European Mini to Get BMW's Hybridnomics Tech

BMW says its new Euro Mini D diesel will see the high side of 72.4 mpg, by way of its efficient oil burner paired with hybrid-like technologies. Those include brake-regeneration, which uses an intelligent alternator controller that detaches the generator draw from the engine on acceleration and uses engine spool-down… » 5/25/07 11:40am 5/25/07 11:40am