In the automotive world, there are automakers who ignore plug-in vehicle technology, those who experiment with it, those who do it because they have to, and those for whom it is part of the company future. With its 2012 i electric minicar already on sale in the U.S., and its Outlander plug-in hybrid on the way this fall, Mitsubishi is clearly the latter, but according to Autocar, the Japanese automaker is planning more than just a few plug-in cars. Over the next four years, it reports, Mitsubishi will refresh its entire model range, offering customers a plug-in and regular version of each...
2012 Mitsubishi i Electric Car: X-Ray Cutaway Shows Layout
Here's a view of a car you've probably not seen before, though it may be familiar to you if you've ever been in the hospital. The image above shows the 2012 Mitsubishi i electric vehicle after an X-ray scan, allowing you to see many of the vehicle's key components. X-rays pass cleanly through...Antony Ingram
2011 New York Auto Show: Mitsubishi i Arrives In November For Cheaper Than LEAF
This week at the 2011 New York Auto Show Mitsubishi had some pretty interesting announcements for the zero emission market. The first answers our question of when we will see the Mitsubishi i arrive in the U.S.—November 2011 to be exact. The second regards how much the Mitsubishi i will set...Jonathan McGrew
Mitsubishi i EV To Be Orderable On the Web In 90 Days
AllSmallCars.com has been following the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, now know to the U.S. market as only “i,” for a couple of years now. However, it seemed as though the eagerness had cooled off when Nissan beat Mitsubishi to the punch by releasing its longer range and larger Leaf electric...Jonathan McGrew
2012 Mitsubishi 'i', Urban Electric Car: Blessing Or Curse?
After several years of taunting and many months of speculation, the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show is finally the venue chosen for Mitsubishi to show off their U.S.-specification 'i' electric car to an expecting public. We've featured the Japanese-spec 'i' several times, as the company has shipped...Antony Ingram
Mitsubishi Commits To Selling Electric Car in U.S. in 2011
At today's Los Angeles Auto Show, Mitsubishi committed to selling an electric car in the U.S. during 2011. The company didn't say what car, but it's likely to be a version or an update of its i-MiEV electric mini-car. While it is struggling in the market, Mitsubishi has a long history of electric...John Voelcker