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British Leyland - From Steam Wagons to Seventies Strife Mortons Media Group Ltd
During the 1960s vehicle makers all over the world were looking to expand and amalgamate as at the time it was considered the only way they could survive.
As a major manufacturing nation Britain at the time had a large number of makers of all kinds of vehicles and gradually many of them joined together to form two large companies.
Written by Heritage Commercials editor, Stephen Pullen, this publication looks at the histories of many of the companies that found themselves in this massive organisation, together with some of the products that they produced, the problems they faced and what happened to them in the end.
Makes covered include Jaguar, Vanden Plas, Rover, Triumph, Mini, Alvis, AEC, Albion, Scammell etc, while it also looks at some of BL's more unusual products including gas turbines, miltary tanks, trains and fridges.