Why MG has failed in the UK

By Mark Andrews

China Automotive Review. December 2016

Article analysing why MG has done so badly in the UK market. Perhaps it is all down to the curse of MG Rover?
The end of September saw the axe fall on the pretence of MG manufacturing in the UK. While MG sales have grown the British episode is more a catalogue of failures and missed opportunities. The experience is not really so different to the MG Roewe experience in China. MG Rover was the last volume British carmaker which with enough tragedy worthy of a British soap opera had lurched from crisis to crisis via different owners for many years. The end came in 2005 when the company went into liquidation.

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