Tag: Mini

Jan 10, 2023 - 11:16 am

BMW delivered over 200,000 electric cars in 2022

In 2022, the BMW Group sold a total of 215,755 fully electric vehicles from the BMW and Mini brands, more than twice as many as in 2021. The Group was also able to hand over the 500,000th fully electric vehicle to customers by the end of 2022.

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Nov 10, 2022 - 11:48 am

BMW considers manufacturing EVs in Oxford

BMW will apparently continue to have electric cars produced in England for the Mini brand and will convert the plant in Oxford for this purpose – or is at least considering it. According to a media report, the board of directors wants to make a decision to this effect before the end of the year.

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Oct 17, 2022 - 12:22 pm

BMW will cease electric Mini production at Cowley, UK

Mini will stop producing electric cars in England in 2023 and move them to China, British media reports. BMW makes around 40,000 electric Minis a year at its plant in Cowley on the outskirts of Oxford. Production is due to cease there next year despite the company’s far-reaching EV plans.

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Aug 3, 2022 - 12:41 pm

Mini rumoured to be considering cooperation with Canoo

According to a media report, Canoo could produce the electric Mini Urbanaut concept in series in the USA from 2025. Mini is looking for a technical basis and a production site. If found, the series Urbanaut could complement the Mini range as an electric van. But question marks remain.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Mini presents electric crossover concept ‘Aceman’

Mini has shown a battery-electric crossover called Aceman to preview a new concept for the premium small car segment. Exact data on the vehicle or drive are scarce – the Mini Concept Aceman is a pure design study which Mini considers a harbinger of new interiors and materials.

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Jul 17, 2022 - 02:07 pm

Mini presents one-off electric convertible

The BMW brand Mini has unveiled its first – and so far only – all-electric Mini Cooper SE as a convertible. As yet, this one-off electric car is not for sale, but it’s looking like there’s hope for a series model.

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Jul 8, 2022 - 12:55 pm

BMW doubles EV sales globally in first half of 2022

The BMW Group sold a total of 75,891 fully electric vehicles of the BMW and Mini brands worldwide in the first half of 2022. This means that the Group more than doubled BEV sales compared to the same period last year (+110.3 per cent).

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:47 pm

Mini launches arctic testing for the three-door variant

Mini is currently testing the new generation of its three-door car with pure electric drive in Arjeplog, Sweden. Not only the driving behaviour is being tested, but the components of the electric drive system as well. Additionally, the BMW brand has announced that a concept will be presented later this year.

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Mar 1, 2022 - 02:56 pm

War in Ukraine halts electric car supply chains

The Russian invasion of Ukraine has a devastating impact on the local population and is also affecting global supply chains. Missing parts are bringing assembly lines in Germany, the UK and the Czech Republic to a standstill.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 12:33 pm

Mini starts retrofitting classic Mini models

The BMW brand Mini is now offering owners of the classic Mini a factory conversion to an all-electric drive. As part of the Mini Recharged project developed by a team at the Mini plant in Oxford, the classic Mini can be equipped with an electric drive system on request.

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Nov 3, 2021 - 11:42 am

Mini to make its last combustion engine in 2025

The BMW brand Mini has presented its strategy for the future. This reaffirms the previously announced goal of the BMW Group to have exclusively purely electrically powered models in the Mini range by the beginning of the 2030s. Now Mini is detailing just how it intends to achieve this goal.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 11:29 pm

Share Now sees 11,000 electric-driven trips per day

Car-sharing provider Share Now has provided insights into statistics on the use of electric vehicles in its European car-sharing fleet. The company now operates 2,900 BMW, Mini, Smart and Fiat electric cars at four all-electric and four partially electric locations.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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Mar 30, 2021 - 01:02 pm

Next Formula E safety car is a tuned Mini

The new safety car for Formula E will once again come from the BMW Group, but this time it will be purely electric. Following the BMW i8 with plug-in hybrid drive, this role will be taken over by the Mini Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW: a special version of the new Mini Cooper SE.

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Mar 17, 2021 - 12:36 pm

BMW makes Mini a dedicated EV brand

BMW Group is intensifying its e-mobility advance and confirms plans to transform Mini into a pure electric car label. Besides, the German carmaker showed the series version of the BMW i4 for the first time.

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Mar 13, 2021 - 01:47 pm

Mini to be an all-electric brand by 2030

According to reports in the German media, the BMW brand Mini will only sell purely electric cars from 2030 onwards. The last Mini model with a combustion engine is to come onto the market in 2025.

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Jan 27, 2021 - 01:43 pm

Mini Cooper SE freshens up

Mini is giving its 3-door, 5-door and convertible a facelift, which in the case of the 3-door also benefits the purely electric Mini Cooper SE. The drive technology remains unaffected by the refresh.

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Jan 12, 2021 - 03:12 pm

German carmakers increase electric car sales

German carmakers Porsche, Audi, VW and the BMW Group, have published sales figures for 2020. Although overall sales declined, their sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids still saw a significant increase. In some cases, these now account for a double-digit share of total sales.

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Dec 29, 2020 - 01:07 pm

BMW aims for electric car production plans of 20%

BMW is aiming to build “a quarter of a million more electric cars than originally planned” between 2021 and 2023. The automaker wants to more than double the share of electrified vehicles in its sales from around eight per cent this year to around 20 per cent in 2023.

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Nov 19, 2020 - 12:36 pm

BMW puts 400 million euros into Munich plant

BMW announced that it would invest 400 million euros in a new vehicle assembly line for its main plant in Munich as they gear up for electric car production. For this, the company’s combustion engine production will have to make way.

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Nov 10, 2020 - 05:33 pm

Mini stops deliveries of Mini Cooper SE Countryman

Mini has stopped delivery of the Mini Cooper SE Countryman All4 for the time being by order of the regulatory authorities. The plug-in hybrid is currently not reaching the specified electric range. An update of the battery management system shall remedy the situation.

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Nov 5, 2020 - 03:38 pm

Swindon offers electrification kit for the classic Mini

The British company Swindon Powertrain now offers a kit for converting the classic Mini to electric drive. Swindon Powertrain had already presented such an E-mini last year. The Classic Mini Kit will be available from December at prices starting at 8,850 pounds net.

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