BMW announces a £250 million ($387.5 million) expansion of its U.K. manufacturing operations by the end of 2015, even as the German auto maker considers diversifying Mini production away from its traditional base in Oxford. BMW says the spending at its Oxford facility, steel-body pressings operation in Swindon and engine plant at Hams Hall near Birmingham, is to support its international growth strategy for the Mini brand. The stepped-up output and the complexity of new model ...

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