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British Leyland - Timelines - Other Merger Events
... last Lanchester 1956) 1938 Morris Motors purchases Wolseley and Riley and from 1943 they are jointly referred to as the Nuffield Organisation 1944 Standard acquire. 1961 Leyland Motors acquire Standard Triumph 1962 Leyland Motors acquired ACV, the renamed AEC (Associated Equipment Company) company ... Climax 1965 Rover acquire Alvis 1966 Jaguar merged into BMC, later BMC changes its name to British Motor Holdings (BMH) 1967 Leyland absorb Rover 1968 Leyland merge with British Motor Holdings to ...
Harry John Lawson - Motor Promotor
... Lawson saw great opportunities in the creation of a motor car industry in Britain, and sought to enrich himself by garnering important patents and shell ... the elimination of the Red Flag Act, Lawson and Frederick Simms founded the Motor Car Club of Britain ... Lawson and the Motor Car Club organised the first London to Brighton run, the "Emancipation Run", which was held on 14 November 1896 to celebrate the relaxation of the Red Flag Act, which eased the way for the start ...
Riley (automobile) - British Motor Corporation
... confusion became critical in 1952 with the merger of Nuffield and Austin as the British Motor Corporation ... and 1968 a series of mergers took place in the British motor industry, ultimately creating the British Leyland Motor Corporation, whose management ... A BLMC press release was reported in The Times of 9 July 1969 "British Leyland will stop making Riley cars from today ...
Mini (marque)
... Mini (styled as MINI) is a British automotive marque, owned by BMW, which specialises in small cars ... and the Austin Seven, launched by the British Motor Corporation in 1959, and developed into a brand encompassing a range of small cars, including the Countryman, Moke and Clubman ... The Mini was originally a product of the British Motor Corporation, which in 1966 became part of British Motor Holdings ...
Pressed Steel Company - British Leyland and BMW
... Its sales to the British motor industry—over 90% of turnover— were by value 40% to BMC and a similar share to Rootes ... subsidiary Fisher Ludlow, Nuffield Metal Products, Austin, Morris Commercial Cars and Morris Motor Bodies ... In 1965 Pressed Steel was acquired by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and BMC set about combining Pressed Steel with its existing body making subsidiary Fisher and Ludlow, acquired ...

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