The legendary Mini was born in 1959. The British marque was bought by BMW in 2001 and reinvented for the 21st century. The third generation, introduced in 2014, has just had a modest facelift.
BMW has moved forward the annual shutdown of its Mini plant in Oxford to coincide with the UK's EU withdrawal date. The German carmaker said it hoped to guard against any supply hiccups in case of a no-deal Brexit.
German car giant BMW has urged clarity from the UK government on post-Brexit trade with the EU before the end of the summer. Earlier this week, Airbus warned it could pull out of Britain altogether.
It's not over until the fat lady sings, but for many emerging bands in the British music industry, a no-deal Brexit could be a career-ending moment, Rob Mudge reports.
German automakers Daimler and BMW have agreed to merge their transportation services businesses. The move will expand their offerings in car sharing, ride-hailing apps and systems for parking and charging electric cars.
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