Tag: Mini

Jul 5, 2020 - 05:21 pm

ChargeNow rebrands: BMW Charging & Mini Charging

The ChargeNow charging service operated by Digital Charging Solutions for the BMW Group was renamed BMW Charging and Mini Charging respectively as of 1 July. Digital Charging Solutions (DCS) continues to operate the services.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 02:36 pm

Mini rumoured to be going cobalt-free

According to a British news site, Mini is planning the first electric model as a five-door SUV as part of the Spotlight Automotive joint venture. There is also speculation about the cell supplier and a larger SUV for the USA.

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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.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 11:02 am

BMW USA accepting Mini Cooper SE pre-orders

BMW USA has officially opened up for pre-orders of the incoming battery-electric Mini Cooper SE. The electric vehicle will hit showrooms in early March of 2020, with a suggested retail price (MSRP) of $29,900 plus a $850 Destination & Handling fee.

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Dec 1, 2019 - 02:36 pm

BMW joint venture begins construction in China

Following the announcement that the joint venture Spotlight Automotive by BMW and Great Wall in China has received official approval for factory, BMW has now announced the official ground-breaking ceremony for the plant in Zhangjiagang in Jiangsu Province.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 12:54 pm

BMW and Great Wall JV gets plant go-ahead in China

BMW and Great Wall’s joint venture Spotlight Automotive, founded for the production of Mini electric vehicles in China, has now received regulatory approval for a joint factory. Despite the progress of the joint venture, permission to produce electric series vehicles at the plant has not yet been granted.

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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.

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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.

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Aug 9, 2019 - 12:57 pm

BMW 225xe PHEV gets a better battery

Following the BMW 530e, the BMW 225xe Active Tourer is now also available with the latest battery cell technology upgrade. The new battery increases the electric range of the BMW 225xe Active Tourer by more than 25 per cent to up to 53 kilometres.

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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.

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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.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 01:18 pm

BMW details its electrification plans

BMW wants to achieve its electrification target two years earlier than initially planned – and is thus confirming corresponding reports. Besides, the Munich company is showing what the electric future should look like with two new concept vehicles.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 01:50 pm

Bernd Körber takes the reins at Mini

On the 1 April just past, the reins of the BMW Mini brand were handed over to Bernd Körber (44), who was previously responsible for strategy and management at BMW. Körber succeeds Sebastian Mackens at Mini and will lead the brand “towards an electric, dynamic and urban future”.

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Mar 28, 2019 - 06:28 pm

BMW Mini to remain in Britain no matter the Brexit

BMW says it will still start production of the electric Mini model in the UK later this year as planned despite the insecurity surrounding Brexit. The German carmaking giant had made plans way ahead, and production chief Oliver Zipse seemed unfazed even with the prospect of a no-deal Brexit.

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Mar 27, 2019 - 03:53 pm

BMW & Great Wall to build electric Minis for China by 2021

In July 2018, BMW and Great Wall Motor signed an agreement for the production of Mini electric vehicles in China. There are now details, including the plans to build a factory in the Chinese province of Jiangsu where the first electric Minis will roll off the assembly line from 2021.

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Feb 14, 2019 - 02:26 pm

Swindon Powertrain electrifies original Mini

The British company Swindon Powertrain is currently presenting a retrofitted electric version of the original Mini in London and will manufacture this in a small series. The Swind E Classic Mini is fully restored and fitted with a custom electric powertrain.

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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.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 03:46 pm

BMW & Brilliance expanding China venture BBA

BMW and its partner in China, Brilliance, agreed to expand their BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) joint venture. BBA aims to increase capacity at both local facilities in order to produce 520,000 BMW a year from 2019. Moreover, the BMW iX3 may hit markets outside the People’s Republic.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 12:39 pm

Half of all BMW sales from plug-ins in Norway & Malaysia

BMW has published their global sales data for the first 5 months of 2018 and shares of electric and hybrid cars are on the rise and grew by 41% worldwide. In countries like Norway and Malaysia, electrified cars even make for almost 50 percent of all sales.

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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.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/05/chargenow-rebrands-bmw-charging-mini-charging/
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