Automobile News has the latest on BMW’s moves to further increase cost cutting – and they include the MINI brand. Here’s an excerpt:

>Reithofer also wants a sharp reduction in Mini production costs, although the brand’s sales are soaring worldwide.

>If plans for a joint platform between Fiat and Mini fail, the company is considering putting the Mini and the BMW 1 series on the same platform, Automobilwoche has learned.

+ BMW expands cost-cutting effort / Automobile News