Mitsubishi slashes prices of 2014 i-MiEV by 21% ($6K), offers more standard features

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MMNA) is reducing the price of the MY 2014 i-MiEV battery electric vehicle by 21% ($6,130) from the previous 2012 vehicle and delivering an expanded standard equipment package with it. The 2014 model year Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES model including CHAdeMO DC quick charge port, battery warming system and heated side view mirrors now starts at $22,995. The i-MiEV carries EPA-rated fuel economy of 126 city/99 highway/112 combined MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent).

Mitsubishi to begin offering customers test drives of North American spec i-MiEV in November

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North American spec i-MiEV. Mitsubishi is positioning the North American i-MiEV electric vehicle as the most affordably-priced mass-produced EV available in the US. In its home market, the Mitsubishi i was a keijid?sha—a i-MiEV, Japan-spec.

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Where Are Electric-Car DC Fast-Charging Stations? Depends On The Car

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There are currently three standards in use for electric-car DC fast charging. The CHAdeMo standard is used by the Nissan Leaf, as well as the low-volume Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Kia Soul EV. The majority of U.S. and German carmakers have signed on to use the Combined Charging Standard (CCS), although fast-charging equipped models from these companies.

Nissan's DC Quick-Charging Stations: 630 CHAdeMO Sites Live Today

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While most electric cars get charged overnight for most of their miles, the growing number of DC fast-charging sites enable longer trips when necessary. But those quick chargers--initially CHAdeMO stations for Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV cars, and more recently Tesla Supercharger sites for its cars alone--have to be there to make those trips

Nissan, BMW Partner To Provide More Fast-Charging For Electric Cars

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Many automakers are working to add public DC fast-charging stations for their electric cars. There's the CHAdeMO standard used by the Nissan Leaf, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, and Kia Soul EV. plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Combined Charging Standard (CCS But not all stations can be used by all cars. In fact, there are currently three different fast-charging standards.

Yeah, I Got Your Chevy Volt, Right Here. Day 2 @ Plug-In 2009

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV, only here because SCE is testing it. While GM blows smoke and continues to crank out POS cars that look DOA, Mitshubishi has had their MiEV car here since January getting tested on real roads by SCE. The i-MiEV without the Greenius to distract you.

What Good Is Fast-Charging For Electric Cars If It's Closed?

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Vacaville, California, has the distinction of the very first public Level 3 or DC quick charging station for electric cars to be installed in the United States. It was first activated in late May 2010, and was used very soon after for a small fleet of Mitsubishi i-MIEV models to make a trip from San Francisco to Sacramento, a distance of 88 miles

Coulomb and Aker Wade Announce Availability and Sale of First Networked DC Fast Charging Station

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Coulomb Technologies and Aker Wade Power Technologies announced the availability of their Networked DC Fast Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles (EVs). Networked DC Fast Charging Station. The Networked DC Fast Charge Station is distributed, marketed and supported by both companies.

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Nichicon introduces smallest and lightest 10 kW quick charger for EVs

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Output voltage is DC 50 V to 500 V (rapid recharging, CHAdeMO). Nichicon has been supplying OBCs (OBC with DC/DC converter) for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV and the Nissan LEAF since the release of these two electric vehicles.

Nissan accelerating rollout of EV quick charge network in Europe by giving away 400 stations

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The new Nissan quick chargers ( earlier post ) are engineered to the CHAdeMo standard and can deliver up to 50 kW of high voltage direct current (DC) electricity. Nissan’s QCs, therefore, can be used not just by drivers of Nissan LEAF but also by drivers of EVs from Mitsubishi, Citroën and Peugeot (the last two offering variants of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV). The Renault-Nissan Alliance is promoting infrastructure deployment based on AC-DC Mix Quick Charger strategy.

Ford begins production of 2012 Focus Electric at Michigan Assembly, C-MAX models on deck

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By comparison, the Nissan LEAF carries a 99 MPGe (combined) EPA rating, while the smaller i-MiEV carries a 112 MPGe (combined) rating. (1 Seattle; and Washington, D.C. Ford’s Michigan Assembly Plant is starting production of the 2012 Focus Electric ( earlier post )—a five-passenger, battery-electric car Ford expects will achieve more than a 100 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) fuel economy rating.

Ricardo and A2Mac1 renew partnership to expand benchmarking and competitive analysis of EVs and PHEVs; online database

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Systems benchmarked include the high voltage battery pack; inverter; motor; DC/DC converter; on-board charger; HV junction box; HV cables; and HVAC system. MY2011 Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Ricardo Strategic Consulting and A2Mac1 today will renew their partnership providing benchmarking and competitive analysis of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Mitsubishi Motors develops next-generation MIVEC engine and improved Idle-stop System

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Other changes include the use of a more durable 12V battery and a DC/DC converter (to prevent breaks in audio system sound and prevent the in-car navigation from resetting itself when the engine restarts). At the same time, MMC is pushing ahead with development and rollout of electric vehicles, led by the global rollout of the i-MiEV new-generation electric vehicle (EV), the introduction of the MINICAB-MiEV light commercial EV and plug-in hybrids.

