Thugs destroy family’s prized collection of vintage Minis with a cricket bat covered in nails

‘Mindless’ thugs destroy family’s prized collection of vintage Minis with a cricket bat covered in nails – as owners fear attack was a TikTok prank Anja McCormick, 27,  is devastated after the attack at her Northampton homeThe cars were worth thousands of pounds and some were one of only 500 madeMs McCormick fears the horrific … Read more

Cars: British firm invents £9,000 kit for converting classic Minis into all-electric vehicles

Classic Minis can be made into all-electric vehicles thanks to a conversion kit developed by a British firm that replaces the engine of the iconic car. Wiltshire-based Swindon Powertrain says that the £9,000 kit — which includes an electric motor and gearbox — can be fitted by most amateur mechanics. Also required, however, are a battery … Read more

Some 400 job losses at Mini’s Plant Oxford due to fall in demand for new cars

Some 400 agency jobs will be cut at Mini’s Plant Oxford after the car maker announced it would be reducing its shift pattern due to a fall in demand for new cars. The plant in Cowley – which makes the Mini Hatchback and the new electric Mini-E – with drop from three to two shifts … Read more