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Abingdon-on-Thames, also known as Abingdon on Thames or just Abingdon, is a historic market town and civil parish in the ceremonial county of Oxfordshire, England.
Acocks Green is an area and ward of south Birmingham, England.
Adderley Park is an area in the east of Birmingham, England.
As a legal concept, administration is a procedure under the insolvency laws of a number of common law jurisdictions, similar to bankruptcy in the United States.
Albion Automotive of Scotstoun, Glasgow is a former Scottish automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer.
Alcester is a market town and civil parish of Roman origin at the junction of the River Alne and River Arrow in Warwickshire, England, approximately west of Stratford-upon-Avon, and 8 miles south of Redditch, close to the Worcestershire border.
Alejandro de Tomaso (July 10, 1928 in Buenos Aires – May 21, 2003 in Modena, Italy) was a racing driver and businessman from Argentina.
Alvis Car and Engineering Company Ltd was a British manufacturing company in Coventry from 1919 to 1967.
Alvis Ltd. was created when United Scientific Holdings plc acquired the Alvis division of the nationalised vehicle manufacturer British Leyland in 1981.
American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. (AAM), headquartered in Detroit, Michigan, is a manufacturer of automobile driveline and drivetrain components and systems.
Ashok Leyland is an Indian automobile company headquartered in Chennai, India.
Associated Equipment Company (AEC) was a British vehicle manufacturer that built buses, motorcoaches and lorries from 1912 until 1979.
Auster Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer from 1938 to 1961.
The Austin 3-Litre is a British saloon car that was introduced by Austin at the London Motor Show in 1967.
The A40 Devon (and similar 2-door A40 Dorset) are automobiles that were marketed by Austin from 1947 to 1952 – the first post-war saloons to be produced by Austin – featuring a mix of old and new technologies.
The Austin Allegro is a small family car that was manufactured by the Austin-Morris division of British Leyland from 1973 until 1982.
The Austin Ambassador is a large family car that was introduced by Austin in March 1982.
The Austin Cambridge (sold as A40, A50, A55, and A60) is a motor car range produced by the Austin Motor Company, in several generations, from September 1954 through to 1969 as cars and to 1971 as light commercials.
The Austin Gipsy is an off-road vehicle produced by Austin from 1958 to 1968.
The Austin Maestro is a five-door hatchback small family car (and two-door van derivative) that was produced from 1982 to 1987 by British Leyland, and from 1988 until 1994 by Rover Group.
The Austin Maxi is a medium-sized 5-door hatchback car that was produced by Austin and later British Leyland between 1969 and 1981. It was the first British five-door hatchback to be fitted with a five-speed transmission.
The Metro is a city car that was produced by British Leyland (BL) and, later, the Rover Group from 1980 to 1998.
The Austin Montego is a British family car that was produced by British Leyland from 1984 until 1988, and then by Rover Group from 1988 until 1995.
The Austin Motor Company Limited was a British manufacturer of motor vehicles, founded in 1905 by Herbert Austin.
The Austin Rover Group (abbreviated ARG) was a British motor manufacturer.
The Austin Westminster series are large saloon and estate cars that were sold by the British manufacturer Austin from 1954, replacing the A70 Hereford.
Austin-Healey was a British sports car maker established in 1952 through a joint venture between the Austin division of the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and the Donald Healey Motor Company (Healey), a renowned automotive engineering and design firm.
The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open sports car which was produced in the United Kingdom from 1958 to 1971.
The automotive industry is a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles, some of them are called automakers.
Aveling and Porter was a British agricultural engine and steam-roller manufacturer.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
Basingstoke is the largest town in the modern county of Hampshire (Southampton and Portsmouth being cities.) It is situated in south central England, and lies across a valley at the source of the River Loddon.
