Mitsubishi will stop i-Miev in US, and Outlander is coming soon…

Mitsubishi Motors North America has confirmed the lowest-range electric car will depart the USA. It was on sale before the Nissan LEAF arrived in 2010, and was launched in the USA in 2012, but it never caught on. The small Japanese KEI style car only ever sold around 2500 units in North America (it did… Continue reading Mitsubishi will stop i-Miev in US, and Outlander is coming soon…

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2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV headed to North America next month!

Remember when Mitsubishi announced there would be no 2015 i-MiEV? And how the 2014 model years are getting harder and harder to find (only 195 were sold in all of 2014) Fresh from Mitsubishi (via InsideEVs), is news that the 2016 i-MiEV will be headed to Mitsubishi dealerships as soon as March 2015! “…the 2016… Continue reading 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV headed to North America next month!

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Mitsubishi invest $44 million to expand production, lower costs of PHEV assembly

Mitsubishi is busy renovating their Okazaki, Japan factory in order to reduce production costs and increase production output of its vehicles. The renovations aim to cut the cost of body assembly 30 percent, while boosting the capacity there to 230,000 vehicles annually – that’s a 10 percent increase. Of course, not all of those vehicles… Continue reading Mitsubishi invest $44 million to expand production, lower costs of PHEV assembly

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV price lowered substantially for 2014

Last month it was announced that the i-MiEV would be returning to the US after a year hiatus. Now, Mitsubishi has announced pricing for the 2015 model. When the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle first went on sale in 2011, it was priced at $27,990, and then shortly later it was increased to $29,125. During the… Continue reading Mitsubishi i-MiEV price lowered substantially for 2014

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Mitsubishi i-Miev sales will continue in the US

Over the past year, the nation-wide supply of i-MiEVs has been dwindling. There’s somewhere around 100 of the little electric vehicles left in the country. On top of that, there was no 2013 model introduced, and Mitsubishi recently heavily discounted the 2012 i-Mievs. Many were beginning to speculate Mitsubishi would be halting production of the… Continue reading Mitsubishi i-Miev sales will continue in the US

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50 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs purchased for municipal fleets in California

4 municipalities in California have announced the purchased of 50 i-MiEV electric vehicles for use in their fleets. Los Gatos will get 5 i-Mievs, Sane Jose will get 38 i-Mievs, and Mill Valley and Campbell will get the other 7. The electric vehicles will be used by city officials in the day-to-day operations. Los Gatos… Continue reading 50 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs purchased for municipal fleets in California

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Mitsubishi’s all electric vehicle sales in Japan fall, Outlander PHEV sales rise

Over the last 2 months, sales in Japan of Mitsubishi’s pure electric vehicles have fallen to just 116 vehicles in May. Mitsubishi sold 62 passenger i-MiEV vehicles, 47 Minicab-MiEVs and 7 Truck Minicab MiEVs. Last year in 2012, Mitsubishi was selling on average 400 pure electric vehicles per month. The rebadged/cloned i-MiEVs in Europe, that… Continue reading Mitsubishi’s all electric vehicle sales in Japan fall, Outlander PHEV sales rise

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Mitsubishi announces recall of i-Miev and Outlander PHEV in Japan

Following the discovery of the Outlander PHEV battery fire issue back in April, Mitsubishi has now officially announced a recall of the i-MiEV and Outlander PHEV in Japan. A small number of affected i-MiEVs were sold in Europe and the United States.”We are preparing appropriate measures for markets outside Japan, but this is not the… Continue reading Mitsubishi announces recall of i-Miev and Outlander PHEV in Japan

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Mitsubishi brings back $10,000 rebate on i-MiEV

Mitsubishi is once again trying to boost sales of its Mitsubishi i electric vehicle with big rebates. Last month Mitsubishi enacted a $10,000 rebate and has decided to bring the offer back until the end of July. If dealers are willing to play (by offering the Mitsubishi i for the MSRP), that means the price… Continue reading Mitsubishi brings back $10,000 rebate on i-MiEV

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Mitsubishi unveils concept CA-MiEV at Geneva Motor Show

The newest electric vehicle concept by Mitsubishi is the CA-MiEV electric vehicle. For years the i-MiEV has been a regular attendee at Mitsubishi’s auto show booths around the world, and today Mitsubishi has finally unveiled a new version of the i-MiEV electric vehicle. The official range of the current Mitsubishi i-Miev (known as the Mitsubishi… Continue reading Mitsubishi unveils concept CA-MiEV at Geneva Motor Show

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Mitsubishi will debut 2 plug-in concepts in Geneva

Mitsubishi has announced that next month at the Geneva Motor Show they will debut two brand new concept vehicles indicating where they thing the future of plug-in electric vehicles is going. Adding to the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV that is already on sale in Japan, Mitsubishi says the GR-HEV concept would be an ideal addition to… Continue reading Mitsubishi will debut 2 plug-in concepts in Geneva

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Mitsubishi i-Miev recall because of braking issue

Mitsubishi is recalling 14,700 i-MiEV, iOn and C-Zero electric vehicles because of braking issues. The vehicles affected by the recall include 12,300 i-MiEVs and 2,400 Minicab-MiEVs. 9000 of the vehicles are in Europe and some were sold under the Peugeot iOn and Citroen C-Zero models. Reuters was not clear is any of the US version… Continue reading Mitsubishi i-Miev recall because of braking issue

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Mitsubishi i electric vehicle partnered with USC to test smart grid usage

Mitsubishi partners with USC to test 12 i Electric Vehicles on smart grid

Mitsubishi announced that it will support a smart grid demo project at the University of Southern California by providing the school with 12 Mitsubishi i MiEV electric vehicles. The i-Miev electric vehicles will be used on campus and around the LA Basin as part of a 2 year study. Named the Smart Grid Living Laboratory… Continue reading Mitsubishi partners with USC to test 12 i Electric Vehicles on smart grid

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Some dealers discount Mitsubishi i Electric Car to match Smart Electric Drive prices

The Mitsubishi i used to be the cheapest electric vehicle for sale in the U.S. until Smart announced it’s 3rd generation Electric Drive would retail from $25,570. Beating the Mitsubishi i-MiEV by almost $4000, it will be sure to disrupt sales numbers when it comes to market later this year. This has Mitsubishi i dealers… Continue reading Some dealers discount Mitsubishi i Electric Car to match Smart Electric Drive prices

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Discovery channel to run ‘Birth of a Mitsubishi i-MiEV’

On August 4th, The Discovery Channel will run an episode titled ‘Birth of a Mitsubishi i-MiEV’. The show will run in Canada, with no word if or when it will show in the U.S. The episode airs August 4 at 7pm Eastern, 4pm Pacific. U.S. i-MiEV fans should probably keep their eyes on the listings,… Continue reading Discovery channel to run ‘Birth of a Mitsubishi i-MiEV’

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Real world range of Mitsubishi i is 59 miles, according to Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports isn’t happy with the Mitsubishi i and a recent article titled ‘With the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car, range anxiety is included’ paints a sad picture. Consumer Reports comments that the Nissan Leaf is a much better electric vehicle than the Mitsubishi i Miev, stating the i-MiEV is ‘crude and uncomfortable just as a… Continue reading Real world range of Mitsubishi i is 59 miles, according to Consumer Reports

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