07 February 2020 ~ 0 Comments

Retrospective: 13 years in China

From 2006 – 2019 I lived and worked in Beijing, starting many enterprises, a family, and experiencing the astounding changes which took place in the Middle Kingdom. These were many formative years. I wrote a blog when I first went, stalled when fatherhood shifted by focus from sharing to caring, but now that I am […]

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01 October 2016 ~ 0 Comments

China’s Goodwood Festival of Speed – at least that is what I was trying to create.

British Motorsport Festival in China

The 2016 British Motorsport Festival (BMF) took place at Goldenport International Circuit in Beijing on 1st October. The Festival attracted thousands of guests to enjoy in car culture, a wide array of motor related activities and an authentic taste of British culture. It was a labour of love, and had it’s trials as big events […]

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11 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

1st Morgan cars for sale arrive in Tianjin, China

  The process of importing Morgan cars has now begun in earnest. On the 11th March the 6 Morgan cars, which comprise the first commercial consignment, docked in Tianjin after some 42 days at sea. On 19th March Erika and I traveled to Tianjin to drive the cars out of the containers. The Customs port […]

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21 January 2013 ~ 0 Comments

The list makes it all look easy – setting up car import company in China

With thanks as always to Lee & Lee, as we received our import license today in just under 12 months from starting this whole process, I thought it would be a good reminder to list down the steps we have taken to get to the stage where we can import Morgan cars to China. A […]

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20 September 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Malvern Morgan Cars Beijing Issued with ‘Enterprise Legal Person Business License’

Hurrah – Malvern Morgan Cars Beijing has a business license. [We could not register Morgan Cars as that was taken by an anonymous entity.] We are able to conduct this business until 2032. This should give me sufficient time to recoup the investment this business is taking to launch. The license means that we can […]

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22 August 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Car Company receives China Ministry of Commerce approval for imports

The process of setting up Morgan Cars Limited for the sale of the fabulous British motor cars has taken its toll in terms of time, money and stress; today we received notification in writing that our application has been approved. We submitted the documents on the 1st February of 2012 and the process has been […]

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09 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Morgan Cars Launch in Guangzhou a roaring success

  On July 5th Morgan cars had their south China debut. Hosted by our partners the Autoculture Committee of Guangdong and the British Consulate in Guangdong, the Morgan cars were on show to the media and some 200 local guests. The highlight was being on stage with Alistair Morgan, an old friend from Beijing and […]

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02 December 2011 ~ 3 Comments

Morgan Cars on Luxury Car panel in Beijing

A Panel discussion on the future of luxury cars was held in Beijing on 1st Dec., organized by 21st Century Media and sponsored by Bentley Motors China.  The overall theme was on the growth of the market (Bentley predicts China to be #1 market in 2012 with over 1500 units), the diverse nature of customer […]

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