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MINI Es Discharging Down The Roads

Sun, 13 Dec 2009

The MINI E trial went live today as cars were handed over to 40 pioneering drivers at Plant Oxford.


This UK trial represents the first opportunity for real world drivers to experience a fast charging, fun to drive, longer range electric car under everyday conditions 12 month (2 x 6 month) trial to evaluate the psychological, social and technical aspects of living with an  all-electric vehicle
      
Today at MINI’S Oxford plant, forty electric MINI E cars were handed over to their test drivers, who are all members of the public. This marks the start of two consecutive six-month field trial periods which will evaluate the psychological, social and technical aspects of  living with an electric car. The findings will be used both to inform the  BMW Group engineering teams, as they create zero emissions vehicles for the future, and the wider world to help guide power providers, policy makers and component manufacturers in their decision making.

 

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