Bathgate (Bathket or italic, Both Chèit) is a town in West Lothian, Scotland, on the M8 motorway west of Livingston.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Birmingham Small Arms Company Limited (BSA) was a major British industrial combine, a group of businesses manufacturing military and sporting firearms; bicycles; motorcycles; cars; buses and bodies; steel; iron castings; hand, power, and machine tools; coal cleaning and handling plants; sintered metals; and hard chrome process.
The BMC ADO16 (Amalgamated Drawing Office project number 16) is a range of small family cars built by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and, later, British Leyland.
The BMC ADO17 is the model code that was used by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) for a range of cars produced from September 1964 to 1975 and sold initially under its Austin marque as the Austin 1800.
The BMC E-series engine was a straight-4 and straight-6 overhead camshaft automobile petrol engine from the British Motor Corporation (BMC).
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke in German, or Bavarian Motor Works in English) is a German multinational company which currently produces luxury automobiles and motorcycles, and also produced aircraft engines until 1945.
A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.
Brislington is an area in the south east of the city of Bristol, England.
Bristol Commercial Vehicles was a vehicle manufacturer located in Bristol, England.
British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.
The British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC) was a UK-based vehicle manufacturer, formed in early 1952 to give effect to an agreed merger of the Morris and Austin businesses.
British Motor Corporation (Australia) was a motor manufacturing company formed in Australia in 1954 by the merger of the Austin Motor Company (Australia) and Nuffield (Australia) Pty Ltd.
British Motor Holdings Limited (BMH) was a British vehicle manufacturing company known until 14 December 1966 as British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC).
The Browns Lane plant in Coventry, England was built as a Second World War shadow factory run by The Daimler Company Limited.
Canley is a suburban neighbourhood located in southwest Coventry, England.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Castle Bromwich Assembly is a factory owned by Jaguar Land Rover.
Charles H Roe Charles H Roe Limited was a Yorkshire coachbuilding company.
Chrysler Europe was the American automotive company Chrysler's operations in Europe from 1967 through 1979.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Cofton Hackett is a village and civil parish in the Bromsgrove District of north east Worcestershire, England.
A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Coventry Climax was a British forklift truck, fire pump, racing, and other speciality engine manufacturer.
Coventry Business School is a business school located in Coventry, United Kingdom.
Cowley in Oxford, England, is a residential and industrial area that forms a small conurbation within greater Oxford.
Cross Gates (often spelled Crossgates) is a suburb in east Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.
Cumbria is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in North West England.
DAF NV (Van Doorne's Aanhangwagen Fabriek) was a commercial vehicle manufacturing company based in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.
DAF Trucks NV is a Dutch truck manufacturing company and a division of Paccar.
The Daimler Company Limited, until 1910, the Daimler Motor Company Limited, was an independent British motor vehicle manufacturer founded in London by H. J. Lawson in 1896, which set up its manufacturing base in Coventry.
The Daimler limousine DS420, popularly known as the Daimler Limousine, is a large limousine produced by The Daimler Company Limited between 1968 and 1992.
Danish Automobile Building (DAB) (Danish: Dansk Automobil Byggeri A/S) was a Danish bus manufacturer based in Silkeborg.
John David Abell (born 15 December 1942), known as David Abell, is a British businessman and sharedealer.
Derek Robinson (1927 – 31 October 2017) was a British trade unionist.
In finance and economics, divestment or divestiture is the reduction of some kind of asset for financial, ethical, or political objectives or sale of an existing business by a firm.
Sydney Thomas Franklin Ryder, Baron Ryder of Eaton Hastings (16 September 1916 – 12 May 2003), known as Don Ryder, was a businessman and Labour peer.
Lieutenant-Colonel Donald Gresham Stokes, Baron Stokes (22 March 1914 – 21 July 2008) was an English industrialist.
Eastern Coach Works 318856 Limited formerly Eastern Coach Works Limited was a bus and train bodybuilder based in Lowestoft, England.
In microeconomics, economies of scale are the cost advantages that enterprises obtain due to their scale of operation (typically measured by amount of output produced), with cost per unit of output decreasing with increasing scale.
