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BMW sees 2014 as year of growth opportunities for auto industry

May 15, 2014 11:42 CET
BMW Group expects global demand for cars to rise this year, underpinning its goal to sell a record number of vehicles in 2014....
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BMW maintains lead in global luxury race

May 13, 2014 11:01 CET
BMW Group remains the world's best-selling premium automaker after vehicle sales at its namesake BMW brand rose 8 percent to 140,840 in April....
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BMW Group Q1 profit rises 3% on SUVs

May 6, 2014 10:42 CET
BMW Group reported a 3 percent rise in first-quarter profit as increasing demand for its SUVs helped offset spending on expansion. Revenue gained 4 percent to 18.2 billion euros....
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Mini diesels may be on way to U.S.

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 5, 2014
Mini is considering offering diesels in the United States....
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BMW targets significant profit gain lifted by new models

March 19, 2014 12:43 CET
BMW Group forecasts ''significant'' gains in 2014 profit as new models like the 4-series Gran Coupe and i8 plug-in hybrid sports car propel record deliveries....
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Mini Paceman, Coupe and Roadster may not be replaced

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Mini may not replace its Coupe, Roadster and Paceman models....
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BMW aims to sell a record 2 million cars this year

March 14, 2014 11:57 CET
BMW Group aims to sell a record 2 million cars or more this year, up from 1.96 million in 2013, as the automaker benefits from record deliveries in China and the U.S....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Bigger Mini keeps its charm

March 13, 2014 06:15 CET
The third-generation Mini looks very much like its predecessor but beneath the longer body shell a lot has changed including the switch to a new front-wheel-drive platform....
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BMW Group posts Q4 profit gain on 3-series demand

March 13, 2014 13:29 CET
BMW Group reported a surprise 4 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit because of strong demand for the 3 series. CEO Norbert Reithofer forecasts a new all-time high for vehicle sales in 2014....
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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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