Leyland Motors

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Leyland Motors
FateMerged with British Motor Holdings
SuccessorBritish Leyland Motor Corporation
Founded1896; 126 years ago (1896) (as Lancashire Steam Motor Company)
Defunct1968 (1968)

Leyland Motors Limited (later known as the Leyland Motor Corporation) started in the town of Leyland, Lancashire, England. It started as a bus manufacturing company but soon started to make trucks too. The factory locations included Spurrier Works in Leyland. A new factory was opened in Workington where the Leyland National Bus was produced from 1972 to 1985.

References[change | change source]

  • Jack, Doug (1984). The Leyland Bus Mk2, UK: Transport Publishing Company. ISBN 0-903839-67-9

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