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Why Rover Crashed

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Julia Finch, City editor of the Guardian The consultant director of design claims senior staff wasted company cash by taking business flights to Europe from Birmingham airport, when they could have flown for a fraction of the price on low-cost carriers. He also accused the car group’s top executives of naivety in the way they […]

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MG Rover in administration

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MG Rover Group Limited – in administration The joint administrators of MG Rover Group Limited will be holding a news conference on Friday 10 June at 1.30pm to provide an update on the company’s affairs. The conference, which follows the MG Rover Group Limited creditors’ meeting, will take place in the Arden Room at the […]

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The Bidders according to Autocar

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Chapman Automotive: Is bidding for the MG brand, the MG TF and the plant to manufacture it. It claims funding from a consortium including an overseas vehicle manufacture, a US based investment fund with a wealthy investor. The Chapman plan involves reviving TF production and moving it to another West Midlands facility, but not producing […]

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Price Waterhouse Cooper Update

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MG Rover Group Limited and subsidiary companies (in administration) – update by the joint administrators – 20 May 2005 20/05/2005 13:07 The joint administrators of MG Rover Group Limited asked potential bidders to provide proof of funds for their bids by the end of last week and have spent this week examining these. Interest in […]

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Chapman Automotive bid for MG TF line

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Chapman Automotive Limited is in the final stages of putting together a bid to purchase assets related to MG from the administrators of MG Rover Group Limited and Powertrain Limited, PricewaterhouseCoopers. Finance for the bid – which relates only to the MG brand, the TF two-seater sports car and associated manufacturing equipment – is supported […]

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Former MGR Head of training launches FREE website to help people back into work!

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Free Website www.mgrovertoptalent.com has been launched (Tuesday 10th May) to help anybody who has been affected by the recent closure of MG Rover, Longbridge Birmingham back into work. Former Head of Training at MG Rover Longbridge, Jo Cameron of www.enliven-uk.com has teamed up with Paul Curtis of www.theateammarketing.com and local award winning web designers www.threadcreative.co.uk […]

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Glasses Guide reassess MGR depreciation!

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Following on from the news that MG Rover was being put into administration, there has been widespread speculation about the effect this might have on residual values. According to Glass’s, a definitive situation regarding increased rates of depreciation for MG and Rover-branded cars has yet to emerge fully, with most dealers unwilling to make dramatic […]

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Warranty Direct offers 20% discount on MGR Warranty!

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Following the demise of MG Rover, independent warranty company, Warranty Direct is offering MG Rover customers 20% off any new warranty policy purchased. The offer is applicable to cars under 5 years old. Last Wednesday, the administrators, PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC), wrote to MG Rover dealers confirming that they will no longer be able to meet […]

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PVH Statement

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Statement: During the course of this past week the administrator, PWC, the Trades Unions, the DTI and members of the management team have explored every avenue aimed at avoiding today’s redundancy announcements. Clearly, not enough progress has been made on this to provide comfort for the administrators, and for the DTI, to continue the payment […]

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XPart speaks out to MG and Rover Customers!

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Desford, UK – 12 April 2005 – XPart, the company that owns and operates the entire spare parts business for MG Rover, today reassured owners that the ongoing parts support of their vehicles is in good hands. XPart, a division of Caterpillar Logistics Services, is largely unaffected by the current difficulties at MG Rover and […]