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MG Eyes New Sports Car, U.S. Return

The old MG car company is best known for its lightweight, open-topped sports cars of the 1950s and 1960s, but since 2006 the brand has been owned by Chinese firm SAIC. Now, SAIC has plans to return MG to its sports car heyday—and could even bring cars to the U.S., if conditions are right... read more

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Report: MG Planning Three New Models

A few years back there was a flood of news about MG planning a raft of new models together with its Chinese parent company Shanghai Automotive (SAIC). However, since the... read more February 10, 2010 by

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Chinese bureaucrats cause a ruffle by approving Mercedes and BMW cars for government use

China is now the single biggest market in the world for new cars but that doesn’t mean the government is slowing down on the purchase of cars for its official fleets... read more July 10, 2009 by


MG prepping new lower-cost TF 135 for UK

Chronicling MG's path through the last decade is tough enough, and delving further back borders on the arcane, but under SAIC's ownership, the line of British-built roadsters... read more May 13, 2009 by

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Roewe prepping N1 Concept for Shanghai Auto Show

Just a couple weeks ago, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) revealed new details about their upcoming MG lineup of cars, and now Roewe, also owned by SAIC, has... read more April 10, 2009 by

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MG6 Concept headed to Shanghai Auto Show

With all the commotion of this week’s New York Auto Show, it’s easy to forget that April is also the month of the Shanghai Auto Show. One of the local highlights... read more April 7, 2009 by

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New Details On SAIC's Upcoming MG Models

The long-awaited resurrection of MG in the UK finally got underway late last year with the construction of MG TF roadsers at the Longbridge, UK plant. Last September SAIC... read more March 26, 2009 by

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Report: Chinese government gives Chery Auto approval for Volvo acquisition

Ford is having trouble offloading its failing Volvo subsidiary but the company is determined to sell it and has already started approaching potential buyers in spite of the... read more March 7, 2009 by

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Detroit 3 looking to Asia for brand sales

Tough times are a unifying theme of the economic and sales reports of the last six months, especially in the car industry. Finding ways to pull itself up by the bootstraps is... read more February 13, 2009 by

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Russia’s Sollers seeking rights to SsangYong vehicles

Despite the attractive new C200 crossover concept debuted at last year's Paris Motor Show, the successful Rexton production SUV and the new-for-2008 Chairman W luxury sedan... read more January 15, 2009 by

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Ford refuses to comment on talks with Chinese firms over Volvo sale

Earlier this week reports emerged that Ford was in talks with Chinese carmakers Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) and Changan Auto over a potential sale of... read more December 10, 2008 by

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Volvo lays off 2,700 workers, in sale talks with China's SAIC

Labor negotiations between Volvo and Sweden's auto worker union have come to a close today, resulting in the termination of 2,721 emloyees, the vast majority of which are... read more December 8, 2008 by

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Spy shots: Roewe SUV based on the SsangYong Kyron

We haven’t heard much about Chinese carmaker Roewe since the launch of the 750 sedan back in 2006. Roewe is a subsidiary of fellow Chinese carmaker Shanghai Automotive... read more November 5, 2008 by


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