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Nissan, Mitsubishi unveil jointly developed new all-electric mini-vehicles in Japan

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Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors unveiled their first jointly developed light electric vehicles (EVs)—the Sakura and the eK X EV (pronounced “eK cross EV”), —in Japan. The line-off ceremony took place at the Mitsubishi Motors’ Mizushima Plant in Kurashiki City, Okayama Pref., Japan, where the vehicle is produced.

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Mitsubishi to produce Minicab-MiEV in Indonesia in 2024; first local production of the vehicle outside Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors will begin production of the Minicab-MiEV, a onebox kei–car-class commercial electric vehicle (EV), at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (MMKI), MMC’s factory in Indonesia. MMKI has a production capacity of 220,000 vehicles per year, and currently produces the Pajero Sport, Xpander, and Xpander Cross.

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Mitsubishi plans EVs, plug-in hybrids in expanded US lineup

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Mitsubishi plans to update its U.S. lineup with new hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and EVs over the next few years. The automaker on Thursday unveiled a new business plan called "Momentum 2030" which includes plans for one new or refreshed model to be introduced between 2026 and the end of the decade, nearly doubling the automaker's U.S.

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Next pickup for Nissan and Mitsubishi may get PHEV, EV versions

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The next-generation Nissan Frontier midsize pickup truck may get EV and plug-in hybrid variants, the latter using Mitsubishi tech, Automotive News reports. Nissan and Mitsubishi have been corporate allies since 2016, and the current-generation Nissan Rogue and Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers use a common platform.

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Mitsubishi Fuso partnering with Ample for battery swapping for electric trucks

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US-based battery swapping company Ample ( earlier post ) is partnering with Mitsubishi Fuso to deliver Mitsubishi Fuso electric trucks powered by Ample’s Modular Battery Swapping technology. The initial deployment will leverage Mitsubishi Fuso’s latest all-electric FUSO eCanter starting this winter in Japan.

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New Mitsubishi Triton to use newly developed ladder frame, chassis and diesel engine

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Mitsubishi Motors will use a newly developed ladder frame, chassis and clean diesel engine in the all-new Triton one-ton pickup truck. —Yoshiki Masuda, chief product specialist, Mitsubishi Motors The launch of the all-new Triton (sold as the L200 in some markets) is scheduled for 26 July in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Mitsubishi Electric introduces MEMS LiDAR solution for autonomous vehicles

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a compact light-detection and ranging (LiDAR) solution incorporating a micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) that achieves an extra-wide horizontal scanning angle to accurately detect the shapes and distances of objects ahead in autonomous driving systems. Vertical movement is currently ±3.4