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Alt Ref No05669
Artist or CreatorMichael Cummings
Title or Caption"We seem, Lord Rootes, to have joined together to make more cars at the precise moment that Mr. Marples has decided to abolish them."
Extent1 item
Published byDaily Express
Date06 Jun 1964
Embedded text or transcriptWarden
Bankers orders only
Travellers cheques accepted
Alcohol test
Forgetfulness test
Bad temper test
Person DepictedHitler; Adolf (1889-1945)
Rootes; Lord
NotesNews: 4 June: Ernest Marples, announces review of London parking meters. (The Times Page 8 col g) News: 5 June: Ernest Marples plans for campaign against drinking and driving. (the Times Page 12 col b) News: 8 June: Lord Rootes, on Chrysler deal (speech/statement). (The Times Page 5 col c) European Chrysler was by the purchase of the English Rootes Group and the French Simca company. The Rootes group consisted of Hillman, Humber, Sunbeam and Singer. It was similar to Chrysler USA; basic platforms were common to each range, with Hillman selling the basic car, Sunbeam adding sportiness, Singer a luxury, and Humber making big luxury sedans.
Subjectstraffic wardens
parking tickets
parking meters
luxury cars
Chrysler UK
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