Archive : Rover plan ‘dropped’

Carole Nash Classic Insurance Specialists

THE GUARDIAN

Rover group has abandoned plans to develop a completely new car to replace the Austin Montego, the car it aims at the fleet buyers market, according to a report in The Engineer magazine. the magazine claims that the decision was taken by Mr Graham Day, Rover’s chairman, to cut costs.

“The decision taken four weeks ago has shocked suppliers”, the magazine says.

Keith Adams

Keith Adams

Editor and creator AROnline at AROnline
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.
Keith Adams

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