Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter


Forgot your password?
Slashdot Deals: Cyber Monday Sale! Courses ranging from coding to project management - all eLearning deals 25% off with coupon code "CYBERMONDAY25". ×

Submission + - Electric MINI Cooper has rough start ( 2

TopSpin writes: BMW's limited roll out of the electric version of its MINI has met with complaints from early adopters including less than advertised range, cold weather charging problems, bulky batteries and connection issues. Richard Steinburg, BMW's manager of electric vehicle operations, assures everyone that the manufacturer is "learning quite a bit as we go." Drivers are paying $850/month for the privilege of helping BMW learn how to build EVs, while also helping BMW meet alternative fuel mandates so that other models can continue to be sold in select markets.
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Electric MINI Cooper has rough start

Comments Filter:
  • It cannot only be me, that thinks tens of thousands of dollars for such a consumable is a lot of money.

    I admit I like bicycles. They're fun, and healthy; what's not to like? And I intentionally chose to live near good public transportation. If everyone has their price, I wonder what the median price is for convenience is.

    Humans needs to make better choices, and not accidentally choose for the path of least resistance.

    Admit it car-owners, there's much to be free of, isn't there?

    • by tepples (727027)

      And I intentionally chose to live near good public transportation.

      That doesn't help if your job or your SO's job is far from public transportation.

Stellar rays prove fibbing never pays. Embezzlement is another matter.