Jim James - British Entrepreneur in China

“China is a young country in an old civilization. It an exciting place and the right time to be an entrepreneur in Beijing.” Read more about my background story here.

06 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Taking on two roles – Interim CEO of Lotus China

Lotus

There can be few more privileges than to be engaged in the success of not just one but two Great British automotive brands. In Sept 2014 I took up an engagement as the Interim CEO of Lotus Cars China. The company was formed as Lotus Engineering Ltd. by engineers Colin Chapman and Colin Dare, both graduates of University College, London, in […]

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08 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Circa 1938 Series I Morgan 4/4 Found in China Scrap Yard.

Found - Lost 1930's Morgan 4/4 in a junkyard in central China.

26 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan 250 Wings – Morgan China donate second wheelchair

Jim James & Yibo with new wheelchair

It was with great pleasure that I was able to present Yibo with his new custom wheelchair; part of an initiative we launched for Morgan and the realisation of a belief I had when Amity & Halo drove their new Morgan trikes out of the garage at Xmas 2013. We worked with Wheelspluswings again to find […]

23 June 2014 ~ 0 Comments

19 Years for EASTWEST & Indian Office Approved.

EASTWEST PR Logo

        It is hard to believe that it was June 1995 when I first stepped onto Singapore soil to open the offices of EASTWEST, and that on this anniversary I would be able to announce opening an Indian operation, EAST WEST Public Relations Pvt Ltd.  

28 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

How the other .1% lives in China, after clearing the mess of 99.9%

  On 27th May Erika and I travelled to the Reignwood Pine Valley Club, about 1 hour north of Beijing.  We have been in conversations with Reignwood, purveyors of Red Bull in China, about ways to introduce Morgan to their group of elite customers. ‘Reignwood Group, headquartered in Beijing, China, is a global Chinese enterprise […]

04 May 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Entrepreneurs are US – Alive & Well in China

The people who keep me sane! Forum 1 of EO Beijing

                  Back in 2007 Richard Robinson and I travelled to Dubai and returned as the founder members of the Beijing Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization. I was President for the next 2 years managing to hand over to Mirko Wormuth, who was a brilliant President and is […]

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24 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Opening the container on the 1st Morgan 3 Wheeler to enter China (legally).

Jim James in 1st M3W in China (legal that is),

It was a proud day – going to Tianjin to open the container for the Morgan 3 Wheeler. It seemed like so long ago that we had ordered this, and we had been through many legal barriers to have the vehicle imported; it is considered neither a motorcycle (too heavy and has a steering wheel) […]

12 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Entrepreneur at Full Throttle – FT article on Morgan in China

On the day that Boris Johnson visited the GREAT exhibition in Beijing in Oct 2013 and the Morgan stand, I met FT journalist Tom Mitchell. He kindly showed an interest in our story. It was lucky for me that on 11 Feb it was a slow news day, and they ran this article about the […]