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    Report: Mini Rocketman back on the table, might go aluminum
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    Mini just doesn't want its Rocketman concept to die. It unveiled the truly mini model at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and since then, there have been countless on-again, off-again rumours about the possibility of it going into production. If the latest talk proves true, a smaller vehicle like the ...

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    Video: The original Mini Cooper still has universal appeal
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    It sold over five million units. It was voted the second most influential car of the last century, bested only by the pioneering Ford Model T. It counted among its owners Steve McQueen, Enzo Ferrari and Peter Sellers. It is the classic Mini. The tiny, two-box, four-seat hatch is an automotive ...

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    Official: Mini Oxford gives birth to 3-millionth car [w/video]
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    With the latest generation of Minis having only recently launched a few months ago, the company's Plant Oxford has found another reason to celebrate as it reached two major milestones almost simultaneously. Since production of the new, BMW-revived version began there in 2001, the factory has ...

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    Spy Shots: Next Mini Countryman spotted with swirls
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    Mini is continuing to update its models onto its latest UKL front-wheel-drive platform that it shares with parent BMW. Here, our spies caught an early glimpse of the next-gen Countryman testing on the new chassis. Like the rest of the updated Mini lineup, the latest Countryman doesn't exactly ...

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    Report: Mini bringing new 230-hp John Cooper Works to Detroit
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    Mini models may keep getting incrementally bigger, but then so do their engines. Or more powerful, anyway – especially when it comes to the John Cooper Works performance models. The JCW version of the first (post-revival) generation R50, which was really more of an upgraded Cooper S than ...

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    Report: BMW looking to save billions with cost cuts
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    BMW is planning a fairly extensive overhaul in a bid to recoup some its annual costs, with CEO Norbert Reithofer (pictured above) aiming to save three to four billion euro (CAD$4.3 to CAD$5.8 billion) per year to help keep the company's profit margins between eight and 10 per cent, while also ...

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    Video: Street Glory Mappers turning cars into dynamic billboards like this
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    A French marketing firm with the impenetrable name of Street Glory Mappers is literally turning cars into billboards. Of course, we've all seen vehicles painted up for promotional use, but this company is taking that concept even farther by including video. Street Glory Mappers equips the ...

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    Review: 2014 Mini Cooper S
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    Striking The Balance Its Predecessor Never Could One of the big challenges as an automotive journalist is reviewing cars that you have a personal connection to. I have a strong passion for Minis. My first new car was a 2004 Cooper S, and I still own a 2006 model. It's this affinity that's left me ...

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    Video: Remember that world-record jump crash? Here's every angle, including the human one
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    While there are those who watch automotive exploits hoping (secretly or otherwise) for a spectacular crash, most of us are happy when everything goes smoothly. But at the end of the day, a daring stunt wouldn't be a daring stunt if there weren't some element of danger. And make no mistake about ...

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    Official: Mini stretches out with new Hardtop 4 door [w/video] [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Information on North American availability, specification and nomenclature added to the updated text below. Few automakers have managed to spin off as many variants of essentially one vehicle as Mini has. The second generation produced even more versions than the first, and now that the ...

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