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MINI E races at Nurburgring-Nordschleife

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 about to repeat this tour de force before the massed…

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MINI E Drivers Delighted with Electric Vehicle Experience

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 (UC Davis) and consumers leasing MINI E electic vehicles as…

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MINI E cars were handed over to UK test drivers

On 13 December 2009 at MINI’S Oxford plant, forty electric MINI E cars were handed over to their test drivers, who are all members of the public. This marks the start of two consecutive six-month…

MINI E – Second Time ‘Round

Speaking of BMW’s with electric motors and hybrids, we thought it might be a good time to revisit one of BMW’s most notable hybrids – the MINI E. We’ve already tried it once before when…

Drivers of MINI E vehicles provide real-world feedback

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MINI E after one week

Peter Trepp, the first man to take delivery of the MINI E vehicle, has a prepared a review of the electric MINI after a week of use. The first question that comes through everyone’s mind…

City of New York to use MINI E electric vehicles

The MINI E has just received a huge endorsement from the City of New York. BMW Group will loan a fleet of 10 MINI E electric zero-emissions cars to the City of New York for its…

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BMW extends Mini E test drives in Berlin

BMW and Vattenfall, the Swedish electricity company, announced a new set of test drives that will take place in Berlin in Q1 2009. The joint project is being sponsored by Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Minister for the…

Review: Mini E

One of the LA Auto Show’s main attraction was the worldwide debut of the first electric car manufactured by BMW under the Mini brand. The Mini E, short for electric, is powered by a lithium-ion…

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Mini E Test Drive

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show was not just a big event for BMW fans, but also Mini nuts. BMW released the new, fully electric, 156 mile range, Mini E. The presentation was a big…

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Mini E: Technical Specifications

As some of you have already requested more information on the Mini E technology, I am going to post some photos that were released by BMW today, along with their full technical press release. Mini…