Wagon still rolls

June 2005
Engineer (00137758);6/13/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7677, p24
Focuses on the impact of the demise of MG Rover Group Ltd. on the financial performance of Wagon PLC, a Great Britain-based automotive engineering group. Decrease in the company's turnover on continuing operations; Increase in order intake; Plan of the company to expand in Spain and Italy.


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