Blog: BMW 3-Series for Spartanburg?
Dave Leggett | 9 June 2003
Neil's got hold of some key people for the feature, all helped by the fact that he's well known in financial circles because he used to work for Reuters. Mind you, you can tell he doesn't work for Reuters now: he's managed to work in a slightly irreverent analogy involving penalty taking and Germany's Chancellor Schroeder. Come on Neil, considering his age he looks in reasonable physical shape and, dare I say it, much better shape than his predecessor, Helmut ('Is that sausage going spare?') Kohl!
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