Articles tagged Harriman

Page 36 of February 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, February 1963

Rumblings

A TWIN-ENGINED B.M.C. MOKE 4 x 4 One Friday in January the Editor was the recipient of a mysterious telephone call from Longbridge, Reg Bishop of B.M.C. Publicity requesting his company at the Austin works by 12 noon on the Monday. We agreed to go, imagining that a B.M.C. Rolls or a new Cheshunt-challenging rally car was to be released. It seemed rather tactless to visit the makers of front-...

Page 42 of January 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, January 1981

The Things They Say . . .

"For very short journeys it will save fuel to go by bicycle or on foot." This blinding glimpse of the obvious comes from an official publication issued by the Institute of Advanced Motorists! * * * "Some of those who attended must have been so lulled by the pleasures of the Hotel Carlton that they decided they quite liked the Marina" — Jeff Daniels writing about the Press release of the...

Page 18 of November 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, November 1961

Looking at the London Motor Show

Looking at the London Motor Show SENSATIONS preceded the 1961 Earls Court Show. On the eve of opening day Sir Reginald Rootes sacked 8,000 workers as a result of the Acton strike and announced that his company had ceased to exist—although we were glad to see that all his stands at the Show were fully occupied. Then at the B.M.C. Press Lunch Richard Dimbleby came in for strong criticism, Mr....

Page 46 of January 1962 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1962

LETTERS FROM READERS

LETTERS FROM READERS N.B.—Opinions expressed are those of our Correspondents and "Motor Sport" does not necessarily associate itself with thern.—Ed WEST GERMAN PRICES Sir, " So B.M.C. means business . . in Western Europe exports up by 71%, with a 95% increase in the last three months . • . The secret to success is competitive prices." Thank you, Mr. Harriman, for providing these statistics which...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

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