Coventry taxi maker LTC considers move from Holyhead Road » National Taxi Association

Coventry taxi maker LTC considers move from Holyhead Road » National Taxi Association

Over 30 new vacancies have recently been offered to former staff at the taxi factory Coventry-based black cab maker The London Taxi Company has said it is considering moving from its factory but wants to remain in the city. The taxi manufacturer is currently based at a site on Holyhead Road. The company was sold to Chinese firm Geely in February after its previous owners went into administration. Vehicle production is expected to resume in mid-August. A company spokesman said any move is likely to be to a purpose-built site. Vice-president, Peter Johansen, said there was a real need to make the move. ‘Poorer cousin’ Mr Johansen said: “This factory was built in 1927 so it’s old and reached the end of its working life. “We’ve already been in discussion with Geely that as part of their investment in us we’re looking to find new premises to build the next generation of taxis. ...

Full article: http://www.national-taxi-association.co.uk/?p=5831

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