Morris Minors : 1950
1950: Lined in solemn, soldier-like files on the jetty of the Samuel Willams wharf of the London docks are these Morris Minor cars, destined for Canada and sales in the precious dollar. Some 500 in total, they are part of a 1 million dollar consignment from the Nuffield Organisation of Cowley, Oxford.
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Transport - The New Rover 800 Series - Downing Street
Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at the wheel of the new 133mph Executive Austin Rover car, outside 10 Downing Street. The flagship of the new Rover 800 series, the car is a result of five years joint collaboration with the Japanese firm Honda, and will feature a new 2.5 litre Japanese engine.
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Transport - WG Lydiards Bicar - Farnham, Surrey
WG Lydiard rides his Bicar near his home in Farnham, Surrey. He won the first prize in a man-powered land transport design competition run by the British weekly review Engineering. Lydiard is an engineer at the Royal Aircraft Establishment in Farnborough.
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