The VDL Nedcar factory in Born will begin production of the new Mini convertible next month, news agency ANP says on Friday.
The Mini convertible is the second car to be made in Born since the factory relaunched after Mitsubishi pulled out in 2012. The plant also produces Mini’s 3-door hatchbacks.
The Born plant is the only place in the world where BMW will produce the new version of the Mini, ANP says.
VDL Nedcar is now an independent car manufacturer with a workforce of some 2,350. That is 850 more than when Mitsubishi pulled out, the Financieele Dagblad says. The new Mini deal will not lead to any further expansion in the workforce in the short term, the paper says.
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