By |2021-09-20T15:18:34+01:00September 18th, 2021|History|

Motorways changed how we travelled and how we live The construction of motorways opened Britain up, of course, making cars even [...]


By |2021-09-18T13:14:18+01:00September 18th, 1962|History|

Joining forces to maximise production Further milestones were reached with the design of fabulous new models, and the Company sometimes joining forces [...]


By |2021-09-18T13:04:21+01:00September 18th, 1950|History|

Austin. Always ahead of its time. By the mid-50s Longbridge was producing almost 200,000 vehicles per year, and had a workforce of [...]


By |2021-09-18T12:58:09+01:00September 18th, 1941|History|

Inexorable success, as British motorists fall in love with the Austin Seven At the war’s end, Herbert Austin was knighted, and factory [...]


By |2021-09-18T12:58:35+01:00September 18th, 1914|History|

His start-up capital was £20,000. Most of it borrowed from friends. By 1914 Austin was producing 100 cars per year. In the [...]


By |2021-09-18T12:39:53+01:00September 18th, 1905|History|

Way back in 1905 when farmer’s son Herbert Austin (pictured), a trained architect and experienced engineer, purchased a disused printing works in [...]

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