Business Secretary Lord Mandelson says the US government has given a “positive response” to his case for continued General Motors production in the UK.
Lord Mandelson was in Washington for talks with US President Barack Obama’s car industry bail-out team.
Speaking to the BBC, Lord Mandelson said he was “reassured… that there is no deal that has yet been cut” on the future of GM’s European operations.
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