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BMW releases MINI E trial results

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It is the most in-depth trial of its kind – and now BMW has released data from the MINI E testing across theUKthat involved 62 members of the public and 76 pool users. BMW Electric cars Green cars Latest news MINI BMW electric car trial BMW electric cars BMW MINI E BMW MINI E trial results MINI E trial

Next electric MINI confirmed by development team?

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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 to provide real-world testing data that helped form the foundation for i3 electric-car development. minicar Future Cars mini e plug-in cars

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

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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. MINI E drivers who loved driving electric--which is to say, many of them--were offered replacement BMW ActiveE electric cars, and the electric MINIs were taken

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Mini E road test

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Mini E consumer car reviews Mini E lease prices Mini E new and nearly new. Read the full Mini E road test.

Electric Mini officially confirmed by BMW CEO, also electric BMW X3

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The carmaker has said it would add all-electric versions of the next-generation X3 crossover, as well as an unspecified Mini model. mini e plug-in carsThe move comes as BMW seeks to.

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BMW MINI E trial enters second phase

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The trials of the MINI E aren’t over yet, with BMW Group and Vattenfall Europe now entering a second phase of testing in Berlin. A total of 70 MINI E electric cars have been transferred to private customers (30 units) and fleet users (40 units). Around 20 users will also be able to take advantage [.].

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

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A few months after BMW and MINI's electric car study ended in the United States, a similar scheme run in the U.K. Basically, all the drivers loved driving the MINI E, as you has also come to a close, and the results are in.and if you've read the results of the American tests, the figures coming from the U.K.

UC Davis study highlights results of MINI E field trial in US; MINI E met 90% of daily driving needs

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The University of California, Davis and the BMW Group released the largest publicly available study of electric-car users yet conducted, including more than 120 families who drove the fully electric MINI E automobile more than 1 million miles in California, New York and New Jersey from June 2009 to June 2010. Resources. Brief

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Tesla Taxi, MINI E In Delaware, Carbon-Capturing Cars: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Model S taxis (in Norway), the possibilities of carbon-capture technology for cars, and how to lease a 2009 MINI E in 2014. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Carice Electric Sports Car is tiny and beautiful, but it''s also kind of expensive.

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

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drivers who were picked to test the BMW Mini E between June 2009 and June 2010 are one happy bunch. The 450 lucky U.S. They love their cars, they like electric driving in general, they're willing to overlook the car's faults, and they willingly talk not only to BMW but also amongst themselves about it all.

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MINI E trials reveals drivers lose ‘range anxiety’

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As the first stage of MINI’s trial of its electric model reaches an end this weekend (June 19, 2010), parent firm BMW reports- much like rival Mitsubishi- that the last winter has afforded them very useful feedback on the performance of an electric car in extremely cold conditions. Trials of twenty MINI Es have been [.].

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

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After nearly two years of BMW Mini E testing and countless hours of feedback sessions from test participants, BMW is just about to start its second round of electric car testing with its 1-series based Active-E. BMW can’t be accused of rushing into the electric car market.

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BMW considers extending MINI-E leases

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

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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 made perfectly clear that after 12 months, we would have to give the car back and that there would be no exceptions.

MINI E electric car trial shows positive results

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Almost all of the participants in the recent MINI E trails (96 per cent) said they would consider buying an electric car as a result of their positive experiences of using the electrified model. The trial, run by MINI’s parent firm, BMW ended back in March. MINI BMW e electric Oxford Brookes trial

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Auto X-Prize Runner Up Clocks Faster Time Than Mini E At Nürburgring

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Enter the Finnish team which came runners up in the Alternative (Side by Side) category with the conventionally-styled Electric Race About (E-RA). It’s almost a year since the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize came to a conclusion, but we’ve heard relatively little from its various winners. Until Now.

BMW Group and Vattenfall Europe begin second phase of MINI E fleet test in Berlin

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BMW Group and Vattenfall Europe have begun a second phase of the Mini E test fleet in Berlin, with the transfer of 70 MINI E electric vehicles to private customers (30 units) and fleet users (40 units). The MINI E were charged mainly at night, using certified green electricity from Vattenfall. Brief

MINI E arrives in US

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The first batch of MINI Es has arrived in the US. Tags: Production News BMW MINI E A sharp-eyed ‘Revenge’ fan sent us these exclusive pictures from a holding facility in Central California, where the cars are being prepped for delivery. Watch this space for delivery news.

Mini E Makes LA Debut

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BMW’s just held an event for the lessees of their Mini E at the Science Center, next to the University of Southern California, a really stellar venue when you consider the product they were showing. orders of magnitude faster than the 95 mph Mini E. This sleek, titanium marvel can travel at mach 3.2,

MINI E charge station initial site inspection

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Stefano Paris at the November 19th, 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show unveiling of the MINI E. If you’ve been following the BMW MINI E program unveiled officially on November 19th, 2008 at the Los Angeles Auto Show you’ll know the process for being selected as a potential MINI E driver is a multistep one.

