Archive | China

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 […]

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19 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Cars Beijing showroom opened by HM Ambassador Sebastian Wood

And so finally, we opened the showroom and had the British Ambassador, Sebastian Wood, a Morgan Plus 8 and Mr Wu all arrive on time. We launched our China 250 Wings project also , and invited Stuart James to be on the stage with us. As always with these affairs, the reports of our ability, […]

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28 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Starting the WheelsplusWings initiative

  Today met with Thomas Ofner, Martin Barnes and Stuart James to start the campaign to sell 250 Morgan Super Sport Junior cars and donate RMB1.8 to WheelsplusWings.

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29 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Generation UK – a small contribution to British Council initiative

Research conducted in 2011 by the British Council and YouGov showed that University students in the UK had mixed views on Globalization, and their roles within it. This is important as an internationally aware and experienced British workforce will sustain the UK economy in the future. Due to the contacts made as a result of […]

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27 December 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Pedal Cars – wheels for wings?

I have to confess that it was me who didn’t sleep on Xmas eve. The truck arriving with the Morgan Pedal cars was late due to traffic restrictions. By midnight we were uncrating these pedal cars long after Amity and Halo had been overcome by sleep. Next year I hope that we can make even […]

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22 November 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Morgan Cars (Beijing) registered with 14 departments, and counting the cost

Registering a car company in China is not for those who don’t enjoy a good dose of bureaucratic administration. I made a simple error which has caused some havoc. The Chinese company name all translates except for the convention in China to write  ‘有限公司’ ‘Limited Company’, whilst in English the name is ‘Company Limited.’ Our Dealer […]

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08 December 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Considerations for the entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship in China I was fortunate to be invited by the British Chamber of Commerce in Beijing to share learnings from being an entrepreneur. I was also able to learn a great deal from the experience sharing of the co-founders of GungHo Pizza in Beijing, Jade Gray and John O’Loghlen, and from entrepreneur David Ben Kay […]

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25 May 2011 ~ 1 Comment

Top down in Tiananmen

Bloomberg’s Stephen Engle speaks with Jim James, a Morgan Motor Company roadster owner who’s asked the British automaker for permission to market the handbuilt luxury cars in China.

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