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Leyland Bus was a British bus manufacturer. It emerged from the Rover Group (formerly British Leyland) as a management buyout of the bus business. It was subsequently acquired by Volvo Buses and the name disappeared in 1993.
- 1896 Formed as the Lancashire Steam Motor Company.
- 1907 Name changed to Leyland Motors.
- 1968 Merger with British Motor Holdings to form British Leyland Motor Corporation (BLMC).
- 1975 BLMC was nationalised and became British Leyland (BL).
- 1986 BL changed its name to Rover Group.
- 1987 The bus business of Rover Group became independent as Leyland Bus following a management buyout.
- 1988 The business was acquired by Volvo Buses.
- 1993 Volvo discontinues Leyland models ending all production of the buses and the Workington factory, where they were built.
Product range Edit
- Main article: List of Leyland buses
- Leyland Steam Carriage Co. - steam bus built in 189?
- Leyland Atlantean
- Leyland Fleetline
- Leyland Lioness
- Leyland Lynx
- Leyland National - 1970s
- Leyland Olympian
- Leyland Panther
- Leyland Swift
- Leyland Tiger
- Leyland Titan
See also Edit
- Collecting and preservation related
References / sources Edit
- "History of Leyland Motors Limited,Leyland, Lancashire: Part 1". Retrieved on 2006-06-15.
- "History of Leyland Motors Limited,Leyland, Lancashire: Part 2". Retrieved on 2006-06-15.
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