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More jobs at black cab maker

The Chinese car manufacturer, Zhejiang Geely, which bought Manganese Bronze earlier this year, has reportedly announced plans to double the work force at its Coventry-based plant.

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Union calls for support for iconic black cab maker

Unite, Britain's biggest union, has held talks with the administrators today for the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze.

"Unite met with PWC today in Coventry to discuss the future of the black cab maker, Manganese Bronze, which has gone into administration. The parties held detailed discussions over the future of the plant and will continue to maintain a dialogue. Unite remains committed to securing the manufacturer's future and supporting the skilled workers who are facing extremely difficult times."

– Unite regional officer Peter Coulson

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