Production of the Rover 2000 at Solihull resumed yesterday after being halted for nearly a week by two strikes at a firm supplying parts.
Sixteen internal drivers and 40 polishers at Wilmot Breeden, the Birmingham components firm, called off their pay strikes at the weekend and 3,000 laid-off workers – 1,000 at Wilmot Breeden and the rest at Rover – were recalled yesterday.
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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