Andrew Smith MP welcomed the world launch of the new generation of MINI today at the Oxford plant.
Andrew said: "I was really pleased to see the new MINI launched exclusively here in Cowley. The massive investment which BMW have put it in very welcome, and a huge tribute to the local workforce, who have made such a success of the production of this iconic model."
"This latest generation of MINI has an exciting and attractive design, with performance to match, which I am sure will lead to continued success for sales, and all that this means for jobs and prosperity here in Oxford."
The new MINI goes into full production later this week, and will be on sale early next year.