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 Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: May Availability In Early Markets

Green Car Reports

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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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. 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 Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Quick Drive

Green Car Reports

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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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 Outlander PHEV is the UK's best-selling plug-in hybrid

Green Cars News

Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV has become Britain’s most popular plug-in hybrid vehicle, just four months after going on sale. Mitsubishi Editor Pick

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Mitsubishi electric cars to use Nissan-Renault platforms: report

Green Car Reports

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.

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Mitsubishi expands sales of i-MiEV

Green Cars News

The electrification of the automobile is truly a worldwide phenomenon and now Mitsubishi is expanding sales of the i-MiEV into yet another country. Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mitsubishi Costa Rica electric vehicles Mitsubishi i-MiEV Mitsubishi i-MiEV Costa RicaThis time it is the Republic of Costa Rica which will welcome the vehicle, predominantly to fleet customers including government affiliates and electric companies.

First drive: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 2014

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Mitsubishi says its new Outlander plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV for short) is without any rivals. Mitsubishi Road Tests Editor Pick Normally, that kind of statement from a car manufacturer is more hype that reality, but in the case of the hybrid Outlander, it''s true.

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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

Mitsubishi reveals details of three hybrid cars

Green Cars News

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

Green Cars News

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


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

Green Car Reports

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 i-MiEV enjoys new order record

Green Cars News

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

Green Cars News

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

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Major Refinements Planned

Green Car Reports

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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Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

Green Car Reports

The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Despite a battery capacity increase in 2016 and a quarter of a million in sales since its 2010 launch, the Leaf has been in dire need of a proper trip back to the drawing board. Especially in recent. Renault Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault-Nissan

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2017 Mitsubishi Mirage preview

Green Car Reports

The Mitsubishi Mirage has been an unexpected sales success for its Japanese maker. After a one-year hiatus, the Mirage returns for the 2017 model year with updates that Mitsubishi hopes will continue that streak. Its sales have remained strong even as those of other subcompacts and minicars declined in the face of low gas prices. DON'T MISS: 2017. minicar subcompact Fuel Economy

Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid tops UK electric car sales

Green Cars News

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

Green Cars News

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

Green Cars News

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

Green Cars News

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 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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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

Green Cars News

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

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Euro NCAP tests BMW i3 and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV safety

Green Cars News

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: Van Model For Europe, But Still A Year Away For U.S.

Green Car Reports

American buyers are still enduring what seems like an interminable wait for the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Over in Europe however the plug-in crossover has been on sale for a few months now--and Mitsubishi is adding another variant to the range. Unusually, reports Motoring Research, it''s a van--though not in the traditional sense of a

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Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Plug-In Hybrid Previewed By XR-PHEV II Concept In Geneva

Green Car Reports

buyers may still be waiting for the much-delayed Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, but its maker is already planning a second production plug-in SUV. Debuting at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II is a compact crossover utility vehicle that likely previews a plug-in hybrid version of the next Outlander Sport

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How Mitsubishi cured me of my penchant for gas guzzling

Green Cars News

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.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV heads to Australia

Green Cars News

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

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

Green Car Reports

Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept is a large and fairly luxurious plug-in hybrid utility vehicle. As with other recent concept from the Japanese automaker, though, it is unclear whether this one will translate into a future production model. Paris Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

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Mitsubishi develops lighter power steering controller

Green Cars News

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 [.].

With Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan is world's largest maker of all-electric cars

Green Car Reports

The controlling interest in carmaker Mitsubishi it acquired last year has helped the Renault-Nissan Alliance to solidify its position as the global leader in sales of battery-electric cars. The Nissan Leaf is the best-selling all-electric car in history, while the Renault Zoe has achieved consistent strong sales in Europe. At the same time. Renault sales New car sales plug-in cars Renault-Nissan

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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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Strong-Selling 40-MPG Mitsubishi Mirage To Get Sedan Model

Green Car Reports

The Mitsubishi Mirage minicar has been an unexpected sales success for the Japanese carmaker, which has struggled in the U.S. Now, Mitsubishi is looking to keep the streak growing by adding a new Mirage variant to the lineup. market. While sales of other subcompact cars have declined in the face of low gas prices, the Mirage has held steady. DON'T. minicar subcompact

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Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid heads to Paris

Green Cars News

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 [.].