British cars – a quick history
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A quick history of the British car industry

In this quick history of the British car industry, economist Dan Coffey explains how a once thriving British-owned car manufacturing industry, largely disappeared.

From its heyday in the 1960s when only 10% of cars were imported into the UK, to the European imports and arrival of foreign car manufacturers, welcomed by Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s.

  • 22 Feb 2019
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