LONDON — BMW AG plans to increase production of its new Mini by 25% and will add another shift at Mini’s production facility in Oxford, England. The company also says it expects the U.S. economy to return to its pattern of growth by the second half of 2002. The production boost at Oxford will raise output of the Mini One, Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S to nearly 125,000 units in 2002 from original estimates of 100,000 units. BMW will boost overall Mini output from 400 units daily to 500 as ...

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