Archive : Belgian set-back

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

Leyland closure British Leyland’s small assembly plant employing 200 at Malines, in Belgium, is to close in December. a company spokesman said yesterday in London.

The main Belgian assembly plant at Seneffe is not affected. Malines has been producing a small number of Triumph Spitfires, and dates from independent Triumph Motor days. But it is considered too small to be economic, the company stated.

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Keith Adams

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Created www.austin-rover.co.uk in 2001 and built it up to become the world's foremost reference source for all things BMC, Leyland and Rover Group, before renaming it AROnline in 2007.

Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...

Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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