2012 Mitsubishi i

  • Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car at quick charging station

    Are electric cars appliances? They plug in, use electricity and certainly have more computers in them than most consumers have in their entire home. But should they be sold in conventional car dealerships or somewhere else? Japanese retail chain Yamada Denki has tried to answer both questions, by selling the 2011 Mitsubish i-Miev in select versions of its stores throughout Japan. The all-electric Mitsubishi i-Miev is the ancestral precursor to the 2012 Mitsubishi i. Japan’s Biggest Electronics Retailer Yamada Denki is a Japan’s largest consumer electronics retailer. In 2005 it...

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    2011 Nissan Leaf? Far Too Boring In Japan...

    If it ever really needed to be said, Japanese car tastes can be... "alternative", to put it in polite terms. As well as their Kei-Jidosha class of city cars that are absolutely miniscule compared to U.S. monsters, the country has produced some fairly crazy production cars over the years. That trend...

  • Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car - front - December 2008
    Are Electric Cars Coming to Your Dealer? It Depends Who You Ask

    What happens when you take a single electric car and distribute it through three different dealers in the same city? On paper we’d assume that three dealers vying for customers looking to buy the 2011 Mitsubishi i would breed healthy competition, lower prices and excellent deals...

  • U.S.-spec Mitsubishi i-MiEV
    Move Over THINK: Mitsubishi i Highest Selling Electric Car (For Now)

    A few months ago we reported that the diminutive Think City had snatched the top spot as the world’s best-selling city EV with over 2,500 vehicles now on the road. But that claim is now dwarfed by Mitsubishi, which last week celebrated the 5,000th i-Miev electric car to roll off its Japanese...

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