The plans of BMW to energize the Mini go well ahead of an early experiment & a plug-in hybrid. The Bavarian brand has announced the next advancements in its EV strategy and the main features for all-electric version of 3-door Mini as expected in 2019. Theoretically, you shouldn’t have to splash out to prevent a gas-consumer. The auto manufacturer also indicated little regarding what the Mini EV will requires. It will be manufactured in Britain using a German Power-plant, but it needs something bigger. The company has announced that its entire models will be electrified and it is due to advanced & flexible manufacturing system. It will enable to build plug-in hybrids or full EVs for its any vehicle.
It doesn’t mean that it will make a jump in the near future. Point to be noted that M-series cars are running solely on gas, but it points to a future where you don’t need to spring for an i3 or another advanced model in order to decrease you reliance on fuel. There was a long time when most BMWs plug in instead of fill up. It was a roadmap especially focused on just a fewer vehicles, including i8 Roadster for 2018, X3 Crossover for 2020 and iNext for 2021. The giant auto manufacturer is expecting its 15 to 25 percent of its vehicles to have some types of electric motors by the end of 2025. It is important that BMW is much committed manufacturing electric powered vehicles, especially by making a 3-door Mini EV.