BMW Group has announced an investment of over £600 million in the MINI factories in Oxford and Swindon, to “develop the Oxford plant for production of the new generation of electric MINIs.”
The Oxford plant will build two new all-electric, next generation MINI models from 2026, the 3-door MINI Cooper and the MINI Aceman. By 2030, the production will be exclusively electric. The UK government has been helping to secure jobs at the Oxford manufacturing plant and the body-pressing facility in Swindon. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said, “BMW Group’s investment is another shining example of how the UK is the best place to build cars of the future.”
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