Electric Mini-madness to hit China

BMW has signed a deal with a Chinese manufacturer to develop some of its electric Minis in the Asian nation. The electric vehicles (EVs) will also be made in Oxford, which is where the majority of the cars are currently put together. Cars built under the deal with the Great Wall Motor company will be […]

BMW’s electric Minis to be made in the UK

A fully electric version of the Mini will have its drivetrain made in Germany, with the rest of the car being built in Oxford, UK. That’s according to the BMW Group, which says the electric vehicle (EV) will take the form of its popular Mini three-door hatchback and will go into full production in 2019. By 2025, […]

BMW ‘considers making electric Mini outside UK due to Brexit’

BMW is reportedly considering manufacturing its electric Mini outside the UK due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit. According to reports, the carmaker, which manufactures most Minis at its plant in Oxford, could be moving production of the electric version to its sites in Germany. The company announced the launch of the battery-powered Mini last […]

German car models ‘more efficient’ than French

German carmaker BMW is the top manufacturer when it comes to making cars which create less carbon for the amount of power used. That’s according to a new index of major manufacturers which measures how much CO2 is generated for every unit of BHP (brake horse power) produced. German brands appear to outdo French models in […]