MINI is considering production outside the U.K.
Owned by BMW, MINI currently produces around 200,000 units a year at its factory in Oxford. But BMW has hinted MINI may move its production as a result of Brexit, with CEO Harald Krueger saying it was considering “different scenarios” to deal with any potential economic fallout.
Krueger admitted that the U.K. remains an important location for the automaker, but what happens in the future will depend on how Brexit is ultimately negotiated.
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BMW has factories around the world, including its largest which is in the U.S. in South Carolina. The company also opened an engine plant in China last year and is versatile enough to move MINI production to Germany if it needs to.
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