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News : MG6 starts plying its trade as a taxi

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The first MG6 to be licensed as a taxi in the UK has just begun to ply its trade in Barton-upon Humber, introduced by new taxi firm: Barton 1V. Simon Weakley and Mike Davies discussed setting up a new taxi firm in their town, leading them to contact Maple Garage and conclude a deal which resulted […]

News : MG CS and MG5 caught testing in China

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Keith Adams For readers in the UK, 2013 and 2014 will be all about the MG3. However, in China, where the product plan is usually running a couple of years ahead, the company is already gearing up for its long-awaited small SUV – previewed in the CS concept in 2013 – and the unexpected MG5 saloon. […]

News : After the 3, what’s next for MG Motor UK?

The MG3 was launched in 2013, and a 'welcome return to the volume business', according to Guy Jones

Clive Goldthorp A number of interesting MG-related stories were circulating in the international motoring media prior to the Christmas and New Year holiday so AROnline reckoned that the turn of the year was a good time to give Sales and Marketing Director, Guy Jones, the opportunity to comment on some of those reports as well as to reflect […]

News : MG adds third car to 2014 BTCC line-up

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Former British F3 Champion Marc Hynes has chosen to return to BTCC in an MG6 for the 2014 season, the third MG6 running in the Championship next year. Hynes, 35, will race a Triple Eight-prepared MG6 and will dovetail the BTCC programme with his current management role with the Marussia F1 Team. The addition of […]

News : MG6, now with lower tax and emissions

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MG has improved its MG6 GT and Magnette diesel range by cutting CO2 levels to 129g/km. The improvements mean both MGs are an attractive proposition for fleet managers, with tax group D status and a BIK rate of 20 per cent. MG has also improved fuel consumption to 57.6mpg and improved overall refinement. The changes […]

News : MG3 prices revealed – starting at £8399

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Clive Goldthorp MG Motor UK has confirmed the prices and specifications for the new MG3 supermini, which will be in the company’s dealerships from next month. The two key points are that all four models in the range are available for under £10,000 on the road and that their predicted Insurance Group Rating will be […]

News : Deloitte loses MG Rover Disciplinary Tribunal

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AROnline recently reported that the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) would be holding a Disciplinary Tribunal into the conduct of MG Rover and the Phoenix Four’s Accountants, Deloitte (formerly Deloitte & Touche). The hearing took place earlier this week and was effectively an appeal against an earlier ruling which stated that Deloitte had failed to manage conflicts of interest between […]

News : MG Rover’s Accountants face Disciplinary Tribunal

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Keith Adams Reuters are reporting that MG Rover Group’s Accountants, Deloitte, will face a Disciplinary Tribunal later this month - the independent panel will be examining the firm’s conduct as Advisers and Auditors of MG Rover Group and the Phoenix Four Directors from 2000, when they acquired the UK carmaker from BMW Group for a nominal £10, until the company went into administration in May, 2005. The Financial […]

News : MG6 prices tumble with ‘no VAT’ deals

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MG Motor UK might be preparing for the arrival of the new MG3, but slow sales of the MG6 range are still a concern for the company’s 30 UK dealers. With that in mind, the company has launched what it describes as a 0% VAT deal across the range, resulting in some tempting drive away […]

News Analysis : No smoke and mirrors at MG Birmingham…

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Words: Clive Goldthorp Photographs: Adam Sloman AROnline has already run two stories about the recent MG3 Media Launch at MG Birmingham – News: MG3 revealed with personalisation options and News: MG’s European Design Centre expanded - but, in essence, two key themes emerged from the presentations delivered by SAIC Motor’s Global Design Director, Anthony Williams-Kenny, his UK-based colleague and Vice-Director, Design, […]