Lucas Electric made famously unreliable electrical components for British cars, hence the OP’s title.
Aw. A generation ends. Admittedly, a generation of excitement generally caused by ‘Why is my electrical harness on fire?’
Thought this was going to be an obit for Robert Novak.
Or Dick Cheney.
I guess Britons will stop drinking their beer warm now.
Old joke: Britons don’t drink their beer warm because they like it, the drink their beer warm because they use Lucas refrigerators
I may have to stock up on spares.
LSUK. Look! Truth in advertising!
And i thought this was going to be about Peter Mandelson …
Lucas Industries was purchased by the US Varity Corporation in 1996 and the various arms spun off so if this is anything that was a part of the original Lucas it must be a very small part.