BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

Green Car Congress

BYD Company Limited, one of China’s fastest growing auto manufacturers, will establish the US headquarters of three separate operating divisions in the City of Los Angeles. BYD plans to take advantage of LA’s various incentives and programs aimed at attracting and retaining cleantech companies such as the Port of Los Angeles’ proposed “ZERO Emission Vehicle Tariff Measure” that would reduce the wharfage rate for Battery Electric Vehicles by 15%.

Mitsubishi Evo rally sedan morphs into electric crossover concept

Green Car Reports

At least that's Mitsubishi's idea with its new e-Evolution concept that debuted Wednesday at the LA Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto ShowElectric power has come to drag racers, hill-climb cars, and Formula E racers. Why not rally cars? Unlike the winged sedan that took the off-road rally racing world by storm 15 years ago, the new model is an electric SUV. READ MORE: 2018.

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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: Guide To Electric Vehicles

All Cars Electric

We took a look a few weeks ago at the five electric cars we reckoned you should do your best to see at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. Our list included the 2011 Nissan Leaf, 2011 Chevrolet Volt, 2011 Coda Sedan, the 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV and the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Our opinion hasn't changed - these are still probably the most important EVs at

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Styling, Trim, Suspension Updates At LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

The Mitsubishi Mirage minicar skipped the 2016 model year, but it will soon return with a handful of updates. Unveiled last week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage is differentiated by new styling, some mechanical changes, and an upgraded interior.

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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: U.S. version finally unveiled

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has taken longer to arrive on U.S. A plug-in hybrid Outlander crossover was first previewed as a concept at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show, and was originally slated to go on sale in the U.S. Green Auto Show Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsshores than almost any other plug-in vehicle in recent memory.

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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Spring 2016 On-Sale Date, More Details Revealed

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi has confirmed that the long-anticipated Outlander Plug-In Hybrid utility vehicle will arrive for the 2017 model year, in Spring 2016. The model was originally previewed by a concept at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto show, and slated for U.S. It’s hardly been a smooth trip to market for the Outlander Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV). introduction. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: LA Auto Show Preview

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi is to unveil the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander for the first time in North America, at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. While the company claims the regular car will be one of the most efficient vehicles in its class, the real gas-sipper will be the plug-in hybrid version, due in early 2014. The Outlander PHEV will use front- and

Tesla Recall, Pickup Truck MPG, 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Tesla recalls every Model S electric car to check seat belts, we compare pickup truck fuel economy for Ford, General Motors, and Ram, and the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage debuts at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Chevrolet Bolt EV, 2016 Toyota Prius, and wireless electric-car charging are just some of. Today in Car News

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Mitsubishi unveils new electric compact SUV concept; 400 km range

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. MMNA) introduced the Mitsubishi eX Concept, a compact SUV with a next-generation EV system, at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. Mitsubishi’s advanced connected car technology integrates vehicles with information networks.

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2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Car: Woody Trim And Surfboards Too! (Video)

Green Car Reports

The special version of the 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' electric car on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show a couple of weeks ago, however, did just that. We look at a lot of concept and production cars during auto shows, but rarely does one make us laugh right out loud. Perhaps in honor of southern California and its place in cultural legend, the little

Mitsubishi shows XR-PHEV concept at LA Show

Green Car Congress

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV on stage in LA. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. MMNA) gave the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV ( earlier post ) plug-in hybrid its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Click to enlarge.

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First Photos: 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Car, U.S. Version

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi has released the first official images of the U.S. version of its 2012 i-MiEV electric minicar, just a week before the car is unveiled at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. First came the sketch, now come the photos. The company also released some specifications for the little i-MiEV. Against the home-market version, the i-MiEV that will

Hybrid Corvette, Mitsubishi Plug-In Plans, Honda Fuel Cell Concept: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: The Quanta Corvette QHP770 is a real Corvette hybrid with 773 horsepower, Mitsubishi plans to make one fifth of the cars it sells plug-ins by 2020, and Honda will unveil a hydrogen fuel-cell concept car at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show.

2010 LA Auto Show: 2012 Mitsubishi 'i' Electric Minicar

Green Car Reports

It was the first electric car sold in volume anywhere in the world, starting more than a year ago, and now the 2012 Mitsubishi "i" is officially coming to the U.S. version was unveiled on Thursday at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, though Mitsubishi provided few new details on how it will change its i-MiEV minicar for sale in the

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

Green Car Congress

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. 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 to debut eight xEVs in next five years: hybrids, plug-in hybrids, EVs

Green Car Congress

Mitsubishi will introduce 8 xEVs by FY 2015. Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) plans to introduce eight hybrid (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV), and battery-powered (BEV) models by fiscal year 2015 in anticipation that demand for low-carbon, fuel-efficient automobiles will expand worldwide.

