MG Rover deal threatens up to 2,000 jobs - FT


LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Britain's MG Rover may have to lay off up to 2,000 factory workers if a cooperation deal with Chinese carmaker Shanghai Automotive (SAIC) is successful, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. Citing people close to the talks, the paper's Web site ( said that under the plans production of the British carmaker's Rover 25 model would switch to China from central England. The sources said some engine manufacturing could also be moved, ...

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