The administrators for struggling black cab maker Manganese Bronze, which made nearly 100 workers at its base in Coventry redundant after it fell into administration, have issued the following statement about the rally in the city today.
"We were aware the rally in support of saving the London taxi was taking place as the current and ex employees kindly advised us in advance. We are grateful for the ongoing support and resolve of the Group's management, employees and union, and we all remain focused on securing the future of the company."
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