The German plug-in electric car (PEV) market grew 23% in June, to 5,709 registrations, with plug-in hybrids (+25%) and fully electric cars (+21%) growing at a similar pace. In 2018, all-electrics are reaching 1% share, while plug-in hybrids have also grown their share to 1%, resulting in a total PEV share of 2%. But the
I was recently lucky enough to have an extended test drive of the MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid, a car I’ve been keen to experience since I got word that the electric MINI’s were coming. With an electric range of 24.8 miles (NEDC) this car could be the answer to fairly short distance commuters who are
We are lucky today to get the loan of the new plug-in electric hybrid Mini Countryman for the weekend from our friends at BMW. Jo, our sales and business administrator, drew the long straw and will get to enjoy the new car until Monday. It shows an electric range of up to 22 miles (25
MINI has released full specs, further details, and an extensive photo gallery ahead of the launch of its first production plug-in hybrid – the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid. The MINI Countryman PHEV (which is the name we are going with from here on out), begins sales in Europe and the US and in June.
An all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid version of the Mini Clubman is on it’s way in the second-half of 2015. The PHEV Mini Clubman is slated to get the same powertrain as the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer: Plug in version will likely feature a a 1.5-liter three-cylinder turbocharged (borrowed from the BMW i8) engine with a