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2014 MINI E Race Coupe spied in Munich
Dec 19th, 13
2014 MINI E Race Coupe spied in Munich
The MINI E Race Coupe was spied for the first time ahead of next year's reveal and it was caught by our photographers on the streets of Munich, Germany.
BMW celebrates 40 years of building electric vehicles
Dec 10th, 12
BMW celebrates 40 years of building electric vehicles
Electric vehicles are finally becoming mainstream, but BMW is celebrating their 40th anniversary of building the eco-friendly automobile.
Dec 3rd, 10
MINI E by AC Schnitzer is TUNE IT! SAFE 2010 car [video]
AC Schnitzer has unveiled the TUNE IT! SAFE! MINI E at the Essen Motor Show. It is designed to promote afe and responsible tuning.
May 14th, 10
50% of Mini E Leasers set to Extend Lease into second year
Lease price is also being cut from $850 (€675) per month to $600 (€476). BMW is renewing leases for another year solely for private customers and not fleet users.
May 13th, 10
HRH Prince Leopold to pilot MINI E around the Nurburgring Nordschleife
The MINI E Race electric car will go up against the Nurburgring on May 15. Behind the wheel will be former DTM racer HRH Prince Leopold.
Apr 13th, 10
MINI E Race Laps Nurburgring in 09:51.45 [Video]
Electric MINI racer reaches a top speed of 187 km/h and runs on the same 150 kW/204 hp electric motor as in the standard MINI E.
Jan 28th, 10
BMW Reports First Feedback From MINI E Electric Vehicle Participants
People are generally happy with the MINI E, but some are aggravated with the range, long recharge times, and limited availability of recharge locations. The story inside.
Jan 13th, 10
BMW ActiveE Concept Cornered in Detroit
Live photos and official pics of the BMW ActivE Concept, an all-electric based on the 1-series coupe.
Dec 17th, 09
BMW ActiveE Concept Revealed Ahead of Detroit Debut [Video]
BMW will be bringing an electrified version of the 1er Coupe to the NAIAS in January. What can people expect from the BMW ActiveE Concept? Details and photos inside.
Jun 5th, 09
MINI E electric car glitch results in 23 hour recharge time
Planning on taking that new MINI E out of your garage? You better have a full day to charge it. BMW's high-voltage charging cables have not yet been authorized for use in the States.
Mar 17th, 09
Mini Planning New Small City Car Concept for Frankfurt
New model will offer a fully electric version and is being developed by BMW in partnership with Fiat. The concept may also spell the return of the Topolino nameplate for Fiat and the Isetta title for a future BMW or MINI model.
Nov 18th, 08
All Electric MINI E in Detail
MINI will use the Los Angeles Auto Show to debut the new MINI E and announce that they will begin offering one-year leases of 500 MINI E's to select private and corporate customers.