Wagon Automotive

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Wagon Automotive is an automotive parts company based in Birmingham, England.

The company is controlled by the American businessman Wilbur Ross and employs over 4,000 workers across Europe.[1]

Wagon has its roots in Wagon Repairs, a business set up at the end of the First World War to maintain railway rolling stock.[2] It was chosen by Ross as the foundation for a European car parts empire.[2]


  1. ^ Wagon Automotive cutting 292 jobs, 19 December 2008, news.bbc.co.uk, retrieved at 2 march 2010
  2. ^ a b Wagon Automotive enters administration as bank talks break down, Dec 8 2008, birminghampost.net, retrieved at 2 march 2010