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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.
AC Cars Ltd. formerly known as Auto Carriers Ltd., is a British specialist automobile manufacturer and one of the oldest independent car makers founded in Britain.
Andrew Jordan (born 24 May 1989 in Sutton Coldfield) is a British auto racing driver, who drives in the British Touring Car Championship.
Andrew Neate (born 19 August 1974 in Aylesbury) is a British racing driver, who has driven in several different series throughout his career.
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 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-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.
Bainton Road is a residential road in north Oxford, England.
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 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.
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.
British Aerospace plc (BAe) was a British aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer.
British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.
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 Holdings Limited (BMH) was a British vehicle manufacturing company known until 14 December 1966 as British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC).
The British Touring Car Championship is a touring car racing series held each year in the United Kingdom, currently organised and administered by TOCA.
Buick, formally the Buick Motor Division, is an upscale automobile brand of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).
A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.
LTI Limited trading as The London Taxi Company was a British taxicab design and manufacturing company based in Coventry, United Kingdom.
Cecil Kimber (1888–1945) was an automobile engineer, most famous for his role in being the driving force behind the MG car company.
A compact car (North America), or small family car in British acceptation, is a classification of cars that are larger than a subcompact car but smaller than a mid-size car, roughly equivalent to the C-segment in Europe.
A concept car (also known for as concept vehicle, show vehicle or prototype) is a car made to showcase new styling and/or new technology.
A coupé — also known as coupe — is a car with a fixed-roof body style usually with two doors, however some four-door cars have been marketed as four door coupés or quad coupés due to their coupé-like roofline at the rear.
Coventry is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England.
Cowley in Oxford, England, is a residential and industrial area that forms a small conurbation within greater Oxford.
Daimler AG is a German multinational automotive corporation.
De Tomaso Modena SpA was an Italian car-manufacturing company.
The Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters (DTM, German Touring Car Masters) is a touring car series sanctioned by DMSB and ITR who has been an affiliation of FIA since 1976 and 2003 respectively.
"Full-size car" is a marketing term used in North America for an automobile larger than a mid-size car.
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.
Timothy Jason Plato (born 14 October 1967 in Oxford, Oxfordshire) is a British racing driver currently competing in the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) for Team BMR.
The King's Cross railway accident occurred on 4 February 1945, at London King's Cross railway station on the East Coast Main Line of the London & North Eastern Railway.
Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.
As of 2014 there are approximately 35 active British car manufacturers and over 500 defunct British car manufacturers.
London Motorfair (London Motor Show) was an alternative London auto show to the British International Motor Show, that was held at Earls Court biannually from 1977 to 1999.
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.
View north along Longwall Street. Longwall Street is a street in central Oxford, England.
Marc Hynes (born 26 February 1978 in Guildford) is a British racing driver, currently driving for Quantel Bifold Racing.
McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
The MG 14/28 Super Sports is a sports car that was launched in 1924.
The MG 14/40 or MG 14/40 Mark IV is a sports car that was made by MG and launched in 1927.
The MG 3 is a subcompact car produced by the Chinese automotive giant SAIC.
The MG 5 is a compact car that has been produced by the British company MG Motor onwards from 2012.
The MG 6 is a compact car which has been produced by the Chinese-owned British automotive manufacturer MG Motor since 2010.
The MG7 is a mid-size sports saloon that was built by Chinese carmaker MG Motor, derived from the British cars, Rover 75 and MG ZT.
The MG C-type is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1931 to 1932.
The MG Car Club is an international club founded in 1930 for owners and enthusiasts of MG cars.
The MG D-type "Midget" is a sports car that was produced by MG in 1931 and 1932.
The MG EX-E is a concept car that was produced by MG and presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1985.
The MG F and MG TF are mid-engined, rear wheel drive roadster cars that were sold under the MG marque by three manufacturers between 1995 and 2011.
The MG F-type Magna is a six-cylinder-engined car that was produced by MG from October 1931 to 1932.
The MG GS is the first sports utility vehicle (SUV) to be produced by MG Motor at its plant in China.
The MG J-type is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1932 to 1934.
The MG K-type Magnette is a motor car produced in the United Kingdom by MG from October 1932 to 1934.
The MG KN Magnette is a coupé that was produced by MG between 1933 and 1934 and was designed to use up surplus bodies made for the unsold MG K-type saloons.
The MG L-type is a sports car that was produced by the MG Car company in 1933 and 1934.
The MG M-type (also known as the MG Midget) is a sports car that was produced by the MG Cars from April 1929 to 1932.
The MG Magnette is an automobile that was produced by MG between 1953 and 1968.
The MGA is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1955 to 1962.
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 N-type Magnette is a sports car that was produced by MG from October 1934 to 1936.
The MG P-type is a sports car that was produced by MG from 1934 to 1936.
The MG Q-type (sometimes referred to as the MG QA) is a racing car that was produced by MG in 1934.
The MG R-type is a motor car that was produced by MG in 1935.
The MG Rover Group was the last domestically owned mass-production car manufacturer in the British motor industry.
