The first two level motorway viaduct, the M1 Tinsley Viaduct opened.
Ford introduced the Escort range, including a high performance twin cam model.
The last Routemaster bus was delivered to London Transport
The driving test fee was increase from £1 to £1 15s.
The largest motor company in British #history was formed by the merger of British Motor Holdings with Leyland Motors to create British Leyland Motor Corporation.