Testing centre for sale?

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Automotive industry insiders have sparked suggestions that General Motors could be “on the brink of selling” Millbrook Proving Ground.

An article in magazine Professional Engineering’s website revealed that General Motors (GM) is set to focus more of its testing facilities at its Vauxhall base in Germany, sparking rumours it may be selling the testing centre in Millbrook.

However Millbrook Proving Ground said it had nothing to say on the rumours at the moment

The article said: “An industry source said that GM had been considering its options for Millbrook since the start of the year and were in discussions.”