Foden Trucks was a British truck and bus manufacturing company which had its origins in Sandbach, Cheshire in 1856.
The Emerson Electric Company is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Ferguson, Missouri, United States.
Eric Graham Varley, Baron Varley, PC (11 August 1932 – 29 July 2008) was an English politician and former Cabinet Minister on the right wing of the Labour Party.
The European Car of the Year award is an international award established in 1964, by a collective of automobile magazines from different countries in Europe.
Fallings Park is a suburb of Wolverhampton, West Midlands, and a ward of Wolverhampton City Council.
Ferguson plc is a multinational building materials distribution company headquartered in Reading, United Kingdom.
Fisher and Ludlow was a British car body manufacturing company based in Castle Bromwich, Birmingham.
The Ford Cortina is a car that was built by Ford of Britain in various guises from 1962 to 1982, and was the United Kingdom's best-selling car of the 1970s.
The Ford Escort is a small family car which was manufactured by Ford Europe from 1968 to 2004.
The Ford Fiesta is a supermini marketed by Ford since 1976 over seven generations and manufactured globally, including in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Thailand, and South Africa.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Ford of Britain (officially Ford Motor Company Limited)The Ford 'companies' or corporate entities referred to in this article are.
Ford of Europe AG is a subsidiary company of Ford Motor Company founded in 1967 in Cork, Ireland with headquarters in Cologne, Germany.
Front-wheel drive (FWD) is a form of engine and transmission layout used in motor vehicles, where the engine drives the front wheels only.
Gainsborough is a town in the West Lindsey district of Lincolnshire, England.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
Sir Judson Graham Day, (born 3 May 1933) is a British-Canadian business executive, lawyer and corporate director who now lives in Hantsport, Nova Scotia.
Guy Motors was a Wolverhampton-based vehicle manufacturer that produced cars, lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
Harold John Musgrove (born 1930) was the former chairman of British Leyland's Austin Rover division between 1982–1986 and worked in several roles for the NHS from 1991–2001.
The Hinduja Group is an Indian conglomerate company headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Innocenti was an Italian machinery works originally established by Ferdinando Innocenti in 1920.
Jaguar is the luxury vehicle brand of Jaguar Land Rover, a British multinational car manufacturer with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, England and owned by the Indian company Tata Motors since 2008.
The Jaguar E-Type, or the Jaguar XK-E for the North American market, is a British sports car that was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd between 1961 and 1975.
Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC is the holding company of Jaguar Land Rover Limited, a British multinational automotive company with its headquarters in Whitley, Coventry, United Kingdom, and a subsidiary of Indian automotive company Tata Motors.
The Jaguar XJ is the name of a series of full-size luxury cars sold by the British automobile brand, Jaguar Cars since 1968.
The Jaguar XJ-S (later XJS), a luxury grand tourer, was produced by the British manufacturer Jaguar from 1975 to 1996.
Harold Wilson was appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by Queen Elizabeth II on 16 October 1964 and formed the first Wilson ministry, a Labour Party government, which held office with a thin majority between 1964 and 1966.
The Labour Party governed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1974–1979.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
The Lanchester Motor Company Limited was a car manufacturer located until early 1931 at Armourer Mills, Montgomery Street, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, and afterwards at Sandy Lane, Coventry England.
Land Rover is a car brand that specialises in four-wheel-drive vehicles, owned by British multinational car manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover, which has been owned by India's Tata Motors since 2008.
Land Rover Group (LRG) was a division of British Leyland (BL) and later the Rover Group that was in existence between 1981 and 1987.
The Land Rover Series I, II, and III (commonly referred to as series Land Rovers, to distinguish them from later models) are off-road vehicles produced by the British manufacturer Rover Company that were inspired by the US-built Willys Jeep.
LDV Group Limited, formerly Leyland DAF Vans, was a British van manufacturer, based in the Ward End area of Birmingham.
