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MINI says electric car is in the planning stage

MINI | February 24th, 2016 by Horatiu Boeriu

Peter Schwarzenbauer, BMW board member in charge of MINI says the British-born brand will launch a plug-in hybrid in the next two years. Schwarzenbauer would …

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BMW electric drivetrain evolution and the new Mini-E

BMW i, MINI | April 29th, 2015 by Chris Llana

The new Mini-E will have the potential to be even more “electric” than the i3. The new Mini-E will be introduced circa 2019, a two-door hatch


MINI Electric Car – A decision to come within 6 months

MINI | September 12th, 2014 by Horatiu Boeriu

An electric version of the MINI car is on the roadmap for the British carmaker. According to AutoNews, quoting BMW board member Peter Schwarzenbauer, the …

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After 2 years, MINI E trial is nearing its end

MINI | October 13th, 2011 by Horatiu Boeriu

In 2009, BMW launched their first electric vehicles trial in the United States. More than 1,800 people and organizations applied to be part of the …

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UC Davis Study Highlights Results of all Electric MINI E Field Trial

MINI | June 14th, 2011 by Horatiu Boeriu

Press Release: The University of California, Davis and the BMW Group today released the largest publicly available study of electric-car users ever conducted – including …

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USA Today: Mini E drivers lead the electric-car wave

MINI | October 23rd, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

USA Today writes a flattering article on the MINI E and the successful pilot implemented by MINIUSA in key states. Last year, after 1,800 application, …

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Lessons learned after 150,000 kilometers with the MINI E pilot

MINI | August 19th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

After a year of gathering field experience with the MINI E pilot in Germany, it is time for an interim conclusion. With 15 electrically driven …

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MINI E races at Nurburgring-Nordschleife

MINI | May 14th, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

A month ago, the MINI E Race became the first electrically-powered vehicle to tame the legendary Nürburgring-Nordschleife at race speed. Now the BMW Group is …

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MINI E Drivers Delighted with Electric Vehicle Experience

MINI | January 31st, 2010 by Horatiu Boeriu

The BMW Group today announced at the Washington Auto Show the first results from a comprehensive study conducted in cooperation with the University of California …

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MINI E – Huge mileage drop in cold weather?

Rumors | December 29th, 2009 by Horatiu Boeriu

One of the stories tonight on some of the most popular technology related websites, revolves around the MINI E, the first electric car designed by …