End of an era: Mitsubishi likely to stop making the i-MiEV electric car

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV was, by many assessments, a pioneer as a dedicated electric vehicle. What was the first mass-produced electric vehicle, after the GM EV1? No, it’s not the Nissan Leaf.

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2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Drive Report Of 62-Mile Electric Minicar

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It’s been nearly four years since the tiny Mitsubishi i-MiEV hit the market. So when we decided to go back and revisit the little i-MiEV, which. i-MiEV EVs Quick Drive Drive ReportAnd considering the rapid evolution and transformation of the electric-car market that’s occurred over the past several times the earth has gone around the sun, that’s really light years.

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2012-2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV recalled for brake issue

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Although the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car may seem like a relic from another time, when the best chance of EVs succeeding cast them as super-utilitarian urban lightweights, the Japanese automaker still builds the i-MiEV, and it was discontinued for the U.S.

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Mullen Chinese EVs, pollution from tires, Mitsubishi i-MiEV retrospective: Today’s Car News

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And the Mitsubishi i-MiEV might be at the end of the road. An invention claims to be able to catch pollution from tires. Mullen’s at it again with potential U.S. distribution of Chinese EVs. Honda electrifies its racing. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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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. After factoring in the Federal tax credit of $7,500, the net MSRP of the 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV drops down to only $15,495.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV recall, Tesla lasers, Porsche Taycan charging: Today’s Car News

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A brake issue has led to the recall of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has been recalled—every one sold in the U.S., The Porsche Taycan misses out on 800V charging in places without CCS hardware.

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

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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. DON''T MISS: 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: $6,130 Price Cut, More Standard Features In either Problems with the pumps could arise from either faulty software or corrosion resulting from exposure to road salt.

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

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Take the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car. The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is There are times when being first to the market with something just isn''t enough. It may have launched as long ago as July 2009 in Japan, but worldwide sales have been just a fraction that of Nissan''s Leaf--and in the U.S, total sales are still in the low four-figures range.

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Mitsubishi Motors has produced 5,000 i-MiEVs to date

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has reached 5,000 units of its i-MiEV new generation electric vehicle (EV) produced at its Mizushima Plant as of 23 November. The i-MiEV began mass production in June 2009. The month after that, MMC introduced the i-MiEV to the Japanese market, and has sold about 3,000 units to individuals and businesses nationwide (as of end October 2010).

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Four Bay Area local governments deploying 50 i-MiEVs

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Four San Francisco Bay Area local government fleets—San Jose, Los Gatos, Campbell and Mill Valley—are deploying a total of 50 Mitsubishi i-MiEV EVs, representing the largest municipal fleet deployment of light-duty all-electric vehicles (EVs) in the US to date. Mitsubishi Motors North America is the supplier of the all-electric i-MiEV.

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Mitsubishi Motors pitching i-MiEV to Europes public sector

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MMC) is seeking to increase i-MiEV sales to the European public sector, such as police departments and municipalities. The carmaker is betting that Europe’s public sector, which places a high importance on environmental protection, will be willing to swallow added expenses for EVs.The firm intends to produce and ship 25,000 i-MiEVs worldwide in fiscal 2011, a threefold jump on the year. Nikkei. Mitsubishi Motors Corp.

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i-MiEV Goes on Sale in Costa Rica

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has begun i-MiEV sales in Republic of Costa Rica, mainly to fleet customers such as government affiliates and electric companies. This marks the first country to start sales of i-MiEV in Latin America. Mitsubishi i-MiEV started its sales mainly to fleet customers in July of 2009, followed by the full launch in April 2010 to individual customers.

Nikkei: PSA Peugeot Citroën suspends intake of i-MiEVs due to low sales

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The Nikkei reported that PSA Peugeot Citroën has suspended deliveries of Mitsubishi Motors’s i-MiEV electric cars to avoid inventory build-up amid lower-than-expected sales. In 2010, the two companies had signed a Final Cooperative Agreement regarding development and supply of 100,000 units of the i-MiEV to PSA Peugeot Citroën (PSA). PSA rebadges the i-MiEV as the Peugeot iOn and the Citroën C-Zero.

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Mitsubishi Motors teams with USC on Smart Grid Living Laboratory Project; 12 i-MiEVs

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MMNA) is supporting the University of Southern California (USC) and the Viterbi School of Engineering as it develops a special campus-wide Smart Grid “Living Laboratory” project including the use of Mitsubishi i-MiEV 100% electric vehicles. Mitsubishi Motors will be providing 12 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vehicles, several Level 2 EVSE charging systems to the Smart Grid program, and will consult with the University throughout the course of the research program.

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2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Minicar To Start Deliveries Next Month

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The little Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the smallest four-seat electric car sold in North America, and its sales have been commensurate with its size: low. DON''T MISS: 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: $6,130 Price Cut, More Standard Since it went on sale more than three years ago, sales have totaled less than 2,000 units--against 72,300 for the larger Nissan Leaf.

