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Arrow BMW Oxford plant builds 200,000th Mini

http://just-auto.com/news_detail.asp?art=39802&dm=yes

"The 200,000th BMW-built Mini came off the assembly line at the company’s Plant Oxford on Monday and has been donated to the Oxford Children's Hospital Campaign as a raffle prize."

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Is production rate increasing?

If I remember correctly, the first 100,000 cars were made in 10 months. That means the second 100,000 cars in 7 months.?


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Was it three shifts at first or just two? I thought they did ramp up production.

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That story can also be found a little closer to home

https://www.mini2.com/news/news.php?id=147

the MINI has gone...
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