Leyland Down Under
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LEYLAND has joined forces wit Nino to supply buses to Austrz lian customers. If You've Go The Passengers We've Got th Buses is the current advertisin slogan at Leyland Australi where the bus range now ir cludes chassis familiar in Britair and some newcomers.
While British manufacturer face increased competition i many traditional world bus ma kets, in Australia, Leyland as. sembles and markets Hino bu chassis from Japan as well as il more familiar Leyland products In a deal concluded last yea Leyland Australia chose to ma ket the Hino AM100 28 fron mounted engine bus, the Hin BX341 front-engined bus cha! sis, and the mid-engined Hin BG100. All are powered by Si; cylinder engines.
Also marketed are the Leylan Super Viking with fron mounted engine, the Leylar Leopard, and an Australian ve sion of the rear-engined Leylar B21 which is powered by a D troit Diesel 6-71 engine.
Leyland Australia was one the few members of the Austr lian motor industry to ha\
made a profit during 1980 to tl
tune of Australian $1.6m (£1 Leyland Australia has also r cently completed a deal giving distribution and assembly righ for Peugeot cars.