Category:Nuffield Organisation

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Nuffield Organization 
automobile manufacturer
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Instance ofautomobile manufacturer
Industryautomotive industry
Location United Kingdom
Headquarters location
  • 1938
Dissolved, abolished or demolished
  • 1952
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Nuffield Organisation (tr); ナッフィールド・オーガニゼーション (ja); Nuffield Organization (fr); Nuffield Organisation (sv); Nuffield Organisation (pl); Nuffield Organization (nl); Nuffield Organisation (de); Nuffield (fi); Nuffield Organization (en); Nuffield Organisation (pt); Nuffield Organisation (el); Nuffield Organisation (it) automobile manufacturer (en); ancien constructeur automobile (fr); ehemaliger Automobilhersteller (de) Nuffield (de)

Nuffield Organization was the unincorporated umbrella-name or promotional name used for the charitable and commercial interests of owner and donor, William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield. The name was assumed following Nuffield's gift made to form his Nuffield Foundation in 1943, it linked his business interests to his existing very generous philanthropy. The same enterprises had previously been referred to as the Morris Organizations and at first described itself as:

The Nuffield Organization, A Cornerstone of Britain's Industrial Structure.

The productive businesses were owned by Morris Motors Limited and this corporate structure appears to have been retained until the formation of British Leyland in 1968.

In 1945 the principal businesses among them were:

  • Morris Motors Limited - Morris vehicles which was also the Nuffield Organization's holding company for:
  • Wolseley Motors Limited - Wolseley cars
  • Riley (Coventry) Limited - Riley cars
  • The M.G. Car Company Limited - MG cars
  • Morris Commercial Cars Limited - producing vans and trucks
  • The S.U. Carburetter Company Limited

and included:

Nuffield Acceptances Limited - Arranged finance in connection with hire-purchase agreements for the purchase of motor cars
Nuffield (Australia) Pty Limited
Nuffield Exports Limited
Nuffield Mechanizations Limited - produced tanks during the war
Nuffield Metal Products Limited
Nuffield Tools and Gauges Limited - production equipment for the other companies
The Nuffield Press Limited - publishing handbooks, owners' magazine etc.


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