Jul 9, 2019

Electric Mini production in Cowley to boost UK car industry

BMW BMW has given a boost to the UK car industry by confirming that the production of its new electric Mini will start in Cowley in November. Earlier this year, a BMW board member said the company would have to consider moving car production out of the UK if there was a no-deal Brexit. The new bit of the electric Mini - the drivetrain - will be produced in Dingolfing in Bavaria, before being brought to Cowley to be added into the car. BMW originally announced that Cowley would be the production base for the car in the summer of 2017. The new car is first and foremost a Mini with all the things that people love about the Mini - its iconic design and the performance and go-kart handling - but with all the benefits of electric.

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