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The New MINI 1499 GT

The New MINI 1499 GT

The latest special edition to join the MINI UK line-up celebrates the brand’s rich heritage with a nod to one of the best known sporty classic Minis of all time, the 1275 GT. The 1499 GT recalls the entertaining drive, distinctive styling and low running costs of the 1969 original, which was one of the most affordabl ... Continue reading

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles - Solution or Diversion?

Electric Vehicles, growing EV hype is not only strange and unsettling but good for Big Oil and very dangerous for America. Big Power has aligned itself with Big Oil to take American eyes off of a quick, easy and very doable solution to rid the United States' of its addiction to both foreign and domestic oil based fuels ... Continue reading

Amazon Alexa In-car Integration In BMW and MINI

Amazon Alexa In-car Integration In BMW and MINI

Today, 8.5 million BMW Group models worldwide are already connected. ... Continue reading

Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS REVIEW : 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD

Car Review: HEELS ON WHEELS REVIEW : 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD

I drove a 2017 MINI Cooper Convertible with the turbocharged 189-horsepower 2-liter four-cylinder engine featuring the six-speed manual Getrag transmission, shift paddles, and MINI driving modes (Sport, Mid and Green). Available as base, S, or John Cooper Works trim, my loaded S trim featured the following standard equ ... Continue reading

MINI USA SELECTS PEREIRA & O’DELL AND 360i AS AGENCY PARTNERS

MINI USA SELECTS PEREIRA & O’DELL AND 360i AS AGENCY PARTNERS

Woodcliff Lake, NJ – September 25, 2017- MINI USA announced today that San Francisco-based Pereira & O‘Dell will be the brand’s new creative agency, and New York City-based 360i will lead MINI digital, social media and CRM with support from data experts at Merkle. All three agency partners will utilize New York C ... Continue reading

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Green Cars at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2017 From Green Car Guide.UK

Electric cars were the big news at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show ... Continue reading

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig

Car Review - 2017 MINI Cooper S Clubman All4 By John Heilig ... Continue reading

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

Cars.com Study Determines Most Popular Models and States for New Convertible Buyers

CHICAGO, Aug. 8, 2017 --With peak convertible season upon us, Cars.com dug into the data to determine the current state of the ragtop. ... Continue reading

Wake Up on the Doorstep of Natural Beauty With Mini, VisitEngland and Visit Wales

Wake Up on the Doorstep of Natural Beauty With Mini, VisitEngland and Visit Wales

LONDON, August 7, 2017 -- MINI partners with VisitEngland and Visit Wales to offer unique experiences in a MINI Countryman this summer Guests will win a stay in a rooftop tent in locations that are normally off limits to members of the public and wake up alongside areas of outstanding natural beauty. Locations include: ... Continue reading

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Oops! EV technology showcase fizzles. Or is it the user’s fault?

Of course auto journalists are widely known for taking advantage of freebies such as hotel rooms, test cars, dinners and such. Our confident mused that even if the cars weren’t charging, a few drivers had copped the prime parking spots – available only when charging is active. As long as they were plugged in, no on ... Continue reading

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

AIADA US Import Brands Auto Sales Scoreboard : July 2017 Sales Continue to Stumble

Dealers anticipate customers will be drawn to their stores this fall by attractive new models and incentives,” said AIADA President Cody Lusk. ... Continue reading

BMW Group U.S. July 2017 Sales

BMW Group U.S. July 2017 Sales

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J.—Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 14.8 percent in July for a total of 21,965 compared to 25,777 vehicles sold in July 2016. Year-to-date, the BMW brand is down 4.6 percent in the U.S. on sales of 171,051 vehicles compared to 179,213 sold in the first seven months of 2016. ... Continue reading

NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

NICB's Hot Wheels: America's 10 Most Stolen Vehicles

DES PLAINES, Ill., July 12, 2017 -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines ... Continue reading

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The Auto Channel: 100% Relevant Unbiased Editorial For Brand Safe Advertising

The Auto Channel: 100% Brand Safe and effective Advertising Environment People want and need auto information and The Auto Channel will provide them with instant access to a massive editorially unbiased on-line multi-media library of automotive information and entertainment. ... Continue reading

North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Vehicles Named

North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year Vehicles Named

NACTOY jurors consider all the new or substantially changed vehicles and pick a dozen or so cars and trucks, from what is called the long list, that they think deserve additional consideration. This vote results in what is called the short list. ... Continue reading

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