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New Mini technology will spread to 
small BMWs

Output should reach 400,000 by 2018
Published: Tue, 03 December 2013 17:38:03 GMT
 

BMW Mini 2014MY front three quarter red

Output should reach 400,000 by 2018 from three plants - The all-new Mini, by BMW and launched last month at the factory in Oxford, England, doesnít look much different from the old one, but under the skin the engineering will make a big difference to the German car makerís small car production

The Mini is the only front-wheel drive car in the BMW stable, but the new little carís design is expected to be used for future small BMWs. 

400,000
Mini output should reach 400,000 by 2018 from three plants


This Mini-pioneered technology promises big economies of scale for both Mini and future BMW small cars. 

BMW, and other premium car makers like Mercedes and VWís Audi, are being forced to make an ever increasing number of small cars to meet European Union regulations which demand improved fuel consumption across the range 
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