Now is the perfect time to make the switch from a combustion engine to a pure-electric powertrain, especially where the MINI Electric is concerned.
With MINI Navigation. Wherever you are, it will locate your nearest charging location – and guide you straight to it.
If your nearest public access point features a cable that’s already attached, you simply connect it to your MINI Electric. Alternatively, use the cable supplied with your car to connect to the charger.
In some cases, you can top up using the charging section of the MINI app – which is free to download from the App Store or google Play.
You can pay as you go or with convenient monthly debits.
AC is the most efficient charging method, particularly when charging overnight. However, if you wish to charge quickly, DC is the better solution.
Please contact the charging device operator. The number is usually found on the device itself.
Cobalt, graphite, lithium and nickel, wrapped in an aluminium shell.
MINI has committed to developing a supply chain that is responsible and sustainable and is in full accord with its own ethical and human rights standards.
MINI works with BASF, Samsung Electronics and Samsung SDI to ensure that sustainable cobalt mining is undertaken. Furthermore, all parties are committed to increasing the proportion of recycled cobalt used in battery cells.
As well as purchasing for its own needs, MINI ensures that aluminium is available to its suppliers on a regular and affordable basis. Meanwhile, MINI strives to source more recycled aluminium as part of the manufacturing process.
Australia, from hard rock deposits that meet the highest sustainability standards. In the meantime, MINI’s parent company, BMW Group, continues to conduct research into the recycling of materials such as lithium.
MINI encourages and promotes maximum transparency throughout the supply chain.
The more renewable the electricity, the more sustainable the electric car in question is. The CO2 footprint of an electric car’s battery pack needs to be considered too. On average, it takes about 12 months’ worth of Electric MINI driving to offset the global warming emissions required to produce it.