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Meet the first MINI E customer

MINI | May 25th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Since its introduction at the Los Angeles Auto Show, there were over 1,800 people that have applied for a MINI E lease with only 450 …

Mercedes Benz and BMW expecting low sales for luxury hybrids?

Interesting | May 12th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

You might wonder why I started the article with a question mark in the title, but since this is the first time we have heard …

BMW Electric Cars: Will battery prices fall enough to make the car a success?

MINI | May 1st, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

BusinessWeek has an interesting analysis on BMW’s Project i and the future of electric cars correlated with the high battery prices. Here is an excerpt …

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BMW Group brings the MINI E to UK

MINI | April 29th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

After successfully completed the field trials in the U.S., Berlin and Munich, BMW Group is moving forward with the MINI and plans on bringing their …

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First batch of MINI E arrives in the US

MINI | April 15th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

After a long wait and several delays, the first MINI E vehicles have reached U.S ports. As we mentioned back in February, due to the …

Video: Jay Leno drives the MINI E

MINI | March 10th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

There is no secret that Jay Leno, The Tonight Show host, is one of the biggest car fans out there. He has 107 vehicles, including …

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BMW will use a radioactive heat-collector to save fuel

News | March 6th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

Latest news – Dr. Klaus Draeger, BMW’s Head of Development, announced today that BMW is working on a futuristic technology that will allow them to …

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MINI expecting record sales in 2009

MINI | March 3rd, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

The MINI brand has been one of the best investments made by any car company into another brand, and especially for BMW, the MINI has …

Video: MINI E test day in Berlin

MINI | February 25th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

As we announced back in November, BMW has extended the MINI E pilot in Berlin as well. California and New Jersey are the first and …

MINI E delayed due to high demand

MINI | February 11th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

At $850/month for a one-year lease, MINI E does not seem to scare away any potential customers. According to Automotive News, over 1,800 people have …