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The All Electric Mini Cooper

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

BMW released the first images of the all electric Mini E. There has been buzz about it before and it was simply a matter of time before the public got to see it for the first time. It comes with a 204hp electric engine, regenerative braking, and an astounding range of 150 miles.

The Mini E will use lithium-ion battery technology. Unlike the new Honda Insight, the Mini E will not have a gas engine. The car will only use the batteries to power the car. The top speed will be limited to 95mph to further save energy. read more »