MINI Electric Picked For Rome E-Prix Pace Car

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2021 18:05:11 +0000

Using an efficient vehicle for a pace car is nothing new, but it’s good to see the tradition of using something both sporty and efficient is still alive. It’s 2021, so it damned well better be, right? This time, it’s the MINI Electric Pacesetter, and it’ll be used as the pace car for the Rome […]

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France Sees 10.6% Plugin Vehicle Market Share In September — 4× Growth Year On Year

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Sat, 03 Oct 2020 05:42:10 +0000

France, the second largest auto market in Europe, and 8th in the world, saw 10.6% plugin electric vehicle market share in September. This is almost 4× growth from the same period in 2019 (2.8% share). Cumulative plugin share for 2020 now stands at 9.5% and may reach 10% by year’s end

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19% Of MINI Plugin Sales Are In The UK

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 31 Jul 2020 07:17:23 +0000

The MINI Electric has been produced at MINI’s Oxford plant for the past year, and the factory just produced its 11,000th MINI Electric. If only 007 would drive one of these in a coming James Bond film — then MINI could perhaps produce and sell 11,000 a quarter instead of 11,000 a year!

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Renault Zoe Returns To #1 In France

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 03:30:56 +0000

With the overall French market slowly returning to normal (last month it was down just 50%), plugin vehicle sales are also returning to form, with registrations up a splendid 77% year over year in May, to 7,167 units

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Peugeot 208 EV Beats Renault Zoe In Pandemic-Disrupted French EV Market — April 2020

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 20 May 2020 02:05:30 +0000

While the overall French market ground to a halt due to the coronavirus lockdown (-89% year over year), plugins were down just 66%, with fully electric vehicles (BEVs) faring slightly better, down only -62%. That allowed BEVs to have 74% of the plugin market last month, slightly better than this year’s average of 73%

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Tesla Model 3 = Best Selling Foreigner In France In Pandemic-Affected Market

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 21:00:12 +0000

With the overall French market crumbling (-72% year over year!) due to the coronavirus lockdown, and the country returning to registrations levels (62,668 units) not seen in the past 50 years, one would think that plug-ins would suffer too, right? The answer to that is “yes” and “no.”

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4,718 Tesla Model 3 Sales In March Help Push UK EV Market Share To Record 7.3%

Credit to Author: Dr. Maximilian Holland| Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:38:25 +0000

March 2020 saw UK market share of plug-in electric vehicles reach a record 7.3%, close to 4× the result from March 2019. A huge 4718 unit push from the Tesla Model 3 contributed almost half of all battery electric vehicle sales, and entered it into the overall top 10 best sellers list

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My Miami Electric MINI Cooper Drive — Urban Mobility & “Go-Kart Feeling” Goes Emissions-Free

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 02 Feb 2020 07:15:09 +0000

Ah! To zip through Miami’s city streets in a little electric sports car, a

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New Mini Cooper EV: Stylish, Fun, & Cheap! Surprisingly Low Total Cost Of Ownership!

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Sun, 15 Dec 2019 04:16:38 +0000

They explained that Mini was started as a reaction to the Suez Canal Crisis in the late 1950s, as a small affordable car that got good gas mileage. Later, they found they were fun to drive and the company enhanced them for racing. I know them for the extreme customization offered

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BMW Group & Great Wall Motor To Build Fashionable MINI E In China

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:41:35 +0000 representatives of the local Chinese government, Great Wall Motor, and the BMW Group announced a new joint venture, Spotlight Automotive Limited, on November 29, 2019. The partners congregated earlier in Germany to initiate the collaboration

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