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MINI trips the festive light fantastic

Festive MINI Electric Tour

A MINI Electric, wrapped in 2,000 smart LED lights by Twinkly, is starting a five-week tour to spread Christmas cheer and raise money for three charities. Lighting the way after the Festive MINI Electric’s first public appearance at The Lexicon Bracknell in Berkshire, on the 25th November, the car will …

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MINI celebrates major milestone

20 years of MINI production at Swindon and Oxford

The one millionth MINI has been delivered in the UK, just over 20 years since the start of modern MINI production in 2001. In all, MINI has sold more than 5.1 million cars globally in the past two decades, and the UK is the brand’s largest market. The 3-Door Hatch, …

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Vauxhall Mokka-e review

Vauxhall Mokka-e review

What are your key considerations when choosing a new car – practicality, running costs, connectivity or safety? The reality is that looks tend to trump all of the above, which is why kerb appeal is so crucial. Now, they say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but I’d …

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UK debut for MINI Electric Pacesetter

MINI Electric Pacesetter

An extreme version of MINI’s 100% electric hatchback will be seen on UK tarmac for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2021. The awesome MINI Electric Pacesetter has been designed and developed as the new Safety Car in the Formula E. It will take to the infamous …

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Celebrating a MINI milestone

20 years of MINI production at Swindon and Oxford

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first modern MINI – and production at BMW Group’s two plants in Oxford and Swindon. Since 2001, more than five million MINI models (3-Door Hatch, 5-Door Hatch, Clubman and the Electric) have been built at Plant Oxford, all on the same production …

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Mazda MX-30 review

Mazda-MX-30

Mazda often dares to be different, and the all-new MX-30 is a prime example. The Japanese company’s first all-electric model not only sports distinctive coupe-crossover styling, but dinky rear-opening back doors. Then there’s its range. At 124 miles, it’s very much in the city EV sector, competing against the likes …

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Top Gear team back on track

Top Gear team Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris

Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris have emerged from lockdown to resume filming for Top Gear’s next series. The trio took part in an thrill-seeking electric car race around Staffordshire’s empty Alton Towers Resort. They had to navigate a Honda e, Mini Electric and Vauxhall Corsa-e around a specially …

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Electric cars leading the charge

Nissan Leaf

One new electric car was registered every nine minutes in the UK last year, according to the latest record-breaking official figures. The total number of new 100% electric and plug-in hybrid cars registered last was 59,911, making it the most successful year for electric cars to date. Once again, plug-in …

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