From small acorns…a world-standard industry – Part 2

Having left the Golden Years behind, the British Motor Industry had entered its ‘Glory Years’, continues Iain Robertson, as he highlights the landmark changes that have taken place over the past sixty years. Not wishing to ignore the commercial vehicle sector, successful truck-maker, Leyland, saved Standard-Triumph from the ignominy of bankruptcy in 1960. However, BMC […]

Kaizen, or KIAzen? Korean carmaker chooses

When making plans for the future, highlights our motoring man, Iain Robertson, carmakers in South Korea have something approximating an ace up their sleeves and Kia Motors exemplifies it more than any of them. In the mid-1990s, when the South Korean motor industry started to make a noise on the international scene, I determined that […]