Posts Tagged ‘MG Rover’

Back To The Future For Former MG Rover Bidder

Monday, September 19th, 2005
Project Tempest

Professor Krish Bhaskar who formerly led the Triple A bid for failed Midlands car manufacturer MG Rover Group Limited, has unveiled his vision for the future, following the sale of the Longbridge based business to China's Nanjing Automotive.

Professor Bhaskar said: “I am currently in discussions with a number of potential partners, to re-establish a well known brand from the heyday of the British motor industry. (more…)

Mergers Redux

Friday, March 9th, 2001

It's been a year and a half since my last merger article (October,1999) and things seem to have settled down for a bit. Now then is a good time to review the state of play and see where things may go from here.


BMW finally threw up its hands and practically gave away the Rover Group, but first re-organized the more attractive assets into different sections of BMW (UK) Holdings and sold Land Rover to Ford. In addition to the new Mini produced by BMW (UK) Manufacturing, BMW also kept the re-organized Riley and Triumph, British Motor Heritage (producing parts for older English cars) and other businesses such as Midland Powertrain. (more…)