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Margaret Thatcher Changed the Future of Britain’s Luxury Auto Brands


Margaret Thatcher made important changes in Britain’s auto industry along the time, which had a great importance for the nation’s economy. In the 1980s Japanese automakers started building assembly plants in the UK, beginning with Nissan in 1986 with its Sunderland plant. This was the first Japanese plant in Europe and it was all due to the Iron Lady’s effort. The ...
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