Sep 15, 2021 - 01:28 pm
Deloitte places largest Mini Electric order in Europe so far
The auditing and consulting firm Deloitte has ordered 140 all-electric Mini Cooper SE. The new electric cars complement 100 Mini EVs the company had already added to its fleet in Belgium in August. For BMW, this is the largest order of electric Minis in Europe to date.
Mar 11, 2020 - 01:40 pm
Mini Cooper SE US market launch complete
The first electric Mini, the 2020 electric Mini Cooper SE has officially arrived at US showrooms over the weekend with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus an additional $850 Destination & Handling fee.
Nov 6, 2019 - 12:11 am
BMW to add 4,000 charge points at DE-sites
The BMW Group plans to install more than 4,100 charging points for electric cars at its German locations by 2021. Primarily intended for employees, around half of the charging points will also be accessible to the public.
Oct 29, 2019 - 02:26 pm
US: Prices are out for the electric Mini Cooper SE
Already being hailed as one of the most affordable electric cars to enter the US market, the electric Mini Cooper SE is to have an MSRP of $29,900. In some places, with federal tax credits and state electric vehicle tax, the price will drop as low as $17,900.
Sep 13, 2019 - 03:20 pm
Volvo & Polestar to charge into Australia in 2020
The notoriously underserved electric car market in Australia can look ahead to a better 2020. Volvo and Polestar are planning to bring two electric cars and a PHEV to the continent in 2020. Besides, Mini is readying the all-electric Cooper for entry as well.
Jul 22, 2019 - 12:04 pm
Orders open for the Mini Cooper SE across Europe
The all-electric Mini Cooper SE can now be reserved in a total of twelve European countries; These are Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.
Jul 18, 2019 - 09:20 pm
Krüger succession: Oliver Zipse new BMW CEO
Oliver Zipse will take the lead at BMW on 16 August, the board just decided as much. With Harald Krüger leaving, the German carmaker will have much to do to catch up on electric mobility, fast.
Jul 16, 2019 - 01:47 pm
Mini may go fully electric in 2030
With the Mini Cooper SE or the Mini Electric in the UK, the British-Bavarian small car brand presented its first production electric car just a few days ago. Now, according to a BMW board member, Mini might in future only make electric cars.
Jun 24, 2019 - 12:42 pm
BMW is accelerating electrification plans
BMW plans to offer 25 electrified models by 2023 – two years earlier than previously announced. Group CEO Harald Krüger also announced an ambitious growth target for electrified models.
Oct 28, 2018 - 10:40 am
BMW gears up Dingolfing factory for EV manufacturing
BMW has begun preparing their manufacturing facilities for increased EV production, including electric drive systems and batteries. The upgrades and adjustments for the battery assembly for the Mini EV alone will cost a two digit figure in the millions.
Apr 11, 2018 - 12:41 pm
BMW i1 to be the new entry-level EV at BMW?
BMW is considering to launch the BMW i1 as new entry-level electric car, a report by Spanish Motor.es suggests. The i1 would be a little bigger than the i3 but smaller than the BMW 1 series, while technology is to come from the electric Mini due by 2019.
Feb 23, 2018 - 07:30 pm
BMW & Great Wall planning JV for electric Minis in China
BMW and the Chinese car manufacturer Great Wall are planning a joint venture to build electric cars under the Mini brand in China. Great Wall had already indicated as much last October, but now a statement of intent has been signed as well.
Feb 20, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Mini Cooper E will only be available as of 2020
The confirmation has come that the new Mini Cooper EV is going into production, however not until November of next year at BMW’s Oxford plant. Hence, delivery will not be taking place until at least 2020.