Take a journey through 50 years of BMW electric vehicles

This year, BMW is making a huge deal about the 50th anniversary of its M brand. While the motorsports arm of the brand is certainly due for a celebration, the automaker should also be celebrating the 50th birthday of its first electric vehicle, not to mention its other milestones in electrification. While the automaker offers […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
Mini teases crossover concept previewing new design language

Mini has given us a glimpse of an upcoming concept car previewing its first dedicated battery-electric vehicle. The sole photo shows part of the front fender and the signature rounded headlights on all Mini models. There’s also black body cladding, suggesting this is a crossover of some type. The shadow in the background hints at […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation Mini Cooper Electric to offer two battery options: Report

Mini recently previewed its next-generation, all-electric Hardtop with photos of a camouflaged prototype undergoing cold-weather testing. It revealed that the upcoming iteration of the quirky hatchback was developed with a battery-electric variant from the start. Luckily, Mini also invited some European outlets to take part in ride-alongs during the evaluation session and the U.K.’s Autocar […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation all-electric Mini Hardtop teased undergoing winter testing

The next-generation, all-electric Mini Hardtop has been teased undergoing cold-weather testing near the Arctic Circle in Sweden. It will be the first model out of the gate, initiating Mini’s upcoming four-car product offensive. In the bitter cold, the vehicle’s battery-electric powertrain gets put through the test to see how they fare in extreme conditions. Mini […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Paceman to return as a four-door BEV crossover: Report

Remember the Mini Paceman? That two-door crossover that looked like Mini’s version of the Range Rover Evoque Coupe? Yeah, that one. You’d be forgiven if you forgot that existed because it was a super low-volume seller. However, it appears that it’s making a comeback as a small battery-electric crossover according to a report from the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Cooper SE Hardtop, Countryman SE All4 get special edition models for 2023

Mini has announced new special editions for the 2023 model year with two of three being offered in the brand’s electrified models. The first is the Mini Resolute Edition for the all-electric Cooper SE Hardtop. It sports the Rebel Green exterior color that was originally exclusive to the John Cooper Works models and complemented by […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini Recharged Project will convert your classic into an electric vehicle

Got a classic Mini Cooper? Looking to restore it but gut out the internal combustion components and replace them with battery-electric ones? Well, you’re in luck because Mini has just announced a program to restomod classic examples into battery-electric vehicles. Called the Mini Recharged Project, this program aims to cut all emissions produced while retaining […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Next-generation Mini Cooper SE leaks on Instagram

A new Mini Hardtop is due out in the next two years and we get to see a glimpse of it thanks to a leak on the Instagram account wilcoblok. Photos of the next-generation Mini Cooper SE, the battery-electric version have leaked out on social media. The little electric hatchback is completely uncovered and was […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Mini will launch four new vehicles from 2023 to 2025

Mini has finally spilled more details on its future product offensive as it moves toward full electrification alongside parent company BMW Group. By the early 2030s, Mini will be an all-electric brand and its offensive starts in the next two to three years with the arrival of four new vehicles. In 2023, Mini will present […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Mini Cooper S E gets a small range bump

There aren’t that many choices left for battery-electric vehicles made specifically for city or short-distance driving and commuting. With the Hyundai Ioniq Electric gone, your choices are down to the Nissan Leaf and the refreshed 2022 Mini Cooper SE. When it initially arrived, the all-electric Cooper S E was rated for 110 miles per charge […]

by Stefan Ogbac