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BMW considering adding artificial sound to its electric-cars

BMW is considering options to add artificial sounds to its range of upcoming electric-vehicles to make them safer for pedestrians, especially blind pedestrians. Rivals Audi and Mercedes-Benz said that they are already developing sounds for their upcoming electric-cars and Nissan and Infiniti have already unveiled their solutions for EVs so they don’t pose a threat […]

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AC Schnitzer MINI E Tune! Safe! Police Car debuts at Essen

At the 2010 Essen Motor Show, AC Schnitzer unveiled the new Tune It! Safe! Mini E. This customized Mini E is dressed up like a police car and features a modified front and rear fascia along with new side skirts, a ventilated hood and 18-inch alloy wheels wrapped in Hankook tires. The inside of the […]

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Round 2: Half of Mini E lessees want keep the electric Cooper for another year

The pilot lease program of the Mini E, which consisted of 450 people testing the electric vehicle in the metro-markets of LA and NY, has been a wild success with half of the participants having told BMW that they wish to extend their current deals for another year, said Rich Steinberg, manager of electric vehicle […]

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Video: Mini E Race completes Nurburgring lap in 09:51.45 minutes

It’s probably not the car you expect to tout a Nurburgring-Nordschleife circuit lap time but the Mini E today completed a lap of the “Green Hell” in 09:51.45. Known as the Mini E Race, a modified version of the electric-Cooper ran the famous German circuit and hit a top speed of 187 km/h (116 mph). […]

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BMW ActiveE electric will be leased to customers in the U.S. and Europe

Following the Mini E trial lease program, BMW AG will launch a new program for its ActiveE electric-car. The 1-Series coupe based electric-car will be leased to a limited number of customers next year in preparation for launching a plug-in vehicle in about four years, says Klaus Draeger, the BMW board member who heads up […]

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Mini E drivers noticing a 20% decline in range during cold weather

While we were plowing through the recent snowfall in New Jersey with a 2010 Audi S4, MINI E electric Cooper drivers were feeling the wrath of going green in the winter. Dr. Lyle Dennis of GM-Volt, who is leasing a MINI E for one year said: On a recent trip at a temperature of 23 […]

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450 Mini E drivers providing valuable, real-world feedback

BMW announced today that after two months of field trials for the Mini E, the 450 drivers of the electric Mini Cooper have provided valuable, real-world data. The 450 units of the Mini E are in daily use in New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles where they are being driven by private customers, government […]

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BMW all-electric model coming in 2015, could be badged ‘Triumph’

BMW is moving forward with testing 500 electric Mini E Coopers around the world. According to a report by AutoCar, the prototypes are paving the way for an all-electric Triumph or Wolseley. BMW bought the rights to the Triumph and Wolseley name when it bought Rover in 1994 in hopes to revive them as niche brands. All […]

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Delivery Glitch: Mini E customers having to keep their cars plugged in for 23 hours

Last month, the first Mini E was delivered Peter Trepp, a venture capitalist focusing on the green industry. Along with Trepp, up to 300 Mini E customers may be in for a big disappoint when they recharge the battery of their electric-Cooper, reports Open Road. Apparently there is a glitch in the distribution of the high-voltage […]

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First 2009 Mini E delivered to venture capitalist in California

Peter Trepp, a venture capitalist focusing on the green industry, has become the first owner/customer to get the new 2009 MINI E. BMW is leasing a total of 500 units of the electric Mini Cooper for about $850 a month. Trepp, owner of number 111, has no idea why he was picked as the first […]

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