Former MG6 owner Ant McGowan gives it both barrels… Regrettably, it would appear that MG Motor UK’s PR and Marketing team haven’t learned the basics. To rebuild confidence in the MG brand within these islands and the wider European market there needs to be serious investment in raising brand awareness through both traditional and more […]
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SAIC Motor’s European Design Centre at MG Birmingham has more than doubled in size just three years after the original design studio opened. The latest investment from SAIC Motor, MG’s parent company, follows on from more than £500m invested in the development of new models for Europe. Staff in the newly expanded […]
Thatcher and the battles with British Leyland, Longbridge … and Red …
In his last newspaper interview at the time of the closure of MG Rover in April 2005, Robinson, who is now in his 80s, told the Mail: “Edwardes wanted to reduce it to a small motor company and closed 13 factories, but he never made a profit. “I grew up …
via Thatcher and the battles with British Leyland, Longbridge … and Red … – Birmingham Mail.
100 years of carmaking in Oxford
Rover 800 By 1986, the company had snapped up a number of British marques, including Jaguar and Land Rover. It was renamed Rover, bought by BMW, sold back to a group of former managers, renamed MG Rover, before folding in 2005 and thus marking …
via100 years of carmaking in Oxford – BBC News.
Mike Humble By now, I should be over those horrific events of 2005. Most people that worked the trade knew in their heart of hearts that MG Rover could not survive long term. Any journey to Birmingham that involves using the A38 Bristol Road fills me with dread as you head northbound through the suburb […]
viaEvents : MG Motor UK Longbridge Visit.
|SAIC appoints new Design Director
SAIC Motor UK have announced the appointment of a new UK Design Director, Martin Uhlarik, and revealed their plans to expand significantly its European Design Centre, based at the company’s Longbridge headquarters, the SAIC Motor UK Technical …
viaSAIC appoints new Design Director – Fit4Talent Limited.
The latest phase of the rebirth of Longbridge will see substantial investments in the design studio, the engine test centre and the factory ahead of the launch of a new diesel version of the MG6 later this year. Meanwhile, the Chinese-owned firm is
viaJobs boost as MG Motor UK launch multi-million redvelopment plan – Birmingham Mail.
High calibre engineers and designers are needed to work on the next generation of MGs – and SAIC is on the hunt for them. SAIC Motor’s UK Technical Centre, based at Longbridge, needs to recruit professional engineers and designers. New MG cars, such as the MG6 models, now sell in dozens of countries. David Lindley, […]
viaNews : MG Motor UK hunting for engineers.
by Matt Lloyd, Birmingham Mail JOINT petitions for a working museum on the site of the former MG Rover site at Longbridge have attracted just 280 signatures. It matched Bromsgrove District Council by Worcestershire campaigner Mark France which called …
viaPetitions for living museum at MG Roversite gain less than 300 … – Birmingham Mail.
3D Car Shows
|MG Apprentices Could Visit China
3D Car Shows
MG Birmingham is where the award-winning MG6 is designed, engineered and where final assembly of the GT fastback and Magnette sports saloon takes place. Youngsters joining the MG scheme will train in General Assembly, where the MG6 models come off the …
viaMG Apprentices Could Visit China – 3D Car Shows.