[ROVERNET - UK] BBC E-mail: New lease of life for Longbridge
mikshdik at ozemail.com.au
Thu Feb 23 23:09:36 GMT 2006
>That's good news. A toast is in order. A round of Guiness, mates?
More likely a round of schnaps or du kang methinks.
>> [Original Message]
>> From: Robert Thornton <R.Thornton at adelaidecitycouncil.com>
>> To: <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
>> Date: 2/23/2006 4:32:38 PM
>> Subject: RE: [ROVERNET - UK] BBC E-mail: New lease of life for Longbridge
>> Bit of a pale shadow of its former self but at least production is in
>Birmingham not Beijing.
>> Shame BMW still owns the Rover name and doesn't look like relinquishing
>rights to it (they also jealously protect the Mini brand name to the extent
>that they have prosecuted many of the classic Mini specialists and traders
>for continuing to use it).
>> ROVER V8 ENGINE PRODUCTION CONTINUES
>> Now this is an equally exciting piece of news which appeared on
>Pistonheads, the TVR owners site:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com
>[mailto:rovernet-bounces at lyris.ccdata.com] On Behalf Of Steve
>> Sent: Thursday, 23 February 2006 5:07 AM
>> To: rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com
>> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] BBC E-mail: New lease of life for Longbridge
>> Steve saw this story on BBC News Online and thought you should see it.
>> ** Message **
>> Latest news from the BBC about the Longbridge car plant
>> ** New lease of life for Longbridge **
>> Nanjing Auto, which bought MG Rover in 2005, signs a "landmark" lease
>which could restart Longbridge production.
>> < http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/1/hi/business/4739616.stm >
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