MG Logo – MG (Morris Garages) is a brand of car company created by the British namesake, a maker of sports cars, founded in 1924. Its emblem is a sign of cars with distinction. MG production ceased in the spring of 2005 when the group that owned the brand MG Rover filed for bankruptcy. However, in early 2007 the new owners of the brand, Nanjing Automobile Group, which acquired the company MG Rover, resumed production of MGs at the Longbridge plant and another plant in China.
GM took its name stands for “Morris Garages”, a provider of brand automobiles Morris in Oxford which began producing their own versions of the designs of Cecil Kimber who had joined the company in 1921 as Director of Sales and was promoted to CEO in 1922. Kimber continued as CEO until 1941, and died in 1945 in a train accident. In 1952 with the merger with BMC, John Thornley served as CEO and led the company through its best years until his retirement in 1969.
Indeed, in 1952 Morris was merged by the British Motor Corporation and at this time the engineers were dedicated to covering the needs of the British middle class. These vehicles sporty appearance but relatively low cost and classified as midsize cars were well received in the middle level English and rented to good profits BMC sale of parts and units sold not only in England if not in Latin America. The golden age gradually ended with the arrival of the Austin Mini.
MG is a brand known for its two-seater convertible sports car, but has also made models sedan and coupe. More recently also been used for some models the brand’s sports cars belonging to its parent company, Rover. After the collapse of MG Rover Group, which owns the MG brand from purchase to BMW in 2000, MG was bought by Nanjing Automobile Group, which aims to give new impetus to the manufacture of these cars and pour into the Chinese market.