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In September 1965, BMC took control of its major suppliers (of bodies), Pressed Steel, acquiring Jaguar's body supplier in the process.

In September 1966, BMC merged with Jaguar Cars Limited.

On 14 December 1966, BMC changed its name to British Motor Holdings Limited or BMH.

BMH merged in May 1968 with Leyland Motor Corporation Limited, which made trucks and buses and were owners of Standard-Triumph International Limited, BMH becoming the major part of British Leyland Motor Corporation.


Scripophily BMC 1959
A BMC share certificate
British Motor Corporation ambulance reg BPF 281 H
A BMC ambulance
1963 MkI Mini
A 1963 Austin Mini Super-Deluxe
The Mini was BMC's all-time best seller.
A 1965 Riley 4/72

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