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Little i-MiEV Electric Car: How Does It Compare To VW e-Golf?

Little i-MiEV Electric Car: How Does It Compare To VW e-Golf?

The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is an outlier—in design, in layout, and in the way it drives. Yet our long-term 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf is nearly the polar opposite—a full battery-electric model wearing the look, feel, and functionality of one of the world’s best-selling cars of all... read more

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2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV, 2013 Wheego LiFe electric cars  [photo: Jen Danzinger]

Driving Small Electric Cars: What It's Like In The Real World

Reader Jen Danzinger explains what it's really like to drive a very small battery-electric car year-round in the Midwest. In the years following my participation in the... read more January 29, 2015 by 

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Cheapest Electric Car, Under $10K: Only For Tesla-Hating Car Dealers

The days of finding a brand-new car for less than five figures appear to be over. Officially, the cheapest new car sold in the U.S. is the 2015 Nissan Versa sedan, which now... read more November 14, 2014 by 

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2012-2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Recall: Brake Pump Corrosion

A recall has been issued for certain 2012 through 2014 model-year Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric cars to address an issue with the brake-vacuum pump. Problems with the pumps... read more October 15, 2014 by 

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Italy's Crisp Carabinieri Get New Patrol Cars: Tiny Electric Minicars

Befitting a country full of supercar-makers, Italy's police are known for driving some very exotic patrol cars. Instead of nondescript sedans, officers sometimes cruise... read more September 4, 2014 by 

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car: Ultimate Guide, What You Need To Know

The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has been around in one form or another for several years now, so there's a lot of information to keep track of. Once simply known as the... read more August 7, 2014 by 

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Nissan And Mitsubishi To Join Forces On Low-Cost Electric Minicar

Mitsubishi was the earliest maker to launch a modern battery-electric small car and sell it in volume, and Nissan has emerged as by far the world's highest-volume seller of... read more August 6, 2014 by 

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2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Arriving At Dealers, Updated, Cheaper

There are times when being first to the market with something just isn't enough. Take the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car. It may have launched as long ago as July 2009 in... read more June 2, 2014 by 

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2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: $6,130 Price Cut, More Standard Features

Just a dozen examples of Mitsubishi's i-MiEV electric car rolled off dealer lots in November, and little more than a thousand have found homes since the start of the year... read more December 4, 2013 by 

sketch of wider, U.S.-specification 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Will Next Mitsubishi i-MiEV Be Shared By Nissan Too?

Six degrees of separation: The theory that every person on the planet is connected to every other person in six steps or fewer--Elon Musk perhaps, or his polar opposite... read more November 5, 2013 by 

2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012

The Five Greenest, Most Energy-Efficient Cars of 2013

What cars available in dealers today make the most efficient use of energy? The answer turns out to be four battery-electric vehicles and one plug-in hybrid. Gasoline and... read more August 19, 2013 by 

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Mitsubishi Halts Electric-Car Shipments To Peugeot On Low Sales

It seems that Nissan isn’t the only automaker suffering from low electric-car sales figures: Mitsubishi is too. Yesterday, the Japanese automaker announced a temporary... read more August 9, 2012 by  3


First Production 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Delivered In San Francisco

December seems to be the month when new electric-car makers manage to squeak their first deliveries in under the wire. Last year at this time, Nissan delivered its first Leaf... read more December 9, 2011 by  5

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2012 Mitsubishi 'i': Taking The Electric Car On The Road

The Mitsubishi “I” electric car will go on sale in parts of the U.S. before the end of 2011. Eager customers have already placed deposits to confirm their orders... read more October 26, 2011 by  5

Hertz electric-car rental press event, New York City, September 2010

Hertz Says 'We Need More Electric Cars' After Year Of Rentals

Hertz has now been renting electric and plug-in cars for almost a year, and the company has learned some lessons along the way. Among them: "We need more electric cars!"... read more October 17, 2011 by  9

Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car at quick charging station

DC Fast Charging: Mitsubishi Says You Can Do It Every Day

If you're considering a Nissan Leaf optioned with Level 3 DC quick-charging, you've probably been told, as we have, that you shouldn't make too regular a habit of getting a... read more October 7, 2011 by  16


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