Why are the no British owned car makers? The British car industry was once the greatest in the world with legendary cars like the E-Type, Mini and Range Rover, but in the 60s and 70s British cars got a reputation for being unreliable and slow. Sales fell and a Government merger and nationalisation failed to make British Leyland viable. This video explores what happened to glorious British manufacturers like Bentley, Rolls Royce, Rover, Morris, Land Rover, Lotus and Jaguar. Was it jus the fault of management and the Unions, or was there more to it..?