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RIP Mitsubishi i-MiEV: lowest-range, slowest electric car departs U.S. market

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car deserves a place in history. Pre-production i-MiEVs were operating in test fleets in Japan as early as 2007, and it was on sale in that country even as Tesla struggled to get its Roadster. It was arguably the first mass-produced modern electric car put on sale, well before the Nissan Leaf arrived in December 2010.

Mitsubishi reports fire in i-MiEV battery pack, melting in Outlander PHEV pack

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Mitsubishi Motors reported two separate incidents with Li-ion battery packs: one, a fire in a i-MiEV battery pack at the Mizushima battery pack assembly plant; the other, heating and melting in a pack installed in an Outlander plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.

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Mitsubishi offers Americans i-MiEV test drives

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Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi is bringing its’ i-MiEV electric car to the US – and it will be available for test drives starting in November. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi i-MiEV test drives i-MiEV US Mitsubishi i-MiEV North America US-specThe battery electric vehicle is scheduled to go on sale in US dealerships in early 2012 and will be positioned as the most affordably priced mass produced electric vehicle in the [.].

Mitsubishi expands sales of i-MiEV

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The electrification of the automobile is truly a worldwide phenomenon and now Mitsubishi is expanding sales of the i-MiEV into yet another country. It is the first time the i-MiEV has [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Costa Rica electric vehicles Mitsubishi i-MiEV Mitsubishi i-MiEV Costa Rica

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

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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. That number may climb when the 2014 model goes on sale though--as Mitsubishi has just announced a massive $6,130 price drop for the diminutive electric city car. It pulls the

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Mitsubishi Motors to Begin Shipping i-MiEV to Australia in July; 2nd Market Outside Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will begin shipments of its i-MiEV electric vehicle (EV) to Australia starting from July. The sale of the i-MiEV in Australia marks the second market outside of Japan that the i-MiEV will be sold, after Hong Kong, which began sales in May of this year. Forty i-MiEVs will be shipped starting from July. Plans are to sell the i-MiEVs via lease to customers from July.

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Mitsubishi Reveals Its Crazy Pikes Peak i-MiEV Electric Racer

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While a largely stock Mitsubishi i will be driven up the hill by Beccy Gordon, racing-driver sister of Bobby Gordon, the single-seat i-MiEV We've already brought you news of Mitsubishi's two challengers for this year's Pikes Peak hillclimb, but now the Japanese firm has revealed its purpose-built prototype, set to take to the stage on July 8.

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

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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 time. As we mentioned this past week in a drive. Electric Car EVs plug-in cars

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Mitsubishi Motors Provides 2 i-MiEVs to Frankfurt Airport

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), along with its German distributor Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland (MMD), is providing two electric i-MiEVs to Fraport AG, the owner of the Frankfurt Airport, in a promotion for the vehicle. i-MiEV’s evaluation at Frankfurt Airport marks a further milestone in Fraport’s sustainability strategy. MMC launched the i-MiEV launched in Japan at the end of July starting with fleet and corporate customers.

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Mitsubishi begins delivery of the largest order of i-MiEVs to date; 50 of 507 to Estonian government

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has delivered the first 50 i-MiEV new-generation electric vehicles (EV) out of 507 units scheduled to be provided to the Estonian government. These first fifty i-MiEVs mark the beginning of delivery of the largest single order ever taken to date for the i-MiEV.

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2016 Toyota Prius, Cadillac Diesels, Mitsubishi i-MiEV Vs VW e-Golf: Today's Car News

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again, and we compare two electric cars: the Mitsubishi i-MiEV and Volkswagen e-Golf. Today, the 2016 Toyota Prius is confirmed for a September reveal, Cadillac says it will sell diesels in the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2016 Toyota Prius will debut next month at a standalone event ahead of the Frankfurt Motor Show, the. Today in Car News

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Chevy Volt Vs Mitsubishi i-MiEV: This Volt Uses Less Gas Than Electric Car, Data Shows

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When I traded in my 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car for a 2014 Chevrolet Volt, I wrote an article with the bold prediction that I would now use less gasoline even though my new car has a gasoline engine. There was a spirited discussion following that article and now I have some data to shed some light on which allows me to use less gas given.

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Mitsubishi Motors unveils North American spec i-MiEV at LA Show; expected MSRP of about $30,000

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unveiled its North American-spec i-MiEV at the LA Auto Show. The North American i-MiEV, when compared to its Japanese- and European-spec compatriots, features a slightly larger body to provide even more interior comfort for four adults, along with redesigned front and rear bumpers for enhanced protection in the event of a collision. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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Hong Kong Government to Buy 10 i-MiEV EVs

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The Hong Kong government will buy 10 i-MiEV electric vehicles from Mitsubishi Motors Corp., Nikkei. according to the environment secretary. Edward Yau told reporters the months-long test drive of the iMiEV, a lithium-ion battery-powered four-seater that gives out roughly 63 horsepower with a top speed of 130 kilometers per hour, was satisfactory. Yau said the procurement demonstrates “the government’s commitment in promoting the use of EV in combating air pollution.”

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Four i-MiEVs join Transport for London Fleet

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Transport for London (TfL) added four Mitsubishi i-MiEVs into its fleet as part of Mayor Boris Johnson’s plans to make London the electric vehicle capital of Europe. The four i-MiEVs, part funded by the Government’s Low Carbon Procurement Partnership (LCVPP), are the first step to achieving the 1,000 electric vehicles that the Mayor aims to bring into the city’s fleet by 2015.

