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ZERO EMISSIONS: Add it to MINI’s Resume!

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The 2020 MINI Cooper SE will soon make its debut! Mark your calendars: the global sneak-peak will take place this July and production will begin in England before the end of the year. Why are we excited? Electric is the way of the future. As more brands convert to this way of driving and batteries continue to improve, costs begin to become more affordable. MINI hasn’t released pricing information yet, but Digital Trends ballpark the model will cost approximately $30,000 with a single charge getting you 200 miles.
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National Drive Electric Week: BMW i3



We’re quickly approaching National Drive Electric Week (September 9-17) and celebrating all the reasons electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars rock! This nationwide recognition heightens awareness and all the benefits of ecofriendly vehicles. Not only are they head-turners, they’re fun to drive, more convenient to fuel than gasoline vehicles, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.

 

This celebration started in 2011 as National Plug In Day, rather than a weeklong honor with the simple notion to educate drivers on the perks of driving electric. Today, National Drive Electric Week has grown to include events across the…

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BMW Hybrids are going Wireless


BMW has recently released its latest electric vehicle: 530e iPerformance Hybrid. This is very exciting but what’s most exciting is the news just released: In 2018, a wireless charging pad will be available! The wireless charging pad will include an at-home charging pad that drivers can install in their garage and drive over to provide a power supply with rates up to 3.2 kW. That’s a total charging time for refilling the…

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