After much speculation, Mini confirms that its factory in Oxford is ceasing production of the slow-selling Coupe and Roadster models. So if you want a new Mini, you're going to have to take it with three doors or more.
In the wee hours of the morning, police discover four men passed out in a Mini Cooper on the side of the road, with three dead deer in the back of the car and another dead deer outside the car. Can you guess what state this happened in?
Effective March 1, Mini is getting a new boss when current head of sales Sebastian Mackensen takes over the top spot. He succeeds Jochen Goller who is moving on to become marketing boss for the BMW Brilliance joint venture.
Make no mistake: Mini is the force to be reckoned with in the Dakar Rally. Former champion Nasser Al-Attiyah has just taken his second win in the famously grueling trans-continental rally, making it four in a row for BMW's premium small-car brand.
Mini has never offered a John Cooper Works version of its convertible model before, but that looks like it's about to change, judging from this latest prototype spotted undergoing cold-weather testing in snowy Scandinavia.
The Hoegh Osaka started listing heavily 45 minutes out of the Port of Southampton in the UK, so the crew ran it aground on purpose. Just what will become of the 1,400 cars on board, however, remains to be seen.
BMW just keeps lopping off cylinders from its engines and sliding the ever-more-diminutive mills into its models. This spring, Europeans will get some of the automaker's smallest yet thanks to a new entry-level 2 Series that will share a powerplant with the Mini Cooper. The Bavarian company will also introduce a few other tweaks to the compact coupe across the pond.