Since 1905, Herbert Austin's Longbridge car factory, known locally as 'The Austin', has provided a livelihood for many thousands of families in the West Midlands. This is the story of the vehicles produced there, and the factory itself ' in the words of those intimately involved in the styling, design, testing and building of cars. It is rich in historical detail and social history, and will fascinate motoring enthusiasts as well as those who have worked at Longbridge.
'a fascinating tale, well told' Daily Telegraph
'fills a gap... and deserves to do well' The Automobile