MG redevelopment plans continue
MG Motor UK is doubling the size of the design centre. According to the company, the latest stage of the rebirth of Longbridge will see substantial investments in the design studio, the engine test centre and the factory. Meanwhile, the firm is recruiting new engineers and designers to work on the next generation of MG cars as the firm prepares to hit the export trail to mainland Europe within two years.
New production plans for MG Motor UK include the new diesel model and a Ford According to local newspapers, the production plans include a Ford Fiesta-sized MG3 by the middle of next year plus a Focus-sized MG5 and an MG SUV on the horizona.
MG Motor UK spokesperson Doug Wallace said: “Work has just started on a huge £1.5 million redevelopment of the design centre which will double the size of it, and we are investing £1.4 million in the engine test centre which will allow us to design engines and transmissions for future products.”