Exclusive: MINI E arrives in US

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The first batch of Mini Es has arrived in the US. Tags: Production News BMW MINI E A sharp-eyed ‘Revenge’ fan sent us these exclusive pictures from a holding facility in Central California, where the cars are being prepped for delivery. Watch this space for delivery news.

Snarky CNBC report on "obsessed" Mini E driver

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The first consumer with a Mini E lease, Peter Trepp, was interviewed on CNBC. Tags: peter trepp bmw mini e cnbc The vroom- obsessed anchor concludes with an erroneous and unprofessional "gotcha" about coal. The report exudes such bias, you may want to let CNBC know how you feel here.

What’s up with the BMW MINI E?

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The BMW Mini E has hit the streets. Barely one year ago, word surfaced that an electric Mini was in the works. see the ad here.)

BMW MINI E Powered by AC Propulsion?

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The automotive and green electric vehicle blogosphere has been abuzz with talk of the BMW MINI E ever since July 9th, 2008, when AutoblogGreen published the rumor that 500 of the intriguing new electric cars would be released later this year in California. Click here to see more photos of the BMW MINI E. ]. second range.

Wally Rippel drives the Mini E

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AC Propulsion, the San Dimas, CA, company that birthed the modern-day EV with its AC-150 drive train, was tapped by BMW last year to provide drivetrains for an initial run of 500 Minis. Dubbed the “Mini E,&# these fully-electric cars are just weeks from being deployed on the streets of Southern Californai, New York, and New Jersey.

Auto X-Prize Runner Up Clocks Faster Time Than Mini E At Nürburgring (Video)

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Enter the Finnish team which came runners up in the Alternative (Side by Side) category with the conventionally-styled Electric Race About (E-RA). It’s almost a year since the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize came to a conclusion, but we’ve heard relatively little from its various winners. Until Now.

BMW announces launch date of new electric car

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BMW Launches ActiveE Electric Car Forum, Mobile App, Extends MINI E Leases

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In its final Plugged-In newsletter to all its current MINI E Lease participants, BMW announced that the new website will form the backbone of BMW’s next electric car program. In addition, BMW has told MINI E drivers that it is working on a

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

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was the venue for the final MINI E Northeast Meetup before the cars must be returned. After a two-year run, BMW’s MINI E adventure is nearing its end. The car may seem old hat to people like Tom Moloughney, who has clocked over 65,000 miles on his MINI E--and who hosted the event at his

Electric cars: are we ready to switch? The Green Piece

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On one side of the equation, the BMW Group revealed the results of its MINI E trial across [.]. BMW Electric cars MINI The Green Piece Gartner germany MINI E switch trialTuesday 9 August 2011. The Green Piece Column. Has the time finally arrived for us to make the switch to electric cars?

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MINI EV trial ends

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The final phase of the MINI E field trial in the UK has come to an end today. The 40 electric ‘pioneers’, who are the second set of participants in the trial, handed back their MINI Es at an event at MINI Plant Oxford. Electric cars MINI field trial MINI E UK

BMW Delivers 40 Electric MINI E Cars for UK Trial

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Components of the MINI E powertrain. The MINI E. MINI E Quick Specs. Click to enlarge. Click to enlarge.

Green Manhattan Beach Going Plug-In. Here Comes BMW’s Mini E!

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And we’ll have fun, fun, fun, till daddy takes the Min-E Away. He’s been driving a RAV-4 EV for many years.

US Mini E leasing program to begin

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A leasing program of 450 Mini E model cars is set to begin in the US. At a high voltage 240v charge, the Mini E takes just 4.4

London to Edinburgh electric car trip in just 10 hrs for Robert Llewellyn

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Brian managed to make a right mess out of the journey, by u[.]. Electric cars Nissan

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MINI E joins Government electric vehicle announcement

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Ian Robertson said, “We believe the MINI E is an excellent vehicle for trialling this alternative form of sustainable mobility. miles.

BMW i home energy storage system integrates 2nd-life i3 vehicle batteries

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In 2011, batteries which were previously used in the MINI E test fleet were successfully implemented in a stationary project.

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Auto X-Prize Runner Up Clocks Faster Time Than Mini E At Nürburgring (Video)

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Enter the Finnish team which came runners up in the Alternative (Side by Side) category with the conventionally-styled Electric Race About (E-RA). It’s almost a year since the Progressive Insurance Automotive X-Prize came to a conclusion, but we’ve heard relatively little from its various winners. Until Now.

User Results from First Phase of the MINI E Field Trial in the UK

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The MINI E. The MINI E is a two-seat development of the MINI Hatch. For MINI Cooper and 116i it is 27.0

Motorists falling for the MINI E

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Customers trailing the new electric MINI around the world don’t want to give them back- that’s what BMW’s chairman Norbert Reithofer told news agency Headline auto. Reithofer said: "Some drivers have told me they would love to keep their MINI E.