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Making Cars at Cowley - 9780752491462

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  • Product code: AGNWH
  • ISBN: 9780752491462
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.2cm x 15.7cm
  • Pages: 176
  • Publish date: 01/05/2013

Making Cars at Cowley (Paperback)

Making Cars at Cowley - 9780752491462

Gillian Bardsley


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In 1913 an ambitious young businessman named William Morris converted a derelict military college on the outskirts of Oxford into an assembly hall for motor vehicles. He thus opened the first chapter in one of the most extraordinary success stories of the British motor industry, becoming Lord Nuffield and a multi-millionaire in the process. From Morris Motors and Pressed Steel, via the British Motor Corporation and British Leyland to its role as part of BMW and their successful manufacture of the new Mini, car manufacture at Cowley has been a significant player. Though the old factory chimneys have given way to more modern developments, Oxford today would be a very different place without its influence.

Product Details

  • Product code: AGNWH
  • ISBN: 9780752491462
  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 23.2cm x 15.7cm
  • Pages: 176
  • Publish date: 01/05/2013

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