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The Mini Cooper SE Is Now The Cheapest EV In South Africa

December 3rd, 2020 | by Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai

BMW South Africa has been really good at promoting electric vehicles (EVs) in South Africa. Since 2015, when they brought in the first-generation BMW i3 with a 60 Ah battery, they have consistently updated the i3 offering and added new versions of the i


19% Of MINI Plugin Sales Are In The UK

July 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

The MINI Electric has been produced at MINI's Oxford plant for the past year, and the factory just produced its 11,000th MINI Electric. If only 007 would drive one of these in a coming James Bond film — then MINI could perhaps produce and sell 11,000 a quarter instead of 11,000 a year!


Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

June 17th, 2020 | by Jose Pontes

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units


4,718 Tesla Model 3 Sales In March Help Push UK EV Market Share To Record 7.3%

April 6th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

March 2020 saw UK market share of plug-in electric vehicles reach a record 7.3%, close to 4× the result from March 2019. A huge 4718 unit push from the Tesla Model 3 contributed almost half of all battery electric vehicle sales, and entered it into the overall top 10 best sellers list


BMW Group & Great Wall Motor To Build Fashionable MINI E In China

December 9th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

High-level representatives of the local Chinese government, Great Wall Motor, and the BMW Group announced a new joint venture, Spotlight Automotive Limited, on November 29, 2019. The partners congregated earlier in Germany to initiate the collaboration


The MINI Electric Is Finally Here!

July 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The MINI is an icon of British culture. For its 60th anniversary, the brand is announcing a MINI Electric. Thankfully, [&hellip


European Electric Vehicle Invasion — Winners, Big Winners, & Champions

January 13th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

For those who follow the fully electric car market, 2016 was exciting. GM introduced the Chevy Bolt a full year ahead of Tesla's Model 3. It was the first long-range affordable electric car in the United States. For many reasons, we did not really see it in most of Europe


BMW Introduces Another Electric Concept Car — MINI ELECTRIC CONCEPT

August 30th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

Don't get me wrong, it's great to see another electric model sort of announced, but it's also a bit tiring to see that it's again a super unrealistic concept and the production version won't even be unveiled for another 2 years. What's the point? Honestly, that's not a rhetorical question — what is the point of fluffy press releases and unrealistic images and designs so far out


BMW Announces Next Step In Vehicle Electrification Strategy

July 26th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

BMW Group has been one of the early leaders in 21st century electrification. In general, BMW seems serious about the transition to electric cars, and it produces a high-quality EV (BMW i3) as well as several plug-in hybrids. The BMW Group holds electrification as one of the central pillars of the Group's corporate strategy. As part of that, it just announced a new battery-electric MINI, a variant of the brand's core 3-door hatch model



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