MINI Stories July 22

Oliver Zipse is set to take over as BMW CEO next month, and while his predecessor drew criticism for overseeing a slow transition to electric cars, new comments from Zipse make it sound like the automaker is staying the course.

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MINI Stories July 10

BMW is looking to produce an electric Mini for 2022 based on the Rocketman concept it first revealed years ago, according to a new report.

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MINI Stories July 9

BMW has introduced the long-awaited all-electric Mini with its new Mini Cooper SE. We already know what it looks like but do its specs impress?

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MINI Stories November 1, 2018

Over the next year, Mini will bring its first all-electric vehicle to production in England.

BMW says that it is now investing millions in battery pack production in Germany in order to support the new Mini electric production. expand full story

MINI Stories July 12, 2018

In the epitome of teasing a vehicle release, BMW didn’t release actual sketches of its upcoming electric Mini.

Instead, it released today design sketches of features that will be in the production version of the vehicle coming next year. expand full story

MINI Stories November 29, 2017

The Mini Electric is expected to be BMW’s first new electric vehicle in a series of new production EVs coming to market in the next few years.

Now a board member of the company suggests that it could result in the brand going electric only – not unlike Daimler did with its smart car brand in North America. expand full story

MINI Stories February 29, 2016

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I’ve hoped to see an electric Mini make it to market ever since BMW produced a few hundreds all-electric “MINI E” cars to test its electric drivetrain technology for what eventually became its “i” electric brand, but the vehicle never made it to a wide release.

Now although not fully electric, we should “pretty soon” see the first electric vehicle from BMW’s popular Mini brand, according to a brand representative. expand full story

MINI Stories October 5, 2015

MINI-E-RACE-Ring-4BMW’s MINI brand has been expected to come out with a battery-powered vehicle for a long time now. In 2009, when BMW was first working on its “i” program, which eventually resulted in the i3 and i8, the company produced a few hundreds “MINI E” to test its electric drivetrain technology, but the vehicle never made it to a wide release.

During the Frankfurt Motor Show, Auto Express spoke with MINI’s product management chief Ralph Mahler who didn’t rule out an electric MINI, but it wouldn’t be for anytime soon… expand full story

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