In Germany, each third mini is delivered electrified

In Germany, each third mini is delivered electrified-each

At the beginning of the coming decade, Mini becomes a fully electric brand. There are always more and more customers worldwide today for a mini model with electrified drive, as BMW communicates. In the first half of 2021, the proportion of these vehicles rose to more than 15 percent in the global balance of the British brand. In Germany, the e-share is well twice as high.

In total, Mini from January to June 2021 worldwide 157.799 deposit vehicles and thus exceed the result from the corresponding period of the previous year by 32.6 percent. The worldwide total sales of mini vehicles with electrified drive amounted to 23 in the first half of 2021.777 units. As the most important growth driver for locally emission-free driving pleasure, the purely electrically powered Mini Cooper SE with 13.454 units sold between January and June 2021. In total, from the first fully electric model from MINI since its launch in the previous year until the end of June 2021 were already 31.034 copies delivered.

The task of convincing additional target groups of sustainable driving pleasure, the MINI Cooper SE Countryman All4 inherent, so BMW. The plug-in hybrid in the compact segment increased its sales figures to 10.323 units in the first six months of the year 2021.

“Mini has always been for clever solutions and efficiency and is therefore perfect for electromobility. Urban driving pleasure and locally emission-free mobility just perfectly fit together. And that is our customers.”- Bernd KOrber, Head of Brand Mini

With its 135 kW (184 hp) strong electric motor and a range of up to 234 kilometers determined in the test cycle WLTP, the urban flitzer enabled beyond the city limits mini typical driving pleasure. The MINI Cooper SE Countryman All4 with its drive system from a combustion and an electric motor, which together generate a power of 162 kW (220 hp), comes to an electric range of up to 59 kilometers according to WLTP – enough, for example, the daily commuting between the place of residence and workplace to complete locally free of emission.

With these qualities, both models have contributed to a very successful start-up phase for the transformation of the brand Mini for electromobility, the manufacturer shares with. The sales regions in which Mini Fans inspire particularly intensively for locally emission-free driving pleasure include the automotive markets in Germany and the United Kingdom. In Germany, from January to June 2021 6324 units of the Mini Cooper SE and the Mini Cooper SE Countryman All4 were discontinued. This corresponds to just under 30 percent of the total amount of Mini Germany during this period. Thus, Germany is by far the most important market for electrified models of mini. In second place of these ranking is the British home market of the brand. There, the proportion of electrified vehicles in the total sales of Mini UK in the first half of 2021 was 17.4 percent. Of both models, a total of 4027 units were sold in the United Kingdom.

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  1. In the VW UP, the electrical quota is significantly higher, where the burner is 30%. This shows what the problem is. The price is not, there are enough mini-buyer. It is the package. In the price range of the mini you have to have usable 45 kWh minimum, better at least optional 60 kWh. And of course a corresponding charging power to CCS.

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