TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese automakers are finally embracing electric cars, showcasing concepts ranging from compact sportscars to all-wheel-drive mini SUVs at this week's Tokyo Motor show, although they haven't given up on alternative technologies.
Yeah,the three-door hardtop is still a concept, but it should go into production in 2019.
We've seen the fancy 3D renders, now here it is in real life, the Mini Electric Concept. Shown off on the first day of the Frankfurt Auto Show, the small EV is expected to hit production in 2019.
Its name is... unoriginal, to say the least.
Mini is getting into the electric game again after a soft approach back in 2008, and while this new Mini Electric Concept is the result of many questionable decisions, Mini going electric just makes too much sense to avoid. More » ...
At this year's Frankfurt Motor Show, it will be some of the smallest cars that will feature some of the biggest technologies. A day after Mini rolled out its Electric Concept, Daimler is showing its all-new Smart Vision EQ ForTwo. Not...Show More Summary
mini has previewed its planned 2019 ev with a concept simply dubbed the mini electric concept, showing what to expect from a future zero emissions vehicle from the british small car maker. a full public reveal will take place at theShow More Summary
Don't get me wrong, it's great to see another electric model sort of announced, but it's also a bit tiring to see that it's again a super unrealistic concept and the production version won't even be unveiled for another 2 years. What's...Show More Summary
In 2009, BMW avoided jumping the gun when it introduced an electric conversion of its Mini Cooper as a test platform instead of a production vehicle. Dubbed the “Mini E,” and limited to two seats due to its massive battery pack, theShow More Summary
Mini is making big moves in the electric car world and is introducing a fully-electric concept vehicle sporting the automaker's signature look with a few next-gen flourishes. The new EV design, which is called the Mini Electric Concept (at least for the time being), was unveiled at the IAA Cars 2017 event in Munich. Show More Summary
To be unveiled at the IAA Cars 2017 show in Frankfurt, Germany next month is the MINI Electric Concept — a sub-branch of BMW Group, as it’ll showcase its take on future personal mobility in the city. MINI has offered electrified versions of its existing cars, but the Electric Concept is designed from the ground […]
It's official: BMW will sell an all-electric Mini in 2019. BMW just gave us a glimpse of what's to come with its design concept, which will make its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show that opens to the public on September 16. With its...Show More Summary
Mini Electric Concept isn't the most original name, but that's what it is.
The MINI Electric Concept is coming to the Frankfurt Motor Show, and its debut appearance will showcase the design changes that MINI has made to signal that this is indeed the first large-scale production fully electric MINI vehicle....Show More Summary
MINI is adding an exciting new car to its lineup sometime during 2019 - and it's totally electric. The MINI Electric Concept offers a futuristic interpretation of the MINI Cooper hatchback with a slew of special details, including unique wheels, a new hexagonal grille and restyled lighting.[...]
Mini has been playing a long game with its electric vehicle plans. The company dipped its toe into the water with plug-in hybrids and electric concepts, but we don't have a clear picture of how a proper battery-electric Mini would look. Show More Summary
BMW Group’s Mini brand was an early pioneer of mainstream electric cars. Some readers will recall the brand leased the Hardtop-based Mini E electric car on a trial basis late last decade to help gather feedback from the public. The BMW Group used the feedback for the i3 launched in 2014. But with electric cars increasing in popularity...
The Mini Electric Concept has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the Frankfurt motor show next month, previewing the all-electric production model due in 2019. Finished in an eye-catching matte-silver paintwork with contrasting yellow accents – which harks back to the original Mini E of 2008 – the Mini Electric Concept is still unmistakably recognisable […]