Driven: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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Now, however, Mitsubishi has come up with something to silence the SUV-bashers. Mitsubishi Road Tests Editor Pick SUVs have long been the whipping boys of environmental organisations, blamed for eating the Earth’s resources and polluting its atmosphere while doing the school run.

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Nissan moves to take control of Mitsubishi

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Nissan confirmed on Thursday it will acquire 34 percent of Mitsubishi in a deal worth 237 billion yen (approximately $2.17 The deal, which still requires shareholder approval, will make Nissan the single largest shareholder in Mitsubishi and provide it with control of the company. Although Mitsubishi has enjoyed a slight blip in sales in billion).

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Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In is 4th electric to reach 100,000 sales

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid won't go on sale in the U.S. Through March, the Mitsubishi had sold 101,900 Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossovers globally. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybriduntil later this year, but it's been available in Europe and Japan for some time now. In those markets, it's actually been quite successful since launching in Japan back in January 2013.

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Mitsubishi launches MINICAB-MiEV

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It has been grabbing headlines for months, and now Mitsubishi is finally ready to release its MINICAB-MiEV mini-car commercial electric vehicle. The second model in Mitsubishi’s electric car line-up, it will enter dealerships in Japan on December 8 and will be priced between Y2,400,000 and Y2,971,000 (that’s US$31,131-US$38,538). Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi electric car electric vehicle i miev japan MINICAB-MiEV Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: May Availability In Early Markets

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been on sale in Japan and Europe for quite some time now, but its U.S. The model has actually undergone a thorough mid-cycle refresh during the time it has taken Mitsubishi to schedule the plug-in hybrid for U.S. Green Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carslaunch has been delayed repeatedly.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV goes on sale

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Mitsubishi has announced the launch of its long-awaited Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid in the UK. Hybrid cars Mitsubishi

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Mitsubishi reveals details of three hybrid cars

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Our appetites have been whetted by Mitsubishi: as it has revealed details of three hybrid car concepts at the Geneva Motor Show. Mitsubishi Having originally been introduced in Tokyo last year, the three concepts include two plug-in hybrids and a 48V mild hybrid.

Mitsubishi debuts three hybrid-type concepts

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Mitsubishi has presented no less than three hybrid SUV type vehicles known as the Concept XR-PHEV, Concept GC-PHEV and Concept AR at the Geneva Motor Show. Mitsubishi Editor Pick


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

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The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has taken longer to arrive on 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. 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. in 2013. That didn't happen. DON'T MISS: 2017.

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. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Estonia Estonian Government Mitsubishi electric cars Mitsubishi i-MiEVThe 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. The [.].

Mitsubishi resumes plug-in hybrid production

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After five months of battery issues, Mitsubishi is ready to restart production of the Outlander plug-in hybrid (pictured). Latest News Green cars Mitsubishi

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage Sedan Unveiled At Toronto Auto Show

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The North American version of the Mitsubishi Mirage sedan was unveiled Thursday at the 2016 Toronto Auto Show. Mitsubishi executives have discussed bringing a sedan version of the Mirage subcompact to the U.S. Already sold in other markets, the Mitsubishi Mirage G4. multiple times over the past couple of years, and it appears the wait is over. subcompact

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Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid tops UK electric car sales

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Mitsubishi’s new Outlander became the top-selling plug-in car in the UK last month – claiming 43 per cent of all applications to the Plug-in Car Grants scheme during July. Electric cars Mitsubishi Editor Pick

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Mitsubishi recalls near 15,000 electric cars

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Mitsubishi is to recall about 14,700 of its electric vehicles, due to problems with the braking system. Citroen Mitsubishi Peugeot electric vehiclesAccording to Reuters, the recall affects models of i-MiEV car and its Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iON and Minicab i-MiEV variants.

Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid achieves top safety award

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Mitsubishi must be feeling jubilant today after revealing that its new Outlander plug-in hybrid has achieved a five star award from the Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) – the Japanese equivalent of the Euro NCAP safety assessment. Mitsubishi

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Nissan and Mitsubishi to team up for new electric car

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Nissan is to team with Mitsubishi for a new electric car based on an as-yet unnamed small city car model. Nissan Mitsubishi Electric vehicles Editor Pick According to the Nikkei, the pair are aiming to release a new model in 2016, aiming for the lowest price yet for an electric model.

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2017 Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid To Lose Quick-Charging Port In U.S.

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossover will finally arrive in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars charging ChaDeMo quick-charge standard Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybridlater this year. After many delays, the plug-in crossover is expected to hit showrooms this summer, based on the refreshed Outlander unveiled last year. But one notable piece of equipment found on European and Japanese models may be missing from the U.S. version.

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New Mitsubishi 4x4 SUV qualifies for Plug-in Car Grant

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Mitsubishi’s first plug-in hybrid, the Outlander PHEV has been approved for the Government’s Plug-in Car Grants which means that the new will cost from around £35,000 after the grant worth £5,000. Mitsubishi


Launch of Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid faces delay

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So-called "bottlenecks" in battery production have hit Japanese carmaker Mitsubishi hard: with the company announcing it will be forced to delay the US launch of its Outlander plug-in hybrid (pictured) until 2015. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Mitsubishi

Nissan, Mitsubishi, Renault to launch 12 new electric cars by 2022

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This morning, the Renault Nissan Alliance (now including Mitsubishi as well) released a new six-year plan laying out its business goal through 2022. Some car companies release their business plans and goals publicly, others don't. Among the most significant: The group said it will launch 12 separate battery-electric vehicles globally by 2022. Future Cars Carlos Ghosn plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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Euro NCAP tests BMW i3 and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV safety

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Tests of two of the latest electrified cars have yielded strong results; with the new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV car achieving five stars while BMW’s new fully electric i3 scored a four stars. Hybrid cars BMW Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Quick Drive

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Mitsubishi was hoping to change that with its Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, but battery issues and legislative delays mean it could be early 2016 before the car hits American roads. Aside from the all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV, there''s a distinct lack of plug-in crossovers and SUVs on the market right now. Thankfully for us, it''s already available

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Mitsubishi Mirage: The Unexpected Small-Car Success

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Mitsubishi has been widely viewed as struggling in the U.S., A tiny, cheap hatchback, the Mitsubishi Mirage occupies a market segment that isn't exactly energetic. In fact, Mitsubishi originally expected to sell just 7,000 Mirage hatchbacks per year--but. but recently an unexpected vehicle has provided some good news for the Japanese carmaker. Minicars Car Sales

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV heads to Australia

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The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle is on the move. Mitsubishi will begin shipments of the vehicle in July. The company, along with its Australian distributor Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited, has been conducting electric vehicle promotional activities aimed [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Australia electric vehicles Hong Kong japan Mitsubishi i-MiEV Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle

How Mitsubishi cured me of my penchant for gas guzzling

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Mitsubishi The Green Piece Editor Pick October 14, 2014. The Green Piece Column. Although I write for this very green car website, I have a dirty secret: I love 4x4s. In an obtuse way, I like the idea of helming a huge mud-plugger as it smashes through forests and streams.


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.

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander: delayed for U.S. again, specs may change

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV—the plug-in hybrid version of the Outlander now on sale—has been promised for several years, and it’s already a sales success in Europe. Plug-In Hybrids PHEV Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In HybridAmericans who want an SUV combined with a plug-in hybrid powertrain have had a very long wait.

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Mitsubishi develops lighter power steering controller

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It is said to be the world’s smallest and lightest motor controller unit for electric power steering in cars – and it has been developed by Mitsubishi Electric Corporation. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi electric power steering light power steering Mitsubishi ElectricThe next generation unit combines the motor and controller into one unit while aligning them on the same axis and improving the internal structure of the [.].

