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MINI-makers’ £200m boost

BMW has announced plans to continue production of the new MINI from a plant in Oxford.

The firm is investing £200 million in its UK operations, which will see MINI bodypanels produced in Swindon and engines made at Hams Hall, Birmingham.

The Oxford assembly plant has received more than £100 million from BMW to expand production levels from 200,000 to 240,000 units a year, while Swindon and Hams Hall have received £60 million and £30 million respectively.

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