Mini

BMW increases Feb. group sales by 6%

March 11, 2014 16:37 CET
BMW said global group deliveries rose 6 percent in February as a 29 percent sales increase in China helped offset a slump in European demand....
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Mini Paceman, Coupe/Roadster may not be replaced

March 8, 2014 06:01 CET
Mini may not replace the Coupe/Roadster and Paceman as the brand moves to focus on core models....
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BMW targets 2 million car sales this year on China, U.S. gains

March 5, 2014 10:46 CET
BMW Group plans to sell more than 2 million vehicles this year as demand grows in China and the U.S. and the automaker pushes to stay ahead of Audi and Mercedes in global brand sales....
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Mini to show bigger Clubman variant

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Mini will debut a concept for a longer and wider Clubman model this week at the Geneva auto show....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Mini previews bigger Clubman wagon

Feb. 27, 2014 08:34 CET
Mini will debut the Clubman concept station wagon at the Geneva auto show. The concept previews the iconic marque's longest and widest model to date....
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2014 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Mini previews bigger Clubman wagon

2:34 am U.S. ET | Feb. 27, 2014
Mini will debut the Clubman concept station wagon at the Geneva auto show. The concept previews the iconic marque's longest and widest model to date....
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BMW will start building Mini in the Netherlands this summer

Feb. 17, 2014 16:39 CET
BMW will build the new Mini in the Netherlands in a move to expand production capacity beyond its plant in Oxford, England....
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Mercedes sales growth tops BMW on compact car surge

Feb. 11, 2014 10:49 CET
Mercedes brand sales grew faster in January than at BMW and Audi as the carmaker's growing compact lineup helped it further close the gap in deliveries with its rivals....
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Mercedes sales growth tops BMW on compact car surge

4:49 am U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
Mercedes brand sales grew faster in January than at BMW and Audi as the carmaker's growing compact lineup helped it further close the gap in deliveries to its rivals....
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500L, spiffs help propel Fiat past Mini

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 10, 2014
Ever since Fiat re-appeared in the United States in early 2011, it has been comparing itself to BMW's Mini brand. But the cars, though similar in size, aren't similar in price and seemed aimed at different consumers....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

BMW development chief Diess says internal synergies key to premium strategy

Feb. 4, 2014 06:15 CET
BMW plans to strengthen internal synergies between its BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce brands as it aims to make permanent its nine-year reign as the world's No. 1 premium automaker....
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Mini aims to 'rekindle the excitement'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
David Duncan, Mini's new North American chief, told dealers how the brand will launch the redesigned Cooper, which is significantly larger than the current car. Duncan, who has been on the job for less than a month following the retirement of Jim McDowell, wants the launch of the 2014 Cooper Hardtop to "rekindle the excitement" the brand had when it entered the United States in 2002....
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BMW will end Mini production at Magna Steyr in 2016, report says

Jan. 30, 2014 17:14 CET
BMW Group will end production of Mini cars at Austrian contract manufacturer Magna Steyr in 2016, a report said....
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Mini dealers get launch plans

7:26 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2014
Mini dealers got early details at their make meeting about the brand's plans for the spring launch of the 2014 Cooper Hardtop, a larger and more luxurious model than Mini now offers....
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ARLENA SAWYERS

Why Mini is expecting big things in the future

6:54 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Mini is a small car with a bright future, Peter Schwarzenbauer, member of the board of management of BMW AG, told reporters who gathered for the unveiling of the Mini John Cooper Works Concept car today....
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BMW retains global luxury-sales crown for ninth straight year

Jan. 13, 2014 11:06 CET
BMW retained its global sales lead over rivals Audi and Mercedes for the ninth straight year in 2013 as it sold a record 1.66 million core-brand vehicles....
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THE ELECTRONAUTS

Feedback from enthusiastic early adopters shapes EVs of the future

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 6, 2014
BMW, General Motors and Nissan Motor Corp., have connected with consumer EV enthusiasts for data, testing and marketing. They say such true believers not only spread the EV gospel but help them work through kinks in technology....
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Magna Steyr expects to boost auto output to 140,000

Dec. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Magna Steyr, which builds cars for BMW and Mercedes, expects production at its plant in Austria to exceed 140,000 vehicles in 2013, up from 123,602 last year....
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BMW promotes two European execs to key U.S. roles

Dec. 5, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW appointed two European executives to key roles in the United States as the company reshuffles its senior management to counter a surge by Mercedes, which is on course to topple the Munich-based automaker as the market's luxury leader....
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BMW exec Duncan to succeed McDowell at Mini amid N.A. changes

1:52 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 3, 2013
BMW and its Mini brand are making several changes to their North American leadership teams, effective Jan. 1....
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VINCE BOND JR.

How car marketers harness the viral power of BuzzFeed to reach millennials

12:00 am U.S. ET | Dec. 1, 2013
Volkswagen, Ford, Toyota, Mini and others are diversifying their ad strategies by deploying quirky posts on BuzzFeed, a millennial-dominated social news site known for its “Top (insert number)” lists in every topic imaginable....
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2013 L.A. Auto Show

Mini reworks Cooper interior after dings by customers, J.D. Power

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 24, 2013
Responding to consumer complaints, Mini has gone mainstream with its interior layout....
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New Mini is bigger but more fuel efficient

Nov. 18, 2013 14:26 CET
Mini unveiled the latest generation of its iconic minicar, which will go on sale in Europe and the United States next spring. The new Mini is slightly larger than the current model but also lighter and more fuel efficient....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Mini retools Cooper with more room, high-tech gear

10:00 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Mini -- feeling some heat from new rivals, notably the Fiat 500 and Chevy Spark -- is upping its game with the third-generation Cooper hardtop and loading the venerable mini car with premium high-tech safety, performance and infotainment features....
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LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW PREVIEW

Luxury will draw the spotlight in L.A.

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 16, 2013
Tinseltown will see even more power and bling than usual judging by the luxury vehicles dominating the bill of global debuts at the Los Angeles Auto Show....
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