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BL Commercial Vehicles

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1978 BL formed a new group for its commercial vehicle interests - BL Commercial Vehicles (BLCV) under managing director David Abell. The following companies moved under this new umbrella:

1980 BL Commercial Vehicles employed 38,000[1]

BL Commercial Vehicles and the Land Rover Group later brought together as Land Rover-Leyland.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 14, 1980