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2013 MINI Clubvan, Its First Truck, To Arrive This Fall

2013 MINI Clubvan, Its First Truck, To Arrive This Fall

Anyone who's traveled overseas has seen the small car-based commercial vehicles common in the crowded cities of Europe and Asia. While U.S. workmen may use full-size Ford or Chevy vans, their European counterparts use smaller vans (and pickups too) based on compact or even subcompact models. But... read more

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The MINI Cooper SD diesel

MINI Cooper Diesels May Be U.S. Bound: Report

Contrary to the myth that U.S. buyers don’t want diesels, MINI head Dr. Kay Segler reports that diesel MINI models are the most common request from its U.S. customers... read more January 27, 2012 by 3


 
Mini E and BMW ActiveE electric cars, New Jersey, Dec 2011 (photos: Tom Moloughney)

After 30 Months In A Mini E Electric Car, BMW ActiveE Coming Up

I took possession of my 2009 Mini E electric car (serial number 250) on June 12, 2009. At the time, I signed up for a one year lease, which is all BMW was offering. It was... read more December 12, 2011 by 16


 
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MINI E Meetup: End Of The Line For Electric Car 'Experiment'

Nauna’s Bella Casa Restaurant in Montclair, N.J., was the venue for the final MINI E Northeast Meetup before the cars must be returned. After a two-year run... read more October 10, 2011 by 3


 
Daihatsu A-Concept

Small, Fun, High-MPG Minicars, Never Coming To The U.S.

Life is so unfair sometimes. Car companies have been dangling the carrot of smaller and more fuel efficient vehicles in front of us for a few years now and though we've... read more August 11, 2011 by 0


 
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BMW's UK MINI E Test Ends: Drivers Happy, But...

A few months after BMW and MINI's electric car study ended in the United States, a similar scheme run in the U.K. has also come to a close, and the results are in... ...and... read more August 5, 2011 by 10


 
BMW ActiveE

BMW To Provide 4,000 Cars For 2012 Olympics, Electric Cars Included

The 2012 Olympics to be held next summer in London may be the greenest yet, with spectators and many participants moving by mass transit among the various venues. Still... read more July 15, 2011 by 0


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

How Mini Is Too Mini? Profit Tough For BMW On Tinier Minicar

When BMW launched the new MINI back in 2001, the U.S. market wondered if anyone could actually sell a car that small. The proof has been in the pudding--the new MINI sold... read more June 21, 2011 by 0


 
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Mini E Driver Study: Some Caveats On Electric-Car Happy News

The 450 lucky U.S. drivers who were picked to test the BMW Mini E between June 2009 and June 2010 are one happy bunch. They love their cars, they like electric driving in... read more June 15, 2011 by 2


 
MINI E

Should BMW Have Made the Mini E a Production Car? #YouTellUs

BMW can’t be accused of rushing into the electric car market. After nearly two years of BMW Mini E testing and countless hours of feedback sessions from test... read more June 14, 2011 by 14


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

Many More Minis: BMW Plans Up To 10 Different High-MPG Models

We know that the Mini lineup will expand into several sizes, Now an executive at BMW (which owns the iconic British brand) has said there may be as many as 10 different Mini... read more June 10, 2011 by 1


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

An Even Minier MINI: Tiny 3-Cylinder Carbon-Fiber Car In 2014

If you, like us, think the modern-day MINIs are simply getting too big to be called a mini, then never fear as the automaker is reportedly set to launch its smallest model... read more June 9, 2011 by 0


 
2012 MINI Cooper Coupe official spy shots

2012 MINI Cooper Coupe: Lots Of Fun In A Small Package

The MINI family is set to expand with two new editions set to debut over the next six to twelve months; the production versions of the MINI Coupe and Roadster concepts first... read more June 6, 2011 by 0


 
 MINI Red Mudder By DSQUARED2

One-Off MINI Cooper For Life Ball Charity Wets Taste For Off-Road Variant

The MINI is a car that has captured audiences for decades from the original MINI Cooper to today’s modern edition. In a country where people didn’t believe that a... read more May 23, 2011 by 0


 
MINI Inspired By Goodwood

MINI Goes High-End With Goodwood Sub-Brand

The MINI brand has quite the following and a range of products that can support those looking for something small and fun to high-performance to all-wheel drive. You might be... read more April 30, 2011 by 0


 
Volkswagen E Scooter

Volkswagen E-Scooter: Electric Bike To Rival Smart And MINI

The motoring world is gripped with Beetlemania at the moment, and it's got nothing to do with four plucky young musicians from England. Instead, Volkswagen's latest... read more April 19, 2011 by 0


 

 
 

 
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