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2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Urban EV: Blessing Or Curse?

All Cars Electric

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 specification i-MiEV electric car to an expecting public. We've featured the Japanese-spec i-MiEV several times, as the company has shipped examples around the world for demonstration

2012 Mitsubishi 'i', Urban Electric Car: Blessing Or Curse?

All Cars Electric

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 specification 'i' electric car to an expecting public. We've featured the Japanese-spec 'i' several times, as the company has shipped examples around the world for demonstration purposes

Mitsubishi Commits To Selling Electric Car in U.S. in 2011

Green Car Reports

At today's Los Angeles Auto Show, Mitsubishi committed to selling an electric car in the U.S. While it is struggling in the market, Mitsubishi has a long history of electric car research. 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. It was one of two Japanese makers to

Mitsubishi Launching Eight New Electrified Cars By 2015

Green Car Reports

having already gone on sale in Europe and Japan and making an appearence at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show last November. Later this year Mitsubishi’s battery-powered i-MiEV will finally go on sale in the U.S., However, it’s hard to get excited over Mitsubishi’s zero-emission minicar with the likes of the Nissan Leaf and

2010 LA Auto Show: Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid SUV For 2013

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi rolled out the tiny "i" electric minicar (nee i-MiEV) during last week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, confirming its eventual sale in the fall of 2011. But all-electric vehicles are just one avenue the Japanese automaker is investigating as it attempts to curb emissions and end the world’s reliance on oil as a fuel source

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Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe Concept Updated For LA Auto Show

Green Car Reports

There''s a Lexus RX, the diesel Audi Q5, and we''re waiting on Mitsubishi''s Outlander plug-in hybrid. Volkswagen will preview one more at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, in the form of an updated CrossBlue Coupe Concept. The choice of fuel-efficient crossovers is rather limited right now. but that''s about it. The original plug-in hybrid

LA show displays green car ‘glimpse into the future’

Green Cars News

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show opens to the public today with a glittering display of green cars taking pride of place. Mitsubishi i-MiEV. Mitsubishi PX-MiEV Concept. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Green credentials auto show debut display Los Angeles

Fast-Charging Adds Appeal To Electric Cars—Especially In Portland

Green Car Reports

If you plan to get a Nissan Leaf or Mitsubishi i (or already have one), and you live in Portland, Oregon, consider yourself fortunate. The same goes for a handful of places including San Francisco, Los Angeles, and certain corridors in Tennessee, Arizona, and Texas—as well as, perhaps, the Chicago and Detroit areas.

Battery-electric Mitsubishi i EPA-rated at 112 MPGe combined, 62 mile real-world range; solar-powered CHAdeMO-compliant charging station

Green Car Congress

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc., MMNA) said that its battery-electric Mitsubishi i has earned an EPA-rated 126 MPGe in city driving and 99 MPGe out on the highway (112 MPGe combined). Mitsubishi has worked to improve the driving range of the 2012 Mitsubishi i: The 98-mile LA4 range is attributed to software upgrades and a revamped regenerative braking system. Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc.

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“Drive to Zero” program to fast-track adoption of clean trucks and buses

Green Car Congress

Signers and supporters of the Pledge include: Government: City of New York; New York State Energy Research & Development Authority; California Air Resources Board; South Coast Air Quality Management District; Bay Area Air Quality Management District; Los Angeles Department of Transportation; Foothill Transit. Elected Officials: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg; Stockton Mayor Michael D.

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Fourteen major cities form electric vehicle network

Green Cars News

The initial members of the network will be: Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Nissan Renault BYD Auto C40 Climate Summit for Mayors Copenhagen electric vehicle network electric vehicles

Guest blogger: Andrew Grin - From Kansas to LA

Revenge of the Electric Car

My first sighting of smog-filled Los Angeles brought a sad thought to my mind. I came to Los Angeles for the L.A. The last time we visited Los Angeles we had a chance to test the Roadster (although my age restricted me to the passenger seat) with the 1.0 I did however find it interesting to find out what the automakers had to promise on the EV front from BMW’s MINI E to Mitsubishi’s iMiEV.

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14 Major Cities Form C40 Electric Vehicle Network

Green Car Congress

Initial members of the C40 Electric Vehicle Network are : Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Sydney. The four vehicle manufacturers are BYD, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Nissan and Renault. Fourteen major cities, members of the C40, announced the formation of the C40 Electric Vehicle Network at the Climate Summit for Mayors in Copenhagen.

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smart partners with Vectrix on electric scooters with launch in 2014

Green Car Congress

Separately, at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Stephen Cannon, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA, said that when the smart brand introduces the smart electric drive next year in the US, the EV will attain 122 MPGe in the city—less than the Mitsubishi i-MiEV (2012 model EPA-rated at 126 MPGe), but higher than the other battery-electric vehicles currently on the market.

