[ROVERNET - UK] BBC E-mail: New lease of life for Longbridge

Mike Shaddick 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?
>Fritz Rauschenberg

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).
>>  Now this is an equally exciting piece of news which appeared on
>Pistonheads, the TVR owners site:
>>   http://www.pistonheads.com/news/default.asp?storyId=13228
>>  Rob
>>  -----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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