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Mini Cooper SE Electric First Drive: Highlights & Lowlights

03.12.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The upcoming Mini Electric may be a solid offering for urban families … as a second car. About ten years ago, BMW made a handful of battery-electric Mini Coopers. They were expensive (lease only), and the battery pack took up rear seat space and cargo room, but people leased every last one of them and ...

BMW Plug-In Electric Car Sales Slightly Decline In February 2019

03.11.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Several new/updated plug-in models coming within months Sales of BMW Group plug-in electric cars decreased in February for the first time since we’ve tracked the stats. It’s not a big drop – by 1.9% to 7,759 but after a barely positive January, BMW needs new versions of its plug-ins to continue growth (those new plug-ins ...

Tesla, BMW & Nissan Stores Top Ranked As Most Helpful To EV Buyers

03.04.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Some brands care much more about customers interested in plug-ins According to the latest 2019 Pied Piper “PSI® for EVs” U.S. Auto Industry Benchmarking Study, Tesla‘s dealerships (in the case of Tesla there are no dealers but stores/galleries) were ranked highest in terms of being most helpful to customers interested in plug-in electric cars. Tesla scored ...

February 2019 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

03.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As we head into February, let’s take a look at how EV sales are moving along in the U.S. February will mark the 41st month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. While January showed notable year-over-year growth, deliveries were down as expected. We anticipate much the ...

In January 2019, BMW Group Sold Just 7,234 Plug-In EVs

02.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

January didn’t bring much growth BMW Group‘s plug-in electric car sales in January amounted to just 7,234, which is the lowest result in the past 12 months, at the lowest growth rate in several years of just 1.4% year-over-year. According to the German manufacturer, the reason for that is model changeovers – especially the 330e ...

Swind E Classic Mini: Fully-Restored Electric Priced From $100,000

02.14.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Electrification of classic cars reaches Mini For the sixty-year anniversary of Mini, Swindon Powertrain introduced at the 2019 London Classic Car Show the all-electric Swind E Classic Mini, which is scheduled for a limited production run of 100 units. The Swind E Classic Mini is a conversion to electric drive, of a fully-restored body. The ...

In U.S. BMW Group Encountered EV Sales Drop In January 2019

02.05.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

After a record in December, BMW noted a sales dip in January BMW Group (BMW and MINI) is experiencing a general decrease of car sales – in the case of BMW brand, the total volume decreased in January by 4.8% year-over-year, while the MINI brand shrunk by 16.3%, which is far worse than the 1% ...

January 2019 U.S. Plug-In EV Sales Report Card

02.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

And so it begins … another year of EV sales reporting, hopefully teeming with amazing news. January will mark the 40th month of consecutive year-over-year monthly sales gains for plug-in vehicles. Each month InsideEVs tracks all plug-in EV sales/deliveries for the United States by automaker. The last five consecutive months are now the top five best-selling months of all time. We have no ...

New Mini E Electric Car Spy Shots Surface

02.01.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

MINI E is on the last straight to production As the MINI approaches launch date for its first series-produced all-electric model, another test mule was spotted by spy photographers during winter tests. This new pre-production prototype is slightly different from previous ones, as you can see headlights and rear lights are the same as in ...

BMW Releases Nifty Infographics On Electromobility In 2018

01.13.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

By selling a lot of low-range PHEVs, BMW Group takes a high share in the plug-in segment In 2018 BMW Group (BMW and MINI) sold some 142,617 plug-in electric cars (up 38.4% year-over-year) at an average of 5.7% of its total volume. Besides the usual report, the German manufacturer shared also set of very interesting ...