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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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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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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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Statement from board of directors!

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The board of MG Rover has asked Price Waterhouse Coopers to accept engagement to advise the board of directors on the current position of the company. The management is committed to working closely with the Trade Unions, DTI and Advantage West Midlands agency who can provide support. This is a deeply worrying time for everyone […]

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MGR signs a deal to meet end of Life Vehicle Regulations!

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MG Rover today announced that it has signed a 10-year agreement to meet its long-term compliance with the new UK End of Life Vehicle (ELV) ‘Producer Responsibility’ Regulations 2005. In partnership with http://Cartakeback.com Limited, MG Rover will provide owners with access to a national network of facilities that will ensure environmentally acceptable treatment of end-of […]

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MG Rover steps out in leather for new add campaign

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MG Rover Group launches its new advertising for Rover this week, targeting a discerning, affluent audience. It is the first work from St Luke’s since the agency was awarded the business and marks a return to Rover’s focus on product quality and design heritage. The press and radio campaign features Rover’s new ‘Leather as Standard’ […]

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MG Rover dealers see values rise 30%.

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PROFITABILITY at MG Rover dealers has climbed 30 per cent over the past five months, taking them to their most profitable for three years, according to an audit by the carmaker. The increase comes as an industry survey of dealerships shows that confidence at MG Rover franchises jumped from a 4.8 rating, on a scale […]

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MG Rover gains Compass Group contract

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MG Rover has won a contract to supply cars to Compass Group UK & Ireland as part of a triple badge policy for the next three years. All vehicles are on contract hire with both Arval PHH and Tins Ltd. MG Rover has developed a mutual working relationship over several years with Compass Group. The […]