One recent study of used-car buying habits found that women were more likely to do research and have a mechanic inspect a car before buying. Another study on new-car buying preferences shows that women make more practical choices.
BMW has a new strategy to sell its iconic Mini car: make it larger, and sell it to families.
The new Mini Countryman is a crossover, with four doors and expanded leg and storage room in the back, Bloomberg New reported. This could help the company expand the brand%u2019s customer base beyond those who love the car for its retro chic.