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Lineup reduction should yield profit boost at Mini


The BMW Group, the largest premium automaker in the world managed to successfully stage a comeback for the iconic Mini brand – but the make’s expansion into new territories ultimately backfired. While the German automaker has predicted it would make Mini profitable from the beginning, the company struggled to achieve the performance seen at the namesake BMW brand – and one ...
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