Land Rover no longer will ship Freelander SUVs to the U.S. and Canada, due to a shortage of gasoline engines. The auto maker long has purchased 2.5L V-6 engines from MG Rover through an existing contract initially forged when the two companies were joined under the BMW AG umbrella. With the collapse of MG Rover's Powertrain company, Land Rover will see its supply of Freelander mills run dry, a spokesman tells Ward's. (See related story: MG Rover Dissolves) Freelander put on hiatus in ...
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