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The Times, 28 February 1968 : Creative Role For Issigonis In B.M.C. Board Switch

By GEOFFREY CHARLES, Motoring Correspondent A high-level reshuffle of B.M.C. directors’ areas of responsibility was announced yesterday as part of a streamlining process before completion of the B.M.H.- Leyland merger. The moves centre on the decision by Alec Issigonis, B.M.C.’s technical director, to devote himself full-time to more creative and…

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The Times, 13 February 1968 : One Of The Main Criticisms Of B.M.C…

Sir George Harriman, chairman of British Leyland Motor Corporation, talks to GEOFFREY CHARLES, Motoring Correspondent, about the company’s plans Sir George Harriman pointed from the window of his Longbridge office. “That”, he said, “is the answer to our critics, at home and abroad. That’s what they should see-and it’s happening…

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The Times, 18 January 1968 : £410M British Leyland Group To Storm The World Market

By MAURICE CORINA and PHILIP JACOBSON After months of tough behind-the-scenes negotiations-brought to a head in the past four days by Leyland Motor’s determination to bid, if necessary, for British Motor Holdings-the biggest merger in Britain’s industrial history has been concluded successfully. The formation of the British Leyland Motor Corporation, hurriedly announced yesterday…

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The Times, 18 January 1968 : Motor Merger Is Britain’s Biggest

£800m sales a year for BMH-Leyland group BY OUR BUSINESS NEWS STAFF A £410m. merger between British Motor Holdings and Leyland Motors was announced yesterday. The biggest in the history of British industry, it will create British Leyland Motor Corporation, fifth biggest company in the United Kingdom and one of the top three motor…

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