Category Archives: Savvy Consumers

5 ways to get more MPGs from the already fuel-efficient Mini

Anyone who’s interested in MPGs knows that Minis are top-notch in regard to eco-conscious and cost-conscious driving. When it comes to great fuel efficiency, Minis are anything but small in stature. As a matter of fact, Cars.com rated the Mini … Continue reading

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5 car problems to leave to the experts

TheCarConnection.com is like a big ol’ shoulder to lean on – when it comes to anything in the automotive world, that is. The editors there are like big brothers, all-knowing parents and honest mechanics (yes, they exist) all wrapped into … Continue reading

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Mini looks good full color and glossy

The Mini customer magazine has been around for a while now, but with any publication out there, there’s a time and a place for a redesign. And for Mini, that time is now – at the Paris Auto Show. Although … Continue reading

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Get clicking with Mini and Wool and the Gang

What used to be grandma’s hobby is now a pastime bridging the generation gap. As of late, knitting has been an ever-growing trend, and it’s no surprise that the world’s trendiest little car is getting in the game. “For many … Continue reading

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Stepping out in Mini style

What do the Beatles, David Bowie and Paul Weller have in common? Well, as it turns out, quite a lot. They all have deeply planted roots in British culture and they all put their dynamic stamp on how music was … Continue reading

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Paddle shifting like a race car driver

Keeping our hands at 10 and 2. We learned it when we first got behind the wheel in driver’s ed, and as the years have passed, we’ve kept them there. It gives us a greater sense of control and gosh … Continue reading

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10 tips to consider when getting into a new car

Buying a new car can be a lot of fun – especially when a Mini is under consideration. Those new car smells and all of the bells and whistles that come with it are exciting to say the least. We … Continue reading

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