In 1952, Morris merged with Austin to become The British Motor Corporation , which in turn merged with Jaguar and the Leyland Motor Company to become the British Leyland Motor Corporation
Rover Motor Company merges with Leyland, Leyland becomes dominant 1968: Leyland merges with British Motor Holdings (owned Jaguar and EMC to form British Leyland Motor Corporation
1970: Range Rover first appears in public (2 door) 1971: 750,000th Land Rover built 1974: British Leyland nationalised 1975: British Leyland Motor Company changes its name to British Leyland, Ltd 1976: 1,000,000th Land Rover produced INSPIRED BY WAR-TIME JEEP Maurice Wilks was the first chief designer for the Rover Car Company and worked on his prototype on his farm in Anglesey.
n1975 - British Leyland Motor Corporation
and is nationalised as British Leyland, and is split into four divisions.
The former Leyland export manager, whose career took him to the very top of the British motor industry, was at the helm from the creation of the British Leyland Motor Corporation
in 1967 to its nationalisation in 1975.
In 1966, the British Motor Corporation (an earlier coalition of Austin and Morris) merged with Jaguar to form British Motor Holdings, and they in turn merged with the Leyland Motor Corporation (makers of commercial vehicles) to form British Leyland Motor Corporation
THE British Leyland Motor Corporation
was created in 1968 by the merger of British Motor Holdings (BMH) and Leyland Motor Corporation (LMC), encouraged by the Wilson Labour Government.