Nanjing says to employ up to 2,000 Rover UK staff


LONDON, July 22 (Reuters) - Chinese carmaker Nanjing Automobile said on Friday it planned to employ up to 2,000 staff in the UK within five years after securing a deal to buy Britain's MG Rover. A Nanjing spokesman also said it planned to produce at least 80,000 MG sport and saloon cars a year within 5 years in the UK. Administrators PricewaterhouseCoopers earlier selected Nanjing to buy the assests of MG Rover and its engine producer Powertrain. A source familiar with the situation ...

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