The things they say...

"The young market is something the Americans are terribly aware of, and quite rightly, but the message obviously has not penetrated to lorry-minded Lord Stokes and his board. ... Within a couple of years BLMH will have the same stodgy, family-appeal unhomologated range enjoyed by Vauxhall and precious few young people will be purchasing the products."—Motoring News, commenting on the decision by British Leyland to close its Cornpetitions Department at Abingdon.