The new Mini is to be built in the UK and not in Germany, says the spokesman to Mini.

Speaking to just-auto.com, Mike McHale, UK spokesman for the Mini motor-car said: "Oxford will be the home of the new Mini. There is massive investment in the plant and we are looking forward to production next year."

UK press reports had earlier claimed that production of the new Mini was to be moved from the UK`s Oxford plant (formerly known as Cowley) to Germany.

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