Iran wants parts, not whole of MG Rover -carmakers


TEHRAN, April 23 (Reuters) - Iran is looking to strip assets from Britain's collapsed automaker MG Rover rather than buying it, two Iranian state-owned carmakers said on Saturday. The 100-year-old carmaker, which once made the iconic Mini and the Land Rover, stopped production after failing to secure a rescue deal with China's Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. "SAIPA is not negotiating to buy Rover," said Alireza Nabaee, a spokesman for SAIPA, Iran's second largest carmaker. "The ...

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