The MG SA or MG 2-litre is a sporting saloon that was produced by MG from 1936 to 1939.
The MG T series is a range of body-on-frame open two-seater sports cars with very little weather protection that were produced by MG from 1936 to 1955.
The MG VA, or MG 1½-litre as it was originally marketed, is a motor car that was produced by MG between February 1937 and September 1939 and was the smallest of the three sports saloons they produced in the late 1930s, the others being the SA and WA.
The MG WA is a sporting saloon that was produced by MG between 1938 and 1939 and was at the time the largest and heaviest car the company had built.
The MG XPower SV is a sports car that was produced by MG Rover.
The MG Y-Type is an automobile produced by MG in England from 1947 to 1953.
The MG ZR is an MG branded "hot hatch" version of the Rover 25 supermini class car, produced by MG Rover at their Longbridge plant in Birmingham from 2001 to 2005.
The MG ZS is a sports family car that was built by MG Rover from 2001 until 2005.
The MG ZS is a sports utility vehicle (SUV) produced by the Chinese owned, British automotive marque MG Motor.
The MG ZT is an automobile which was produced by MG Rover from 2001 to 2005.
The MG-Lola EX257 (sometimes referred to as simply MG EX257) is a Le Mans Prototype built by Lola for the MG car company for their attempt to compete again at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in.
Sir Michael Edwardes (born 11 October 1930) is a British-South African business executive.
A mid-size car (occasionally referred to as an intermediate) is the North American/Australian standard for an automobile with a size equal to or greater than that of a compact.
This article refers to the motor car manufactured by Morris Motors Limited from 1928–1934.
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.
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 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (formerly the NASCAR SuperTruck Series presented by Craftsman and the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series) is a pickup truck racing series owned and operated by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, and is the only series in all of NASCAR to race modified production pickup trucks.
New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.
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.
Oxford is a city in the South East region of England and the county town of Oxfordshire.
Phoenix Venture Holdings (PVH), also known as the Phoenix Consortium, was a British company formed by four businessmen (John Towers, Peter Beale, Nick Stephenson and John Edwards).
Project Kimber was the industry group which intended to restart production of the discontinued Smart Roadster car in the United Kingdom in 2006, following their unsuccessful bid for MG Rover Group in 2005.
Qvale was an independent Italian car manufacturer founded in 2000 by the American Kjell Qvale's son, Bruce Qvale.
The Qvale Mangusta is a sports car produced in limited numbers in Italy by the automaker Qvale between 2000 and 2002.
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.
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).
A roadster (spider or spyder) is an open two-seat car with emphasis on sporting appearance or character.
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 400 Series, and later the Rover 45, are a series of small family cars that were produced by the British manufacturer Rover from 1990 to 2005.
The Rover 75 is an executive car that was produced by British car manufacturers Rover Group and later by MG Rover, under the Rover marque.
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 V8 engine is a compact V8 internal combustion engine with aluminium cylinder heads and cylinder block, originally designed by General Motors and later re-designed and produced by Rover in the United Kingdom.
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.
Samuel Lewis "Sam" Tordoff (born 19 April 1989) is a British racing car driver.
A sedan (American, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand English) or saloon (British, Irish and Indian English) is a passenger car in a three-box configuration with A, B & C-pillars and principal volumes articulated in separate compartments for engine, passenger and cargo.
The Smart Roadster (W452) was a two-door, two-seater sports car (S-segment in Europe) first introduced in 2003 by Smart GmbH.
Sport-utility (vehicle), SUV or sport-ute is an automotive classification, typically a kind of station wagon / estate car with off-road vehicle features like raised ground clearance and ruggedness, and available four-wheel drive.
A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.
A subcompact car is the American term for an automobile with a class size smaller than a compact car usually not exceeding in length, but larger than a microcar.
A supercar is a luxury, high-performance sports car or grand tourer.
Thames Valley Police, formerly known as Thames Valley Constabulary, is the territorial police force responsible for policing the Thames Valley area covered by the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
The Toyota Tundra is a pickup truck manufactured in the United States by the Japanese manufacturer Toyota since May 1999.
Triple Eight Racing is an auto racing team formed in 1996 as Triple Eight Race Engineering, currently competing in the British Touring Car Championship and the British GT Championship.
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 Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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.
Wen Jiabao (born 15 September 1942) was the sixth Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, serving as China's head of government for a decade between 2003 and 2013.
William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (10 October 1877 – 22 August 1963) was an English motor manufacturer and philanthropist.
The World Rally Championship (WRC) is a rallying series organised by the FIA, culminating with a champion driver and manufacturer.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The 24 Heures du Mans was the 23rd 24 Hours of Le Mans, and took place on 11 and 12 June 1955 on Circuit de la Sarthe.
The 2012 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship was a multi-event motor racing championship for production-based touring cars held across England and Scotland.
The 24 Hours of Le Mans (24 Heures du Mans) is the world's oldest active sports car race in endurance racing, held annually since near the town of Le Mans, France.