BMW Group has confirmed today, a further £250 million investment in its UK manufacturing operations by the end of 2015 at its plants in Oxford, Swindon and Hams Hall. This is to support the company’s international growth strategy for the MINI brand with increasing volumes and up to 10 different models in the new line-up in the mid-term.
Announced on top of the £500 million UK investment confirmed in June 2011, this brings BMW Group’s total UK investment to £1.75 billion since 2000, safeguarding more than 5500 jobs across the MINI UK production network.
The announcement was made during a visit to MINI Plant Oxford by Secretary of State for Business, Vince Cable and Harald Krueger, Member of the Board of Management BMW Group.
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