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July 2020

Electric vehicles with a feminine touch

 

 

 
 

 

Women are the primary decision-makers in 60% of all vehicle purchases. Manufacturers are aware of this fact and offer ethical models with a girlish touch.

Mini Cooper SE
First electric car manufactured in series.

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The darling of chic neighbourhoods has gone green and in doing so has become one of BMW’s best. With its high-range standard equipment, high-end design and a 35-minute charge time when using a public outlet to charge the battery to 80%, the Mini Cooper SE is a dynamic car for women on the go !

Smart Fortwo EQ
No more stopping at the station.

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The runabout that has crisscrossed our cities for 22 years will now be equipped only with electric engines, a choice that makes the world’s no. 1 city car wonderfully quiet. Besides the well-known coupé, the Smart comes in four-passenger and cabrio versions so everyone can get around the urban jungle in style.

Honda E
High fashion, high tech.

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All heads turn for a second look at the amazing exterior of the Honda E. But it’s the car’s interior that really sets it apart: five screens form a digital ribbon across the dashboard, serving as rear-view mirrors and driving aids, and providing information and entertainment. A 154 HP engine makes the Honda E first off at the stoplight, while its parking pilot makes it the first car parked!

Fiat 500 La Prima Berline
Italian spirit.

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EThe panoramic sunroof on this entirely electric car makes it one of the most popular on the market. On the outside, the famous little Italian car is still neo-retro in design, but a look inside reveals a sober, techno-chic revolution, right down to its Easy Wallbox. The Prima is a prime seller in any era.