Monday, February 19, 2024

Morris Motor Company (Mini)

The Morris Motor Company started 1913 with the production of bicycles and has been able to establish itself in the automotive industry over the years. Until the release of 1952, the British company was based in Cowley, Oxfordshire, and brought 38 models to market during this period. Thanks to the takeover of assembly line production by Henry Ford the production could be increased further and further. Morris had an excellent reputation and subsequently took over several competitors and suppliers to achieve their own independence. Correctly exists, at least the brand Morris, even today, 1952 merged the company with the largest competitor Austin, this merger ended 1968 again in a merger to British Leyland Motor Corporation. At the end of this corporation were represented by 25 brands that are still found on the market after splits, including, for example, Mini, Daimler, Jaguar and MG, In the original production site sits today BMW and produces the current Mini there. There are still many private associations in so-called owner clubs that carry out vehicle tuning and restoration work on their models. Even smaller, local car and tuning shows are organized by such clubs.

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