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The 12 most influential green cars in history

The 12 most influential green cars in history

The automobile has been with us since 1885, but only over the last 50 years have governments started to face up to its ill effects on the environment. The world's major car markets have mostly now legislated increasing levels of fuel economy and reduced tailpipe emissions not only of gases directly... read more

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MINI Rocketman Concept MkII

Next electric MINI confirmed by development team?

Before the BMW i3, there was the MINI E. Along with the BMW ActiveE—based on the 1 Series coupe—this electric version of the second-generation BMW MINI was built... read more May 2, 2016 by


 
2015 MINI Countryman Park Lane

Next MINI Countryman SUV To Offer Plug-In Hybrid Version

Plug-in hybrid SUVs seem to be the "in" thing among luxury carmakers, with Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo all rolling out plug-in versions of recent large utility... read more February 26, 2016 by


 
2016 MINI Clubman

2016 MINI Cooper Clubman Grows Up Into More Maxi Wagon With Six Doors

BMW has turned the modern MINI into quite a franchise, with the previous generation comprising eight distinct body styles in total. The current-generation MINI lineup is... read more June 26, 2015 by


 
2015 MINI Cooper S 4-Door Hardtop, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

2015 MINI Cooper S Hardtop 4-Door: Gas Mileage Review

In various forms, the MINI has been with us for more than half a century--but its image has always been shaped by the two-door model. The original BMC Mini had two doors and... read more April 22, 2015 by


 
2015 MINI Cooper Countryman

How Big Is The 'Little' MINI Cooper Countryman? It's THAT Big

Size is relative, and what counts as a small car today would have been viewed as much larger 50 years ago. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the case of perhaps the... read more January 9, 2015 by


 
2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop 4 Door

MINI Hardtop 4-Door Appears At Los Angeles Auto Show

First shown over the summer, the new MINI five-door model will make its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Even though it's a five-door hatchback, this... read more November 19, 2014 by


 
MINI Superleggera Vision concept

Electric Mini Superleggera Decision Delayed For Months

Unveiled earlier this year, the MINI Superleggera Vision concept was a refreshing counterpoint to current MINI production models, which seem to grow larger and uglier by the... read more September 12, 2014 by


 
2014 MINI Cooper hardtop, Northeastern road test, Aug 2014

2014 MINI Cooper: Gas Mileage Review With 3-Cyl Engine + Manual

The 2014 MINI Cooper hardtop is the first entire, top-to-bottom redesign of the iconic British minicar. In its base form, with a new 1.5-liter turbocharged three-cylinder... read more September 4, 2014 by


 
Mini E electric vehicle

Want To Lease A 2009 MINI E? If You Live In Delaware, You Can

One of the earliest electric-car prototype test fleets of the modern day was made up of several hundred MINI E two-seaters, which hit U.S. roads on two-year leases from 2008... read more June 27, 2014 by


 
2015 MINI Cooper five-door ad screencap

New 2015 MINI Cooper With Five Doors Confuses...Well, Everyone (Video)

The new 2015 MINI Cooper five-door is rolling out--at least in Europe--and it appears to be causing some problems. The latest version of the retro-styled subcompact hatchback... read more June 10, 2014 by


 
2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door

2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door Revealed In Official Images

MINIs aren't really Mini any more, but modern safety, comfort and equipment standards mean we'll never have a car quite as small as the original Mini ever again. That, and... read more June 5, 2014 by


 
2014 MINI Cooper automatic, Bear Mountain, NY, May 2014

2014 MINI Cooper Automatic: Quick Drive

The all-new, third-generation 2014 MINI Cooper three-door hatchback--now called "Hardtop" by MINI--sports a longer nose, a new 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine, and an... read more June 3, 2014 by


 
MINI Superleggera Vision concept

A MINI Two-Seater Sports Car? Superleggera Vision Teases Us

MINI has been a huge success story for its parent company BMW. Customers all over the world have fallen for the car's retro looks and wide range of models. But recently, it's... read more May 27, 2014 by


 
2014 MINI Cooper S

2014 MINI Cooper: Bigger, Faster, More Fuel-Efficient--And Start-Stop Too

The Mini is one of the most iconic vehicles on the roads, but the car has changed--and grown--rather a lot since its introduction in 1959. Most of that change has happened... read more March 18, 2014 by


 
MINI Clubman Concept  -  2014 Geneva Motor Show live photos

MINI Clubman Concept: Live Photos From Geneva Motor Show

MINI's existing Clubman model is an acquired taste, but the Clubman concept launched at Geneva may find a few more fans. It loses the abrupt wagon layout and unusual... read more March 5, 2014 by


 

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