Mitsubishi's Mini-Motor For Electric Cars Integrates.Well, A Lot

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That''s not to say electric vehicle packaging can''t be improved though, and Mitsubishi is aiming to do just that with its prototype electric Electric vehicles already offer car designers much greater freedom than internal combustion vehicles, eliminating the need to find space for the rigid shape of an engine, its transmission and its ancillaries.

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Mitsubishi electric cars to use Nissan-Renault platforms: report

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Now that it has officially taken control of Mitsubishi Motors, the Renault-Nissan Alliance is integrating the smaller automaker's green-car projects with its own. Renault-Nissan announced plans to acquire a 34-percent stake in Mitsubishi in May, shortly after the company admitted to cheating on fuel-economy tests for many years in its home country.

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid heads to Paris

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Mitsubishi will make its global debut of its Outlander plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the Paris Motor Show this month. Mitsubishi electric car Mitsubishi OutlanderThe Japanese carmaker claims it will be the first to produce a plug-in hybrid SUV when the model launches in its home country in early 2013, ahead of a launch in Europe and North America. The [.].

Sales of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV top 25K in UK, accounting for ~50% of all PHEVs there since 2010

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Sales of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have topped the 25,000 mark in the UK, accounting for approximately half of the total number of plug-in hybrids registered in the UK since the very first of such vehicles were registered in 2010. By the end of 2015 a total of 13 plug-in hybrid models had entered the market, bringing total segment registrations to 19,000 vehicles, yet despite the increased competition the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV continued to resonate with customers.

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Mitsubishi iMIEV completes trials ahead of UK launch

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Mitsubishi’s iMIEV electric vehicle has finished its road trials ready for its launch into the UK marketplace in January. He said: “The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is a [.]. Electric cars Latest news Green cars Mitsubishi Mitsubishi i-MiEV Mitsubishi iMiEV Quentin WilsonDuring the trials, the 93 mile range i-MiEV showed its capabilities of 81mph and the car was put through its paces by automotive expert and TV presenter Quentin Wilson.

Mitsubishi developing electric light truck

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Japanese manufacturing giant Mitsubishi is said to be working on its third electric vehicle – in the form of an electric light truck earmarked for a 2012 launch. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi electric light truck electric vehiclesAccording to reports in Japanese business daily The Nikkei, the new electric vehicle will be targeted at contractors, farmers and others that use light trucks for their [.].

Mitsubishi Electric develops intelligent power module

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Offering even higher reliability than industrial use modules, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a new intelligent power module and transfer moulded power module for electric and hybrid applications. Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Electric cars intelligent power module Mitsubishi Electric transfer moulded power module

Manufacturer Spotlight: Mitsubishi

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Where we stand: July 2010 Japanese manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has been in the news after striking a deal with Transport for London to bring four i-MiEV electric vehicles to the nation’s capital (see article). Tags: Mitsubishi achievements electric greenest i miev manufacturer spotlight

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Major Refinements Planned

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who wants to buy a Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossover has had to exercise incredible patience. Anyone in the U.S. The Outlander plug-in went on sale in Japan in 2013, but its U.S. launch has been delayed multiple times. In fact, U.S. buyers won''t even get a plug-in version of the Outlander that''s been on sale for more than two. Green Auto Show Crossovers Plug-In Hybrids SUVs

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Mitsubishi joins PSA and other French partners in second-life batteries demonstration

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) announced the launch of a joint demonstration project for utilizing used lithium-ion batteries from electric-powered vehicles.

Mitsubishi makes its floor mats green

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The commitment to the creation of green cars isn’t limited to reducing exhaust emissions – it also applies to the materials used within our cars, as emphasised by the latest development from Mitsubishi. Green cars Latest news bio-polyethylene fibre floor mats green floor mats Mitsubishi

Metro reader wins new Mitsubishi electric car

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One lucky Metro reader has collected her prize of a brand new Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car. Nicola Ahmed from Cheshire won the car after entering a competition run in conjunction with Metro newspaper, and was handed the keys to her new all-electric vehicle by Mitsubishi’s North West approved EV dealer, Manchester Mitsubishi. Mitsubishi Cheshire EV dealer i miev Metro