Leeds is a city in the metropolitan borough of Leeds, in the county of West Yorkshire, England.
Leicester ("Lester") is a city and unitary authority area in the East Midlands of England, and the county town of Leicestershire.
Leyland Bus was a British bus and train manufacturer.
Leyland DAF was a commercial vehicle manufacturing company based in the United Kingdom, and a division of DAF NV.
Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
The Leyland National is an integrally-constructed British step-floor single-decker bus manufactured in large quantities between 1972 and 1985.
The Leyland P76 is a large car that was produced by Leyland Australia, the Australian subsidiary of British Leyland.
Leyland Trucks is the leading medium and heavy duty truck manufacturer in the United Kingdom, and is based in the town of Leyland, Lancashire.
Leyland is a town in the South Ribble borough, in the county of Lancashire, England.
The Leyland-DAB articulated bus was an articulated bus manufactured by Leyland-DAB in Denmark.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Llanelli ("St Elli's Parish"), the largest town in both the county of Carmarthenshire and the preserved county of Dyfed, Wales, sits on the Loughor estuary on the West Wales coast, approximately west-northwest of Swansea and south-east of the county town, Carmarthen.
Longbridge is an area of south-west Birmingham, England.
Longbridge plant is an industrial complex in Longbridge, Birmingham, England, currently leased by SAIC as a research and development facility for its MG Motor subsidiary.
Lowestoft is a town and civil parish in the English county of Suffolk.
A management buyout (MBO) is a form of acquisition where a company's existing managers acquire a large part or all of the company from either the parent company or from the private owners.
The Maudslay Motor Company was a British vehicle maker based in Coventry.
MG, the initials of Morris Garages, is a British automotive marque registered by the now defunct MG Car Company Limited,The M.G. Car Company Limited, incorporated 21 July 1930.
The MG Magnette is an automobile that was produced by MG between 1953 and 1968.
The MGB is a two-door sports car manufactured and marketed by the British Motor Corporation (BMC), later British Leyland, as a four-cylinder, soft-top roadster from 1962 until 1980.
The MG Midget is a small two-seater sports car produced by MG from 1961 to 1979.
MG Motor UK Limited (MG Motor) is a British automotive company headquartered in Longbridge, Birmingham, United Kingdom, and a subsidiary of SAIC Motor UK, which in turn is owned by the Shanghai-based SAIC Motor.
The MG Rover Group was the last domestically owned mass-production car manufacturer in the British motor industry.
Sir Michael Edwardes (born 11 October 1930) is a British-South African business executive.
The Mini is a small economy car produced by the English-based British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000.
Mini (stylised as MINI) is a British automotive marque, owned by BMW since 2000, and used by them for a range of small cars.
The Mini Moke is a vehicle based on the Mini designed for the British Motor Corporation (BMC) by Sir Alec Issigonis and John Sheppard.
The Modern Records Centre (MRC) is the specialist archive service of the University of Warwick in Coventry, England, located adjacent to the Central Campus Library.
Morris Commercial Cars Limited was a British manufacturer of commercial vehicles formed by William Morris, founder of Morris Motors Limited, to continue the business of E G Wrigley and Company which he purchased as of 1 January 1924.
The Morris Ital is a medium sized saloon car that was built by British Leyland (BL) from 1980 until 1984.
The Morris Marina is a car that was manufactured by Austin-Morris division of British Leyland from 1971 until 1980.
The Morris Minor is a British car that debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948.
Morris Motors Limited was a British privately owned motor vehicle manufacturing company formed in 1919 to take over the assets of William Morris's WRM Motors Limited and continue production of the same vehicles.
The Morris Oxford Farina is a series of motor car models that were produced by Morris of the United Kingdom from 1959 to 1971.
Morris Oxford Series MO is an automobile produced by Morris Motors of the United Kingdom from 1948 to 1954.
The Morris Six Series MS is a six-cylinder midsize car from Morris Motors Limited which was produced from 1948 to 1953.
