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Threat to Montego and Rover
By Clifford Webb Motoring Correspondent

Production of the Austin Rover’s new Montego and a new small Rover soon to be launched are threatened by a strike which has halted output of the Metro for four days. The 700 strikers at the Longbridge plant in Birmingham plan to spread the dispute with mass picketing on Tuesday. Their main target will be the section producing engines for the Cowley plant near Oxford, where the Montego is assembled.

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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...

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