BMW chases volume growth in large cars, less so in small onesWed, 22, Mar 2017
2017 Mini CountrymanMon, 20, Mar 2017
The 2017 Mini Countryman's move to a new front-wheel-drive architecture makes for a pretty big jump. The redesigned Countryman, now on the same architecture that underpins the BMW X1, is longer, wider, has a roomier cabin and more cargo space than its predecessor.
Crossover boom should help Mini CountrymanMon, 20, Mar 2017
The redesigned Mini Countryman should help turn around sales for the brand. As the brand's biggest vehicle yet, Mini expects the Countryman to tap into the surge in industrywide small crossover demand. The redesigned Mini Countryman should help turn around sales for the brand. As the brand's biggest vehicle yet, Mini expects the Countryman to tap into the surge in industrywide small crossover demand.
BMW Mini's longtime U.S. ad agency resigns account before reviewMon, 20, Mar 2017
BMW may build Mini EV in Germany instead of UK, paper saysMon, 27, Feb 2017
Mini dealers rely on larger CountrymanMon, 06, Feb 2017
Mini has struggled recently to find its place in a U.S. market that is increasingly shunning cars for crossovers and other light trucks. Dealers hope the redesigned Countryman crossover will help on several levels.
Mini betting on bigger Countryman to win back salesSat, 28, Jan 2017
Dealers want new products, more brand awarenessFri, 27, Jan 2017
Michael Vadasz has served as chairman of the Mini National Dealer Council since March 2014. As general manager of his family's dealership Otto's Mini, in Exton, Pa., about 30 miles west of Philadelphia, since 2003, Vadasz has seen the brand's highs as it reveled in new product and lows as it struggles to overcome a consumer shift to SUVs and pickups.
Mini dealers call for more brand awarenessMon, 23, Jan 2017
Mini dealers, struggling with the ongoing shift in consumer preferences away from passenger cars and toward crossovers and SUVs, could benefit from greater marketing to build brand awareness, the chairman of the Mini National Dealer Council said.
Mini adds power to John Cooper Works CountrymanTue, 17, Jan 2017
MiniMon, 02, Jan 2017
Magna considers new contract assembly plant in EuropeTue, 13, Dec 2016
Magna Steyr may build a new plant in Europe as its Austrian factory runs out of capacity, Guenther Apfalter, the head of its European business, said. The contract manufacturer will begin output of the BMW 5 series and Jaguar I-Pace next year.