A motor vehicle is a self-propelled vehicle, commonly wheeled, that does not operate on rails, such as trains or trams and used for the transportation of passengers, or passengers and property.
Nanjing Automobile is a state-owned enterprise with a history that dates from 1947, businessweek.com making it the oldest of the Chinese automobile manufacturers bbc.com, Saturday, 23 July 2005, 09:36 GMT although the comparatively younger FAW Automotive was the first to actually make cars.
The National Bus Company (NBC) was a nationalised bus company that operated in England and Wales between 1969 and 1988.
The National Enterprise Board (NEB) was a United Kingdom government body.
Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
Nuffield Organization was the unincorporated umbrella-name or promotional name used for the charitable and commercial interests of owner and donor, William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield.
Nuffield Press is a former part of the UK's automotive manufacturer Nuffield Organisation / BMC, then effectively becoming part of British Leyland in 1968.
Opel (Opel) is a German automobile manufacturer, subsidiary of French automaker Groupe PSA since August 2017.
Optare is a British bus manufacturer based in Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire.
PACCAR Inc is an American Fortune 500 company and counts among the largest manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the world.
Park Royal is an area in northwest London, England.
Dating its origins back to 1889, Park Royal Vehicles along with its Leeds-based subsidiary Charles H. Roe was one of Britain's leading coachbuilders and bus manufacturers based at Park Royal, Abbey Road NW, west London, UK.
Plant Oxford located in Cowley, southeast Oxford, England, is owned by German carmaker BMW, and is the central assembly facility for the Mini range of cars.
Pressed Steel Company Limited was a British car body manufacturing business founded at Cowley near Oxford in 1926 as a joint venture between William Morris, Budd Corporation of Philadelphia USA, which held the controlling interest, and a British / American bank J. Henry Schroder & Co At that time the company was named The Pressed Steel Company of Great Britain Limited.
Prestcold was a British refrigerator manufacturer, established by the Pressed Steel Co. Ltd of Oxford in 1934.
The Princess is a family car which was produced in the United Kingdom by the Austin-Morris division of British Leyland from 1975 until 1981 (1982 in New Zealand.) The car inherited a front-wheel drive / transverse engine configuration from its predecessor, the BMC ADO17 range.
Protectionism is the economic policy of restricting imports from other countries through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, import quotas, and a variety of other government regulations.
Radford is a suburb and electoral ward of Coventry, located approximately 2 miles north of Coventry city centre.
The Land Rover Range Rover (generally known simply as a Range Rover) is a full-sized luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV) from Land Rover, a marque of Jaguar Land Rover.
Badge engineering, sometimes called rebadging, is the practice of applying a different badge or trademark (brand, logo or manufacturer's name/make/marque) to an existing product (e.g., an automobile) and subsequently marketing the variant as a distinct product.
The Riley 4 / Sixty Eight and Riley 4 / Seventy Two are cars produced by BMC from 1959 to 1969, under the Riley marque.
RileyInformation extracted from Notice issued in compliance with the Regulations of the Committee of The Stock Exchange, London (with regard to the issue of 150,000 Preference Shares of £1 each on 17 January 1934).
The Riley One-Point-Five and similar Wolseley 1500 are automobiles which were produced by Riley and Wolseley respectively from 1957 to 1965. They utilised the Morris Minor floorpan, suspension and steering but were fitted with the larger B-Series engine and MG Magnette gearbox. The two models were differentiated by nearly 20 hp (15 kW), the Riley having twin SU carburettors giving it the more power at 68 hp (50 kW). The Wolseley was released in April 1957 and the Riley was launched in November, directly after the 1957 London Motor Show. The Series II was released in May 1960. The most notable external difference was the hidden boot and bonnet hinges. Interior storage was improved with the fitting of a full width parcel shelf directly beneath the fascia. The Series III was introduced in October 1961, featuring revisions to the grille and rear lights. In October 1962 the cars received the more robust crank, bearing and other details of the larger 1,622 cc unit now being fitted in the Austin Cambridge and its "Farina" styled clones. Unlike the Farina models, however, the Wolseley 1500 and Riley One-Point-Five retained the 1,489cc engine size with which they had been launched back in 1957. Production ended in 1965 with 39,568 Rileys and 103,394 Wolseleys made. File:Wolseley 1500 1961 Castle Hedingham 2008.JPG|1961 Wolseley 1500 Saloon File:1959 Riley 1.5.jpg|1959 Riley One-Point-Five.
