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Land Rover puts on 400 staff

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Sales of Porsche cars have soared, reflecting a resurgence in the popularity of fast cars and helping the German manufacturer to slash its losses. The company broke even in the final six months of last year after recording a net loss of DM114m (£50m) in the 1993 period.

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PENDRAGON, the dealership specialising in luxury and executive cars, said that demand for new vehicles was the strongest for years.

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Is this really the end of the road for Tiny Rowland? We seem to have been here so many times before that somehow it seems hard to believe. Indeed the signs last night were that directors would probably not deliver the final coup de grace at today's board meeting. Instead some directors were talking of a stay of execution, at least until they have studied details of his annual pounds 5.5m cost in salary, perks and expenses. If not today, however, the end cannot be long in coming.

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