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Demand for i-MiEV in Australia Three Times Greater Than Limited Supply

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Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited (MMAL) has three times as many applicants to lease the i-MiEV electric vehicle as available vehicles at this point, according to MMAL’s CEO and president, Masahiko Takahashi. “ MMAL recently announced members of the inaugural Mitsubishi i-MiEV Foundation Group—organizations which have successfully applied to lease one of the company’s electric vehicles when the first shipment arrives in Australia later this month.

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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’s North American-spec i-MiEV battery electric vehicle ( earlier post )—available in either an ES base model or upgrade SE trim package —will be available to test drive at US dealerships beginning in November 2011 with the first scheduled customer vehicle deliveries set to commence in early 2012. In its home market, the Mitsubishi i was a keijid?sha—a i-MiEV, Japan-spec.

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The i-MiEV goes on sale in 15 European countries; near-term plan to boost that to 19

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that sale of the European-spec i-MiEVelectric vehicle is to commence in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. MMC began production of the i-MiEVs for Europe from October of last year.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV named greenest car

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV has been named as the greenest car of 2012 by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). It is first time in twelve years of the ACEEE’s annual greenest list that an electric car has come top, with the i-MiEV claiming the highest ever Green Score-at 58-since rankings began in 1998. [.]. Electric cars Mitsubishi ACEEE electric car hybrid Mitsubishi i-MiEV natural gas

Mitsubishi Motors to Premiere the European-spec i-MiEV at the 2010 Paris Motor Show

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will introduce the European-spec version of its i-MiEV electric vehicle at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. Compared with the Japanese market version, the European-spec i-MiEV includes specific features such as: new design to the front and rear bumpers to meet EU regulations, re-arranged center stack in the instrument panel, improved interior comfort.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV enjoys new order record

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One of the earliest electric cars to go mainstream, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, has enjoyed one of its most significant orders to date. The Japanese car manufacturer has delivered the first 50 of 507 units of the i-MiEV to the Estonian Government – as part of the single largest order ever taken for the vehicle. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Estonia Estonian Government Mitsubishi electric cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Mitsubishi Delivers 4 i-MiEV Electric Vehicles to the Principality of Monaco

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) jointly delivered four units of the electric vehicle i-MiEV to the Principality of Monaco on 15 November. According to the terms of the MoU, the i-MiEVs, which delivery mainly to corporate customers in Japan began in July, were delivered to the Principality of Monaco. The i-MiEVs are being leased via MCE Bank GmbH, a subsidiary of MC.

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Mitsubishi Motors Signs Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Denmark for i-MiEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Danish government regarding the popularization of the i-MiEV electric vehicle (EV) in Denmark. Under the MoU, the Danish government will consider introducing i-MiEVs into its fleet in or after 2011, conducting EV promotional activities and implementing EV infrastructure. MMC is already selling the i-MiEV in Japan and in Hong Kong.

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Mitsubishi Begins Sales of i-MiEV to Individuals in Hong Kong; First Individual Sales Outside of Japan

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UCL), Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC)’s importer and distributor for Hong Kong, will begin sales tomorrow of the i-MiEV electric vehicle to individuals in Hong Kong. UCL is offering the i-MiEV at a price of HK$395,000 (US$50,631), with a target to sell 50 units by the end of this year. UCL has delivered about 30 i-MiEVs to the HKSAR government and other corporations since December 2009. Universal Cars Ltd.

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Mitsubishi Motors offering i-MiEV in two trim levels: more affordable and more capable

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The new i-MiEV M. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will offer the i-MiEV electric vehicle in two trim levels in Japan. The more capable “G” will offer more comprehensive equipment, extended cruising range per charge, and the MiEV Remote System that allows the owner to set the time for battery charging to start and finish and to pre-activate the climate control system before entering the car. Comparison of i-MiEV trim levels.

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i-MiEV electric car available in 15 European countries

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It may have taken its time to reach the marketplace, but the Mitsubishi i-MiEV is now firmly making its mark across Europe. Electric cars Latest news Mitsubishi Green cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric carThe electric car is now available in 15 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Mitsuoka Motors Taking Orders for 5-Seater Based on i-MiEV EV

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has begun taking reservations for the Like, a 5-seat electric vehicle based on the i-MiEV from Mitsubishi Motors Corp; shipments are expected to begin in August. The Like has a total length of 3,570mm—175mm longer than the i-MiEV. million (US$47,000)—some ¥300,000 higher than the i-MiEV. Mitsuoka Motor Co.

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ACEEE ranks i-MiEV as “Greenest” car in US, Civic Natural Gas ties for second with LEAF

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Mitsubishi’s i-MIEV battery electric vehicle took the top spot from the Honda Civic Natural Gas on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 14 th annual environmental ranking. Making its model year 2012 debut on the US market, the i-MIEV earned a score of 58, the highest Green Score awarded since the rankings began in 1998. Mitsubishi I-MiEV.

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