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Dr Ralf Speth, chief executive of Jaguar Land Rover

Birmingham Post Power 250: Automotive

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of automotive


MG could have become a Lotus or Porsche had Alchemy deal gone through

That’s the verdict of automotive author Mike Gould, who has published a new book on the final chapter in the Rover story

Steve Dourass with South and City College Birmingham students and MG Motor UK staff

MG teams-up with South and City College students for social networking campaigns

The Longbridge-based firm’s forthcoming social media campaigns will largely be the work of students at South and City College Birmingham

John Bull (Ray Egan) placed a wreath outside the gates of HP Sauce in Newtown on the day the former sauce works was to be demolished

Goodbye to all that

Business journalist and Post columnist Jon Griffin takes a look back on his time reporting the city's ever-changing corporate community

Frontline Developments' MG Abingdon Edition

The making of a very modern MG

Frontline Developments started life in 1991 as a parts company for classic MGs

Brian Johnson with an MG TC

AC/DC's Brian Johnson pays television tribute to MG

The singer and self-confessed car fanatic made his television presenting debut with Quest TV’s Cars That Rock and the success of the show has seen him return for a second series

MG's new SUV, which is set to make its debut in China as the GTS this spring

No MG sports car in the pipeline as firm instead focuses on SUV arrival

MG Motor UK's marketing chief says a sports car is still some way off but did not rule out future development

Aston Martin urged to choose Longbridge for new factory

Business and civic leaders say the former MG Rover base would be idea with the luxury marque said to be looking for a new production plant

Getting an inside track with Chinese investment

Chinese investment and its support for UK manufacturing is as important now as ever, says Mike Loftus

The new MG6

MG hopes new MG6 will fuel further growth

Launch of the latest MG6 comes on the back of a successful 2014 for Longbridge manufacturer which saw it claim to be the fastest-growing automotive brand in Britain.

Longbridge Technology Park is one of several developments in the decade since MG Rover closed

Longbridge's reinvention is a lesson to us all

The passing of MG Rover in 2005 was both a sad and landmark event, but mourning the firm's demise isn't necessarily the right path to follow, says Jon Griffin

Guy Jones, who has taken up a new business development role to drive growth at Bridgestone

Guy Jones joins Bridgestone's senior management team to drive European growth

Guy Jones has joined Leamington-based Bridgestone in a new business development role from MG in Longbridge, where he played a key part in the revival of the 91-year old marque under its Chinese owners SAIC

An MG pop-up dealership

MG launches quest for 30 new UK dealers

The Longbridge-based car-maker has identified 30 ‘hot spots’ which it is keen to fill as it expands its dealer network

£300m Covpress China factory is blueprint for future - Lord Whitby

A West Midlands trade delegation is in China forging links and laying the groundwork for greater co-operation with the economic powerhouse. Business writer Jon Griffin reports from Dongying

A 1956 Rover 90

Is the world ready for the Rover's return?

Speculation is rife the once-proud Midland brand could return after its collapse ten years ago. Enda Mullen talks to experts about whether it could ever happen

MG's new SUV, which is set to make its debut in China as the GTS this spring

MG SUV set to make Chinese debut before going on sale in UK

The new vehicle - which will be known as the GTS in China - is tipped to be unveiled at the Shanghai motor show in April and will go on sale just a month after

People enjoying the motoring treasures at The Classic Motor Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.

£4.5m car auction proves classic stuff

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show saw 65,000 car-lovers head to Birmingham's NEC in an event hailed by organisers as "the best ever".

MG3 supermini is helping to turn around the fortunes of MG Motor UK

MG Motor cuts losses as Longbridge turns a corner

Positive news at Birmingham car manufacturer as firm reduces losses to below £1m mark for first time since launch six years

Team MG KX Clubcard Fuelsave celebrate their BTCC manufacturertitle win at Brands Hatch

MG celebrates manufacturers' title in Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship

The victory comes just two years after the Midland car-maker marked its return to motorsport and brings to an end Honda’s four-year dominance of the BTCC championship

MG's latest MG3 personalisation design concept

MG's newest designer showcases talents at London Design Week

An MG3 concept display car, featuring a trio of new graphics created by designer Louise Thorburn, was on show at Superbrands

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