Masdar City installs rapid charger

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The CHAdeMO-certified Rapid Charger (EFACEC, EV QC) is a high efficiency DC charger provided by Efacec, a leading manufacturer of AC and DC chargers. The charger will serve as a charging station for the 12 Mitsubishi Motors Electric Vehicles “i-MiEV” (EVs) currently in operation at Masdar City.

Chevrolet Spark EV EPA-rated at 119 MPGe and 82-mile range

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By comparison, the 2013 Scion iQ EV is EPA-rated at 121 MPGe; the Honda Fit EV at 118 MPGe; the Fiat 500e at 116 MPGe; the i-MiEV at 112 MPGe; the Ford Focus Electric at 105 MPGe; and the smart fortwo electric at 107 MPGe. Spark EV will be the first vehicle on the market to offer as an available option the recently approved SAE combo charger for DC Fast Charging. The battery system is capable of handling multiple DC Fast Charges daily.

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AeroVironment EV dealer program bundles home charger, installation, and warranty with car purchase

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The company also offers both Level 2 and DC “fast” charging stations for use in dealer service bays and customer parking areas. AeroVironment is the preferred home charging supplier of the Nissan LEAF, BMW ActiveE, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV. AeroVironment, Inc.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

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10:59AM (4/22/2009) I know it is a REALLY superficial criteria, but I love the paint scheme on the blue one pictured. Thats such a pretty metallic blue; I would love to see these postal vehicles around my neighborhood. I really hope Chrysler can pull themselves out of the fire.

Ground breaks on Washington West Coast Electric Highway

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Mayor Dan Pike; and local businesses including Starbucks and REI, celebrated the ground breaking of the state’s first DC fast charger and its segment of the West Coast Electric Highway. The state’s first public DC fast-charging station is located in the Bellingham’s Sehome Village Shopping Center. WSDOT, together with charging station manufacturer and operator AeroVironment, developed the first public DC Fast-charging station in the state.

Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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It is also the only PHEV with DC Fast Charging capability (CHAdeMO). DC Fast Charging. Outlander PHEV also comes standard with DC Fast Charging capability—the only Plug-in Hybrid in the market with it.

Mitsubishi Motors and the State of Hawaii to begin effort on EV infrastructure and deployment

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MMNA) and the State of Hawaii have entered into an agreement that will seek to vastly improve the infrastructure and deployment for the new Mitsubishi i and other advanced 100% electric-powered vehicles (EVs) for residents. Mitsubishi Motors has selected Hawaii to be among the first states to receive the North American-spec production version of the Japanese auto manufacturer’s i-MiEV. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.,

Mitsubishi Motors North America adds AeroVironment to authorized list of charger suppliers

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as an additional authorized and approved nationwide supplier of EV home charging systems, on-site installation services and support for the 2012 i-MiEV. The AeroVironment EVSE-RS Level 2 electric vehicle charging system is an easy-to-use, reliable and safe option for Mitsubishi i owners to use for charging their brand-new EVs in their own homes. site consultation for the first 2,000 customers to pre-order the 2012 Mitsubishi i until 19 April 2012.

Tokyo Electric Power Licenses Aker Wade to Build Level III Fast Chargers

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Aker Wade Power Technologies has entered into a licensing agreement with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to manufacture and market Level III DC fast chargers for electric vehicles. Max DC output Voltage: 500V. JARI Level 3 DC Connector.

Coulomb Technologies and Aker Wade Partner on Level III Networked Fast Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles

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Designed in accordance with the TEPCO Level III specifications, the charger will be qualified for use with several electric vehicle brands including the Nissan Leaf and the Mitsubishi i-Miev. Managed by Coulomb’s open architecture ChargePoint Network, the new Level III networked fast charge stations will have all of the features of Coulomb’s Level I and II stations including: An integrated billing system.

Volkswagen Group talks EV charging standards, electrification strategy

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One of approximately twenty VW Golf blue e-motion prototypes under test in the United States, with Eaton’s 50kW DC Quick Charger, at Volkswagen’s Electronics Research Laboratory, near San Francisco. The gathering marked the introduction of Eaton’s DC quick charger ( link ), one of which is now installed at ERL. public DC charging of up to 86 kW. DC charging” refers to a charging protocol in which a charging station supplies direct current to a plug-in vehicle’s battery pack.

Lotus and Harmon partner up to add sound to hybrids

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Reply ↓ ↑ report 2 Snoopy 3:47PM (4/17/2009) Its funny, because I was thinking about this over the past couple of days, while walking the streets of my relatively quiet neighbourhood. Even if I couldnt see, Id be able to hear the sound of the tires well before that car got to me.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog - NYTimes.com

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electric car race with i MiEV in Oregon? I’ve written several posts about these exact topics: Firefly Energy: [link] True cost to own of EVs (especially read through the comments on this one: [link] — Nick Chambers 3. I even tow a trailer for lumber, ect with mine.