Browse news and stories about MINI Plant Oxford – the car assembly facility where all the parts are assembled to make road-ready MINI models.
Over 100 MINIs of all shapes and sizes came together at the MINI UK Plant in Cowley to kick start a fun driving day out for classic and modern Mini car owners and their families, set in the Oxfordshire countryside.
Sky News has revealed that BMW, the German car manufacturer, is applying the finishing touches to plans for hundreds of millions of pounds of investment into its Oxford plant
The callout comes as organisers of The Italian Job Charity Events unveil the return of their hugely popular fun driving day out for old and new Mini car owners and their families to fundraise for Buttle UK.
The brand’s German owner BMW said it is planning to halt production of the electric cars at its Oxford factory next year, despite the city’s status as the historic home of the MINI.
The BMW project in Oxford is centred around developing a long-distance electric vehicle EV battery that will rival the range of internal combustion engines.
Around 400 jobs are to be cut at the MINI car plant in Oxford in the coming weeks due to reduced customer demand.