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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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Boris Johnson welcomes Manganese Bronze purchase

I am delighted that Geely has successfully secured the future of the London Taxi Company, ensuring the continuing manufacture of a world famous, fully accessible and instantly recognisable vehicle synonymous with London. London's cabbies can now look to the future safe in the knowledge that the TX model taxi will continue to serve Londoners for many years to come and I look forward to hearing Geely's proposals for producing an ultra low emission taxi to serve London in the near future._

– Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London

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