British Leyland and BMC Merger

14 May 1968
Britain’s biggest motor manufacturer, the British Leyland Motor Corporation, employing nearly 200,000 men with annual sales worth more than £800 million, comes into existence officially today. Leyland’s merger with BMC in January was described tactfully at first as a joining of forces, but the new operatng structure announced today is clearly dominated by Leyland management philosophies and Leyland men.

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