumph plant on snow covered Merseyside. Stokes expresses his frustration...
Thu, 11 Jan 1968
Sir Frank Kearton meets Sir George Harriman (BMH). Location unknown.
Fri, 12 Jan 1968
Sir Frank Kearton lunches with Joseph Edwards (BMH) at his Courtaulds office in the City of London. Afterwards Sir Donald Stokes phones...
Sun, 14 Jan 1968
A Sunday evening meeting at Sir Donald Stokes flat in St James, London is planned between senior Leyland and BMH executives. In the...
Mon, 15 Jan 1968
At around 1 am in Sir Donald Stokes St James, London flat, Joseph Edwards (BMH) agrees to the BMH-Leyland merger. At 10 am there is...
Tue, 16 Jan 1968
THE GUARDIAN By John Torode A total of 6630 workers in the Midlands motor industry were laid off yesterday because of a strike of...
Wed, 17 Jan 1968
At the offices of Cooper Brothers in London, BMH and Leyland men sign a document called 'Heads of Agreement and Principles of Management...
Thu, 18 Jan 1968
MAURICE CORINA and PHILIP JACOBSON After months of tough behind the scenes negotiations - brought to a head in the past four days...
Fri, 19 Jan 1968
By CLIFFORD WEBB Rationalizing the new group's European marketing set up should be child's play compared with the mammoth task of...
Sun, 21 Jan 1968
THE OBSERVER By Peter Deeley Sir Donald Stokes, head of Leyland Motors,'very nearly' made a takeover bid for British Motor Holdings...
Tue, 30 Jan 1968
THE GUARDIAN Production of the Rover 2000 at Solihull resumed yesterday after being halted for nearly a week by two strikes at a firm...

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