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2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV Review By Larry Nutson

2021 MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 PHEV Review By Larry Nutson

About four months ago I spent time with the all-electric battery powered 2020 MINI Cooper SE 3-door Hardtop. This is the automaker’s first BEV, an all-electric model. ... Continue reading

BMW of North America Reports Q1 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

BMW of North America Reports Q1 2021 U.S. Sales Results.

-BMW of North America reported today sales results for Q1 2021 for the BMW and MINI brands in the U.S.* BMW Brand In the first quarter of 2021, BMW brand sales totaled 71,433 vehicles, a 20.1% increase from the 59,455 vehicles sold in the first quarter of 2020. MINI Brand MINI brand sales totaled 6,285 vehicles in the ... Continue reading

The MINI Electric Pacesetter first JCW Inspired MINI FIA Formula E Safety Car.

The MINI Electric Pacesetter first JCW Inspired MINI FIA Formula E Safety Car.

The MINI Electric Pacesetter inspired by JCW is the new Safety Car for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship race series. ... Continue reading

2022 MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition Preview

2022 MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition Preview

MINI USA announced today the availability and U.S. pricing for the new 2022 MINI Countryman Boardwalk Edition. ... Continue reading

EVs Are Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street

EVs Are Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street

You can't find any EV or Used Car Lot news without a salivating focus on Tesla's stock price and how other car companies building EV's will see their stock value soar, that is until the dealers report the unsold inventory sitting on dealerships lots across the U.S. and every car maker goes into the digital used car biz ... Continue reading

Passing On The Torch - The SUV's Are Here

Passing On The Torch - The SUV's Are Here

For the most part, sales in these segments have been driven by hatchbacks like the Volkswagen Golf, Renault Clio and Ford Fiesta. Nowadays, these models all have SUV counterparts such as the Volkswagen T-Roc and Renault Captur. ... Continue reading

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 49 models for providing the highest level of safety — more than double the number that earned the Top Safety Pick+ award last year. Another 41 vehicles earn Top Safety Pick (without the plus), bringing the total number of 2021 award winners to 90, compared wit ... Continue reading

2020 MINI Cooper SE Hardtop Electric Review By Larry Nutson

2020 MINI Cooper SE Hardtop Electric Review By Larry Nutson

“The future core portfolio of all-electric vehicles will include the MINI 3-Door Hatch, a new crossover model in the small-car segment and a compact crossover model,” MINI recently said in a statement. ... Continue reading

The MINI John Cooper Works GP. Not even ice and snow can slow it down

The MINI John Cooper Works GP. Not even ice and snow can slow it down

The MINI John Cooper Works GP (combined fuel consumption): 7.3 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 167 g/km) is the fastest model of the British premium brand ever to receive road approval. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

Find the latest news on Electric SUV, Electric Pickup and Electric crossover models in this section. next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid is expected to feature a 3.5-liter turbocharged hybrid engine but have a rugged ladder-frame chassis. ... Continue reading

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

When will the electric vehicle market hit its tipping point? It could be as soon as in the next three or four years. All signs point to electrification in the automotive industry as more car manufacturers such as BMW, NIO, BAIC, General Motors, and Honda debut new electric vehicles in the coming years while new players ... Continue reading

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle dependability is at an all-time high, with the overall level of problems cited by owners declining 10% from a year ago, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study‚Ą† (VDS), released today. “The study results validate what we have known for some time,” said Dave Sargent, vice president ... Continue reading

Strategic Vision’s 2021 List of Most Loved Vehicles in America

Strategic Vision’s 2021 List of Most Loved Vehicles in America

Why are customers returning to the new vehicle market and making purchases during a global pandemic when typical driving needs of the work commute and taking kids to school are significantly reduced? “It is because many customers love their vehicles and the experience they have while driving them,” states Strategic ... Continue reading

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