MINIUSA Legal, MCO, and Boycotts

Since the news of BMW/MINI's legal action against sites such as MINI Cooper Online broke this week many of us have been dealing with the unthinkable idea that this company that we...

TechTV Covers the MINIUSA/MCO Debacle

Update: Apparently TechTV just can't get enough of the MINIUSA/MCO debacle. This comes from Mark at MCO: Wanted to provide an update on this…TechTV has decided to fly a crew out to...

Extending the Full Maintenance on Your MINI

MINIUSA has just released information on extending the 3 years/36,000 mile full maintenance program to 4 years/50,000 miles. Apparently the brochures haven't hit the dealers yet but the paperwork has. The price...

The MiniCooperOnline Petition

Here it is folks – the official MCO petition for you to read and sign: MINI OWNERS AND/OR ENTHUSIASTS IN NORTH AMERICA PETITION FOR THE RIGHT OF MINICOOPERONLINE.COM TO EITHER RETAIN THE...

MINI's Non-Traditional Advertising

This weeks Autoweek (and it's sister publication Automotive News) has an article devoted to the profound success MINI marketing campaign has had over the past 18 months in the US. Here are...

MINIUSA Legal Goes After MINICooperOnline.com

An unfortunate thing happened today when MCO founder Mark Ferguson had to make public his long running problems with MINIUSA/BMW of North America. Here's a portion of his post on MCO: “I...

7.6 Percent Jump in July Sales for MINIUSA

From MINI PR: Demand for MINI brand automobiles remains strong and MINI USA reported July sales of 3,084 automobiles-a 7.6 percent jump from the 2,866 cars reported in July 2002. Sales of...