BMW chooses UK over Germany to build new electric car

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BMW chooses UK over Germany to build new electric car


In a boost for Great Britain, the German carmaker BMW announced it had chosen its plant in Oxford, England, over similar locations in Germany or Netherlands, as the location to produce an electric Mini from 2019.

Mini already makes around 60 % of its approximately 360,000 compact cars a year at Oxford, but BMW has built up an alternative manufacturing base in the Netherlands amid concerns about Britain's suitability as an export hub after Brexit.

BMW, which owns the Mini and Rolls-R...


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