BMW AG’s Mini unit produces its 200,000th car in 2005 at the brand’s sole manufacturing facility in Oxford, England. The car, a Pepper White Mini Cooper S Convertible, destined for Australia, was completed just before the plant’s holiday shutdown. It represents the 766,290th vehicle produced at BMW Group Plant Oxford since Mini production began there in April 2001, BMW says. “BMW Group Plant Oxford has beaten its initial forecast of a maximum production volume of 100,000 units every full ...

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