One of the earliest applications of the 2-cyl. engine under development is for the next-generation Mini Hybrid, expected in 2015. The small mill eventually may migrate to other BMW Group hybrids....More
The Mini Vision features a new, somewhat revolutionary design language, with much smoother surfaces both front and rear. The many round sections of the current design are more harmonically blended in the concept.
WardsAuto editors evaluated 46 vehicles this year as part of the Ward's 10 Best Interiors competition and came across numerous examples of beautifully applied stitching that enhanced the aesthetics in vehicles of all ranges.
The Graz plant’s future is somewhat unclear. The manufacturer failed to win a contract to build a new Infiniti, and it isn’t likely to continue making Minis beyond the current generation. It also is looking to the East for new capacity....More
The German auto maker’s support for the Mini is well in place, thanks to establishing itself in the country during the past three years, virtually tying Mercedes for the sales lead among luxury auto makers....More
Electric cars simply are more convenient than gasoline cars and will only become more so. My electric car is always full. This is because I plug it in every night. I almost never have to take it to the garage, because upgrades/fixes are downloaded overnight....More