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Letter from Copenhagen

Revenge of the Electric Car

So I chained up my bike (and mini-trailer) and set out on foot with rolling camera case dreaming of my heated electric car at home in Los Angeles. The Toronto Mayor jumped from an all electric Mitsubishi to a plug in hybrid Fitzker positively on fire for them both. Like Portland, like Paris, like Tel Aviv, like Tokyo, like Los Angeles, like Copenhagen, like Hawaii! Late night on the streets of Copenhagen, and biting cold. It was a dark and snowy night.

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2013 Honda Fit EV receives EPA fuel economy rating of 118 MPGe; highest yet

Green Car Congress

The 5-passenger Fit EV’s 20-kWh lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery provides the capacity to earn an EPA combined city/highway estimated driving range rating of 82 miles, allowing the Fit EV to surpass the EPA efficiency and range ratings of the Ford Focus Electric (105 MPGe, 76-mile range), Nissan Leaf (99 MPGe, 73-mile range), and Mitsubishi i-MiEV (112 MPGe, 62-mile range). Mitsubishi i-MiEV.

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GE hosting electric vehicle experience tour

Green Car Congress

GE is working with GM, Ford, Toyota, Navistar, Smith Electric Vehicles, Mitsubishi, Coda, Smart, THINK and other organizations on the tour. Los Angeles, 17 March. GE will host an electric vehicle experience tour in seven US cities that will bring GE experts together with local businesses, industry leaders, and public sector stakeholders for educational workshops, test drives, and dialogue on the business case for EV ecosystems.

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2011 LA Auto Show Greenery

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Los Angeles Auto Show will be open for the press on November 16 & 17 and for the public November 18 through 27. 35 new Hybrid and Plug-in Models Will Showcase at the LA Show, November 16-27.

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CPV, GE, DGC secure largest US thermal power project financing in 2011 for 800 MW gas-fired power plant; 23 banks to provide nearly $800M in credit facilities

Green Car Congress

The CPV Sentinel project will supply power to the Coachella Valley and Los Angeles Basin under a long-term agreement with Southern California Edison, an Edison International company, which needs additional capacity for grid reliability and renewable integration.

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Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

Hybrid SUV Blog

That is until now, with the Los Angeles Auto Show in full swing and more than 50 hybrid and alternative vehicles on display this week (see the list below), red green Cayenne talk is once again heating up.

VW, BMW and ChargePoint partner to create SAE Combo DC fast charging corridors on the East and West Coasts

Green Car Congress

There are three fast charging standards currently active in the US: the Japan-developed CHAdeMO (used e.g. in the Nissan LEAF, Kia Soul EV, Mitsubishi i-MiEV); the Tesla Supercharger (used in the Model S); and now the SAE Combo, used by BMW, VW, and GM (Spark EV).

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City of Bogota, Columbia launches electric taxi pilot; part of C40-CCI EV Network

Green Car Congress

Electric vehicle suppliers BYD and Mitsubishi have expressed their commitment to provide e6 and i-MiEV electric cars, respectively. The cities of Bogota, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Copenhagen, Delhi, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Toronto, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Sydney have committed to work collaboratively through the ‘C40 Electric Vehicle Network’ to support the successful introduction of electric vehicles.

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The Cat Is Still On The Roof – And The Roof! The Roof! The Roof Is On Fire!

Creative Greenius

For the past three months I’ve been working night and day as the Chairman of the South Bay Los Angeles 350 Climate Action Group. So far GM, Toyota, Nissan, VW, Mitsubishi, have all announced plug in vehicles they will have for sale in 2010.

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Electrified Blondes in Convertibles For Everyone!

Creative Greenius

There’s three different plug-in alternatives for you below, a Tesla, a Mitsubishi MiEV and a Plug-In hybrid coverted Prius. It’s going to change the world of our Los Angeles and Long Beach ports.

Interview with Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times

Revenge of the Electric Car

For his sequel, Paine’s been gauging the mood at the now-much-gloomier GM headquarters, visiting geothermal-powered and EV-friendly Iceland, and test driving his brand new Tesla in Los Angeles. For his sequel, Paine’s been gauging the mood at the now-much-gloomier GM headquarters, visiting geothermal-powered and EV-friendly Iceland, and test driving his brand new Tesla in Los Angeles. Chris Paine in the Whole Life Times.

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2010 Aptera 2e First Drive and Video on Inside Line

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

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

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Finally, in a first-of-its-kind partnership in the United States, Mitsubishi announced a strategic alliance with Oregon to develop an electric car charging infrastructure in the state.