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Britain"s motor industry

Britain"s motor industry

the first hundred years : the fluctuating fortunes of Britain"s car manufacturers, from Queen Victoria"s time to the present day

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Published by G. T. Foulis & Company in Sparkford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobile industry and trade -- Great Britain -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-278) and index.

    StatementNick Georgano ... [et al.] ; edited by Nick Georgano ; foreword by HRH Prince Michael of Kent.
    ContributionsGeorgano, G. N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9710.G72 B75 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination328 p. :
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20844621M
    ISBN 100854299238

      Heres a story about how the British motorcycle industry, (and manufacturing industry in general) was run. I don't know how true it is, but its a good story anyway. A friend of my Uncles' bought a new Roadrocket in , (just before they cheapened it into the Super Rocket), and he joined the BSA OC. The British Motor Industry, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this fascinating and well-researched book, Timothy 3/5.

      Britain's motor industry is to receive a £m boost as a pair of foreign investors pump money into the UK’s booming automotive sector.   Look: When Coventry was transformed into Britain’s 'Motor City' It was the cradle of the British motor industry. An aerial picture of .

    Austin, Hillman, Morris, Standard and Wolseley are just a few of the myriad marques that once constituted Britain's indigenous motor industry. Born in into the high summer of Victorian prosperity, the industry survived until the collapse of MG Rover in Jonathan Wood chronicles its century-long life, from the production of hand-made bespoke automobiles for the . Archive. The British Motor Industry Heritage Trust is a charity organisation set up to preserve and provide access to historical documents, images and film that record the work and achievements of the people who were employed in the British motor industry.


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About the Book: Wonderfully illustrated history of the British motor industry from throughin observance of Britains Automotive Golden Jubilee. Covers cars, commercial vehicles and thoughts on the future.

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The British Motor Museum is dedicated to cars made in Britain at a time when the industry was one of the leading members of the world automotive industry. Sadly, in the late s and s, strikes, poor quality and a multitude of management problems virtually killed off the British car as we once knew it.

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A really good book on the problems of the British motorcycle industry from someone who was intimately involved at the time. It's interesting to see that internally the engineers at all the major British motorcycle companies knew that the Japanese competition was coming and actually had sensible, feasible ideas to combat the threat but that they were ignored by the senior 4/5.

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