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BMW building more MINI Es for European testing

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BMW gets approval for UK MINI E test fleet

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MINI E recipient starts a blog about his electric adventure

Pasadena, California resident Mark Winkworth is one of the 450 individuals in Southern California and the New York/New Jersey areas that made it through the MINI E screening process. After having received the word that he had been accepted back in May, he'd been waiting (im)patiently until this past Friday. At that point he got the call from his local dealer that car #053 was ready for pickup.

Underwriters Lab holdup means some MINI Es will take all day to charge

With MINI Es finally being delivered to the 450 test drivers in New York and California, a problem has cropped up that will limit the ability of many of those people to actually use the car. When MINI USA was taking applications for leases on the new EV, among the requirements were a garage with 220V electrical service. This was necessary in order to be able to charge the 35 kWh battery in four hours. When

Underwriters Lab holdup means some MINI Es will take all day to charge

With MINI Es finally being delivered to the 450 test drivers in New York and California, a problem has cropped up that will limit the ability of many of those people to actually use the car. When MINI USA was taking applications for leases on the new EV, among the requirements were a garage with 220V electrical service. This was necessary in order to be able to charge the 35 kWh battery in four hours. When the

First MINI E delivered to LA customer

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First MINI E delivered to customer

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UK next in line for MINI E testing?

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MINI E delayed? Not exactly, but it is perhaps too popular

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New York City to get 10 MINI Es for road test

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BMW to use MINI E platform for future electrics

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What's it take to get a MINI E? Well, do you have an iPhone?

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50 MINI E vehicles bound for Berlin

Did you think that MINI would leave Germany without a MINI E test? No way. Perhaps because SMART is doing something similar, Berlin is going to get 50 MINI E vehicles for testing. MINI has partnered with Swedish energy company Vattenfall so that the electricity powering these cars will be "certified green," that is, produced from renewable sources of energy. The test is set to start

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