The idea of reviving the brand fits well with a continued interest in the antique car brands of the U.K. While many United States brands have died, Chinese and Indian companies have shown an interest in British history and autos. SAIC revived the MG in 2008, and Tata Motors of India is the parent of the British company Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC.
Apparently Broadwater Boat Company was a yacht manufacturer in Mayo, Maryland from 1956 to 1980. We like the way the brand sticks out on the bow of this cabin cruiser, which was situated in the old Andy Wiley junkyard/marina and seaplane base in Irvington, Virginia. Does anyone know anything more
MARSEILLES – CMA CGM, the French shipping line, is seeking a fresh capital injection from groups like Louis Dreyfus and Butler Capital Partners, according to the Financial Times. The company is one of the more interesting in maritime circles, as it is led by Lebanese-born entrepreneur Jacques Saade and is
The late landscape architect Charles Gillette had a trademark in his garden designs. Gillette, so focused on symmetrical designs and order, was not afraid to leave something wild or out-of-sync in his landscape. If he was landscaping a property, and there was a native cedar tree stuck in an odd
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Princess Cruises has reinvented a great ocean liner tradition. The program is a new twist on the departure celebration of bygone days, when friends and family would routinely come aboard to see off passengers. Because of increasingly tighter security, the old idea disappeared, but it’s now
LONDON – There are few trademarks more remembered than London’s Routemaster buses, and their recent revitalization is proof that moving vehicle programs can become historic landmarks in and of themselves. (At right, a beautiful American family enjoying the upstairs in 2004). The Routemaster dates from 1956, and since then it
GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – In the 1970s, BOAC used firms like the architecture firm Gillespie Kidd and Coia to do its regional work. Here, an office in Glasgow. The city ticket office is almost forgotten these days, but were ubiquitous for all carriers until the mid-1980s. If you recall, BOAC was