On April 26, 2001, the first new MINI rolled off the line in the BMW Group’s UK manufacturing plant in Oxford, England. No one predicted that it would be the first small step into a giant future for the tiny-but-mighty people pleaser.
The MINI Cooper is a fun little car for getting around the city. It handles like a go kart, and fits just about anywhere. But if you’re mostly sticking to urban areas and short commutes, it only makes sense to consider an electric vehicle.