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BMW’s UK MINI plant shuts down for 4 weeks

The scheduled shut down of the MINI plant in the UK started today, despite the Brexit delay. The move was planned over six months ago to help BMW deal with any disruption resulting from Brexit. Shutdowns…

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BMW to close Mini plant for a month post-Brexit

The MINI factory in the UK will shut down for a month after Brexit at the end of March to minimise disruption in case of a no-deal outcome. In a statement, BMW said that its summer…

BMW Favors Oxford as Place to Build Electric Mini

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BMW CEO reiterates MINI pull-out Brexit threat

Earlier this year, BMW Group has expressed its consideration to building its 2019 electric model in Germany due to concerns relating to Brexit. Last week, at the BMW’s annual meeting in Munich, BMW CEO Harald Kruger…

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BREXIT: BMW’s U.K. Workers Set First Strike in Decade

The Brexit effects are starting to be felt by automaker in the UK. Today, BMW UK’s workers called for their first strikes in more than two decades, testing their bargaining power amid mounting concerns about Brexit’s…

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Visiting the MINI Plant in Oxford

In 2001, the MINI brand launched its brand-new MINI hatch from its Oxford plant and as since sold over 2.5 million MINI vehicles. In its first year open, MINI sold nearly 40,000 cars worldwide, by 2015…

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BMW Group to build new MINI Hatch also at VDL Nedcar

The new MINI Hatch, which celebrated its production start at the MINI plant in Oxford in November 2013, will also be built in the Netherlands from summer 2014. The BMW Group confirmed the start of…