Mini E's Range Shrinks In Cold Weather, Insists Batteries Were "In The…

Winter brings cold temperatures. Cold slows down chemical reactions and can play hell with the performance of healthy batteries. As expected, Mini E drivers in the Northeast are seeing much-decreased range from their lithium-ion packs. Laws of physics FTW, y'all. » 12/29/09 1:40pm 12/29/09 1:40pm

REMINDER: Do Not Put Gasoline In Your Electric Car!

MINI's added a special sticker to the charger ports on their MINI E reminding drivers not to put fuel in it. Perfect time for a JaloPSA to remind everyone that electric cars and gasoline do not mix. » 9/23/09 8:00am 9/23/09 8:00am

BMW Loans NYC Ten Mini E Electric Cars

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced the city's received a loan of 10 MINI E electric cars following news of the elimination of 700 cars from the city's municipal fleet. » 1/15/09 5:00pm 1/15/09 5:00pm

MINI E: First Drive

I first drove the new all-electric MINI E at the LA Auto Show, but didn't have much time with it. That all changed when I spent time behind the wheel here in New York. » 12/12/08 5:45pm 12/12/08 5:45pm

Top Ten Reveals of the 2008 LA Auto Show

Over last week's LA Auto Show » 11/24/08 6:00pm 11/24/08 6:00pm, we saw plenty of new models throw their hats into the bloodied arena that is the current automotive market. So put on some R.E.M. and follow us on a jog down flashback lane as we relive all of the fond old memories we've fostered together this past week. Remember when the new came out…

All-Electric MINI E Hits LA Auto Show Floor With "Hottest. Deputy…

The all-electric MINI E » 11/19/08 3:40pm 11/19/08 3:40pm was just revealed live here at the . Although we already knew it had an expensive and we already knew all the details about its two seats (instead of the normal MINI 2+2), 204 HP and 162 lb-ft electric motor and performance of 150 mile round trip and 0-to-60 runs of 8.5 seconds. However, if…

MINI E Electric Mini Re-Revealed, Now With Technical Images

With a numbered limited edition of only about 500 and a one year lease price of about $820 » 11/18/08 1:00pm 11/18/08 1:00pm, the won't be finding a whole lot of takers, but its still a car that will attract a lot of interest. The two seat all-electric car delivers 204 HP and 162 lb-ft of torque and runs on 28 kWh of a 35 kWh capacity battery made of…

All-Electric Mini E Gets One Year Lease Priced At $820 Per Month

According to Luxevelocity » 11/06/08 3:40pm 11/06/08 3:40pm, the new and very limited production all-electric will be offered up to interested customers with a one year lease at a monthly price of $820, but that's not all. To qualify for the lease you have to have a garage of some sort with a locking door and be able to supply a high-voltage hookup…

Electric MINI E Officially Revealed, Bringing 204-HP Li-Ion Battery…

Five hundred Mini aficionados in New York, New Jersey and California will soon have the chance to lease the first all-electric Mini E » 10/20/08 9:00am 10/20/08 9:00am following its official introduction at the at the end of November. The little 'lectric Verne Troyer tribute will feature a 204 HP electric motor sending 162 lb-ft of torque through a…