The Riley Pathfinder is an automobile which was produced by Riley Motors Limited in the United Kingdom from 1953 to 1957.
The Riley Two-Point-Six is an automobile which was produced by Riley from 1958 to 1959.
Rover is a British automotive marque used between 1904 and 2005.
The Rover 200 Series, and later the Rover 25, are a series of small family cars that were produced by British manufacturer Rover from 1984 to 2005.
The Rover 800 Series is an executive car range manufactured by the Austin Rover Group subsidiary of British Leyland, and its successor the Rover Group from 1986 to 1999.
The Rover Company Limited was a British car manufacturing company that operated from its base in Solihull in Warwickshire.
The Rover Group plc was the name given in 1986 to the British vehicle manufacturer BL (formerly British Leyland), which had been state-owned company since 1975.
The Rover P5 series, is a group of large saloon and coupé automobiles that were produced by Rover from 1958 until 1973.
The Rover P6 series (named as the 2000, 2200, or 3500, depending on engine displacement) is a saloon car produced by Rover and subsequently British Leyland from 1963 to 1977 in Solihull, West Midlands, England.
The Rover SD1 is both the code name and eventual production name given to a series of executive cars built by the Specialist Division (later the Jaguar-Rover-Triumph division) of British Leyland (BL), under the Rover marque.
The Ryder Report was the official report produced for the Government of the United Kingdom in 1975 by Sir Don Ryder, newly appointed head of the UK's National Enterprise Board who was given the task of reporting on the British Leyland Motor Corporation and listing recommendations for its future.
SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC, formerly Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) is a Chinese state-owned automotive design and manufacturing company headquartered in Shanghai, China, with multinational operations.
Scammell Lorries Limited was a British manufacturer of trucks, particularly specialist and military off-highway vehicles, from 1921 to 1988.
Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DEBEIS), or informally Business Secretary, is a cabinet position in the United Kingdom government.
Self-Changing Gears was a British company, set up and owned equally by Walter Gordon Wilson and John Davenport Siddeley to develop and exploit the Wilson or pre-selector gearbox.
Sherburn in Elmet (pronounced) is a large village, civil parish and electoral ward in the Selby district of North Yorkshire, England, situated near to Selby.
Shop stewards are representatives of labour unions.
A single point of failure (SPOF) is a part of a system that, if it fails, will stop the entire system from working.
Sipani Automobiles Ltd. (known as SAIL until 1978) was an Indian car manufacturer established in 1973, located in Bangalore.
Solihull is a large town in the West Midlands of England with a population of 206,700 in the 2011 Census.
Southall is a large suburban district of west London, England, and part of the London Borough of Ealing.
Speke is an area of Liverpool, Merseyside, England, close to the boundaries of the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley.
The Standard Motor Company Limited was a motor vehicle manufacturer, founded in Coventry, England, in 1903 by Reginald Walter Maudslay.
SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.
Swindon is a large town in Wiltshire, South West England, between Bristol, to the west, and Reading, the same distance east.
Tata Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Tata Motors Limited (formerly TELCO, short for Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company) headquartered in Mumbai, is an Indian multinational automotive manufacturing company and a member of the Tata Group.
Thornycroft was a United Kingdom-based vehicle manufacturer which built coaches, buses, and trucks from 1896 until 1977.
