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MINI Gets Investigated Over Steering Issues In 2004-2005 Coopers

MINI Gets Investigated Over Steering Issues In 2004-2005 Coopers

Maybe it is just me, but it seems that the internet has really changed the way we report motor vehicle defects and safety issues. I think the most obvious case of this is with Toyota and their floor mats that turned into “unintended acceleration” investigations by the National Highway... read more

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BMW Megacity Vehicle official teaser

2013 BMW Megacity EV: Autocar Reveals More Details

It's easy to forget that BMW have already produced two EVs - the 2009 MINI-E, which is undergoing trials in the U.S. and elsewhere in the hands of individuals, and the 2009... read more August 19, 2010 by  4


 
MINI E at MTTS 2010 in Denver, Colo.

DRIVEN: MINI E On An Autocross Course At MTTS2010 (Video)

Electric vehicles hold, in my opinion, the most intrigue in the automotive industry. Well, okay, so the hydrogen power is right up there, but harder to relate to. Either way... read more August 16, 2010 by 


 
2011 MINI Cooper Countryman

Report: No Plans For MINI Diesel Hybrid

MINI’s parent company BMW is working on diesel-electric hybrid vehicles, as is its engine partner PSA Peugeot Citroen, but don’t hold your breath for such a model from... read more August 16, 2010 by 


 
MINI Takes the States 2010

MTTS2010: MINI Puts the M In Community Across the U.S.

What is MTTS2010? It stands for MINI Takes the States 2010, an event put on by MINI USA. The event is a combination of a multi-city road rallye, owners’ garage event... read more August 13, 2010 by  1


 
Abarth Fiat 500C

Fiat Brand May Be Sold By Competitors In U.S. Markets

It isn’t any secret that President Barack Obama toured Chrysler’s Jefferson North Assembly Plant this past week. It is also no secret that this was one of a couple of... read more July 31, 2010 by  2


 
2010 MINI Cooper Clubman 2-door Coupe Side Exterior View

MINI Asks: Are You An Adrenaline Junkie?

MINI is known for some pretty interesting events and promotions in the automotive industry. In fact, you might recall the video releases the company put out during this years... read more July 31, 2010 by 


 

Are Public Charging Stations Really Needed for EV Deployment?

There's been a lot of discussion and consideration given to the topic of public charging stations for electric vehicles. The old "chicken verses egg" conundrum is called to... read more July 30, 2010 by  27


 
2011 MINI Countryman

Report: Entry-Level MINI Minor And Canyon Off-Roader In The Works

MINI’s ambitious plans to launch a slew of new models shows no signs of slowing. Not only are there new coupe and roadster models planned for the Cooper platform, but a... read more July 20, 2010 by 


 
2011 MINI Cooper

BMW Plans a Mini MINI? Fact or Fiction?

The MINI craze has continued here in the States and abroad, which is pretty impressive for a car that is smaller than most on the market in the U.S.  That said, we are a... read more July 16, 2010 by  1


 
MINI Clubman S Hybrid prototype spy shots

MINI Clubman S Hybrid Prototype Spied

We’ve already been treated to an all-electric version of the MINI in the form of the MINI E experimental vehicle, which from our initial drive we determined is far from... read more July 8, 2010 by  1


 
Mega Mini: Cummins Mini Project Vehicle

MINI Gets Cummins V-18 Turbocharged Engine

Sometimes a challenge is all that is need to get people’s wheels turning. For Cummins, this includes installing a 78-liter V-18 Turbocharged diesel motor in a original... read more June 30, 2010 by  1


 
Mini pickup with Cummins QSK78 3500-hp 12-turbo 78-liter V-18 diesel engine

Clean-Diesel Mini? Green! A 3500-HP Diesel Mini? NOT Green!

 We've written before about the diesel-engined Mini Cooper D that's sold in Europe, but not in the U.S. We really like the idea of a clean-diesel Mini. And now for something... read more June 30, 2010 by  1


 
2011 MINI Cooper John Cooper Words

A Mini Facelift For the Popular MINI Cooper

Who knew when BMW would bring back the iconic microcar from Austin, a part British Leyland, that American buyers would take to it like a fish to water. Maybe it is the... read more June 29, 2010 by 


 
2011 Mini Countryman, shown at NJ Motorsports Park, May 2010

First Look: 2012 Mini Cooper Countryman, A Much Maxier Mini

When it launched in the States in 2002, the Mini Cooper taught the auto industry that U.S. buyers will pay real money for very small cars. If, that is, they offer... read more June 11, 2010 by  5


 
2010 MINI Beachcomber Concept

MINI Beachcomber Could Make It As a Production Model

The MINI Beachcomber is a vehicle we reported on back in December of last year when it was making its debut on stage at the Detroit Auto Show. At the time we thought it was a... read more May 29, 2010 by 


 
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