Mini is celebrated at Cowley

Exactly 107 years ago the man who created the Mini car was born. Today - to mark the event - a new model was unveiled at the Cowley factory.

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Massive investment in Mini

Exactly 107 years ago the man who created the Mini car was born. Today, to mark the event, a new model was unveiled at the Cowley factory.

The stakes are high for the workers at the Oxford site, with hundreds of jobs dependent on its success. BMW - which owns Mini - says it will invest £750m in the car up until 2015. Divya Kohli reports.

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