The Three-Day Week was one of several measures introduced in the United Kingdom by the Conservative Government to conserve electricity, the generation of which was severely restricted owing to industrial action by coal miners.
Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn (3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014), originally known as Anthony Wedgwood Benn, but later as Tony Benn, was a British politician, writer, and diarist.
, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.
The Triumph 2000 is a mid-sized, rear wheel drive automobile which was produced in Coventry by the Triumph Motor Company between 1963 and 1977.
The Triumph Acclaim was a front-wheel drive medium-sized family car made by British Leyland (BL) from 1981 to 1984.
The Triumph Dolomite popular small saloon car was produced by the Triumph Motor Company division of the British Leyland Corporation in Canley, Coventry between October 1972 and August 1980.
The Triumph Herald is a small two-door car introduced by the Standard-Triumph Company of Coventry in 1959 and made through to 1971.
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Triumph Motorcycles Ltd is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer, established in 1983 by John Bloor after the original company Triumph Engineering went into receivership.
The Triumph Spitfire is a small British two-seat sports car, introduced at the London Motor Show in 1962.
The Triumph Stag is a 2+2 sports tourer sold between 1970 and 1978 by the British Triumph Motor Company, styled by Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.
The Triumph Toledo is a compact car which was produced by British Leyland in the United Kingdom from 1970 to 1976.
The Triumph TR6 (1968–76) is a sports car built by British Triumph Motor Company between 1968 and 1976.
The Triumph TR7 is a sports car which was manufactured from September 1974 to October 1981 by the Triumph Motor Company (which was part of British Leyland) in the United Kingdom.
Unipart Group is a multinational logistics, supply chain, manufacturing and consultancy company headquartered in Cowley, Oxfordshire, England.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
Vanden Plas is the name of coachbuilders who produced bodies for specialist and up-market automobile manufacturers.
For the Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre, see Austin Princess. The Princess is a version of the Austin A99 Westminster produced by BMC from 1959 to 1968, latterly under the Vanden Plas marque.
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Vickers plc was the remainder of Vickers-Armstrongs after the nationalisation of three of its four operating groups: aviation (as a 50% share since 1960 of British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) in 1977), shipbuilding (Vickers Limited Shipbuilding Group in 1977) and steel.
The Volvo Group (Volvokoncernen; legally Aktiebolaget Volvo, shortened to AB Volvo) (stylized as VOLVO) is a Swedish multinational manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg.
Volvo Buses (Formal name: Volvo Bussar AB) (stylized as VOLVO) is a subsidiary and a business area of the Swedish vehicle maker Volvo, which became an independent division in 1968.
Watford is a town and borough in North West London, England, situated northwest of central London and inside the circumference of the M25 motorway.
West Lothian (Wast Lowden, Lodainn an Iar) is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, and one of its historic counties.
William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (10 October 1877 – 22 August 1963) was an English motor manufacturer and philanthropist.
The Wolseley 15/50 was an updated version of the Wolseley 4/44.
The Wolseley 15/60 is an automobile which was produced from 1958 to 1961, and then, as the Wolseley 16/60, from 1961 to 1971.
The Wolseley 4/44 is an automobile which was introduced by the British Motor Corporation in 1952 and manufactured from 1953 to 1956.
The Wolseley 4/50 and similar 6/80 were Wolseley Motors' first post-war automobiles.
The Wolseley 6/90 is a car produced by Wolseley Motors Limited in the United Kingdom from 1954 to 1959.
The Wolseley 6/99 was the final large Wolseley car.
Wolseley Motors Limited was a British motor vehicle manufacturer founded in early 1901 by the Vickers armaments combine in conjunction with Herbert Austin.
Wolverhampton is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Workington is an historic industrial town and civil parish at the mouth of the River Derwent on the west coast of Cumbria, England.
The 1973 oil crisis began in October 1973 when the members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries proclaimed an oil embargo.
The 1980s oil glut was a serious surplus of crude oil caused by falling demand following the 1970s energy crisis.
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