Toyota’s Prius has become the go-to vehicle for people looking to save money at the gas pump. Sure, it looks like an alien science project gone wrong and its driving dynamics are less fun than a trip to the ER, but this car’s groundbreaking combination of high technology, phenomenal fuel economy and unimpeachable reliability have… Continue Reading...
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The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV will be the cheapest electric vehicle available on the market come 2014. Continue Reading...
With electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles getting their prices slashed this year, it’s no surprise that residual values are also being cut. Continue Reading...
When it comes to popular electric vehicles in America, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV isn’t exactly one of them, with overall weak sales since its debut. Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi has officially announced a recall for its i-MiEV and plug-in hybrid Outlander SUV in Japan where the majority of those vehicles have been sold so far. A recall in the U.S. may follow. Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi will continue its production and shipment stoppage of its Outlander plug-in hybrid variant since the automaker still hasn’t found a cause for an overheating lithium-ion battery in one of the vehicles. Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi has halted production on its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle and i electric car models after a lithium-ion battery melted at a dealership and another caught fire in an assembly plant. Continue Reading...
After checking out the top 10 best selling vehicles of last year, it’s now time to take a look at the worst performers on dealerships lots. It isn’t a huge surprise to see the Volvo C30 on the list at 10th place, considering the Swedish automaker decided to give the vehicle the axe at the… Continue Reading...
49 Mitsubishi i-MiEV’s are being recalled, so far only in Canada, for faulty airbag technology. Continue Reading...
Electric car manufacturer Tesla began delivery of its new Model S sedan today, marking the brand’s first move from niche to more mainstream vehicles. Continue Reading...
Electric car manufacturer Tesla will officially launch its Model S sedan this Friday, but the EPA efficiency estimates for the version bearing the biggest-available 85 kilowatt-hour battery are out. Continue Reading...
Ford recently announced the EPA fuel efficiency rating for its electric Focus model. Since it doesn’t burn any gasoline, the number isn’t in miles per gallon (MPG), but was given as miles per gallon gasoline equivalent, or MPGe. A new term to the automotive lexicon, it’s worth exploring exactly what MPGe means and how an… Continue Reading...
Japanese automaker Mitsubishi will be releasing its i-MiEV Power Box on April 27th in their home country for around $1,785 (149,800¥). The i-MiEV Power Box is basically a vehicle-to-grid system that will allow the owners of an i-MiEV and the MINICAB MiEV to use their EV to power an outside device like a phone charger… Continue Reading...
One special Mitsubishi i-MiEV city electric car gets pumped up with performance enhancers as the Japanese automaker prepares to enter an all-electric race car into the 2012 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Details are limited for now, but Mitsubishi says the new i-MiEV hill climb prototype will be based upon many of the same production… Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi has achieved decent amounts of success with the i-MiEV electric car in its home land, and also in Europe, where this model is also sold badged as a Peugeot iOn. Next month, the i-MiEV will be going on sale in America (called simply the “i” in our market), which will no doubt increase sales… Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi Motors Corp. has a goal – it wants to sell 2,000 units of its new i electric car in North America by April. Mitsubishi’s goal is pretty ambitious, considering that the i arrives at North American retailers in November and it’s only pre-sold about 350 to date. According to Yoshikazu Nakamura, senior executive officer… Continue Reading...
With the recent launch of the U.S.-spec i-MiEV electric car at the LA Auto Show, Mitsubishi has announced a plan to help bring the company back to its former self. In 2002 the Japanese automaker sold 345,111 vehicles and operated 637 retail outlets in the United States. Currently, there are just 401 dealerships and the… Continue Reading...
Citing the company’s long history of affordable compact cars that are environmentally sustainable, Mitsubishi today launched the U.S.-spec version of the electric i-MiEV at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. With some 4,000 i-MiEV models already on the road in different parts of the world, the car is now somewhat familiar, but the U.S. version… Continue Reading...
If you though Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV electric city car was both silly looking and impractical, perhaps the i-MiEV Cargo is more up your alley? Or perhaps not. With significantly more usable space, along with an even more ridiculous shape, the Cargo model is a concept that Mitsubishi is exploring for eventual production. The i-MiEV on which… Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi has just revealed the production model of its i-MiEV electric car in Japan and it plans to have models on the road by July. Initial sales of 1,400 vehicles will be to government entities with public sales starting in April of 2010. As a full-electric vehicle the i-MiEV creates zero emissions and is powered… Continue Reading...
Oddly, it seems as though Saturn is far more interesting and far more loved as the up-for auction arm of a doomed for bankruptcy company than it ever was as regular old car brand. To date the Penske Automotive Group, automaker Nissan/Renault and investment firm Telesto Ventures have all been cited as potential buyers. Now… Continue Reading...
Mitsubishi plans to continue to promote its i MiEV electric vehicle by launching a more performance-oriented version of the micro-car at the Geneva Auto show this March. Called the i MiEV Sport Air, this concept car is an effort by Mitsubishi to explore the fun side of green motoring. The iMiEV Sport Air will feature… Continue Reading...
As Mitsubishi used the LA Auto Show to showcase its i MiEV electric car, several models were sent out onto the roads of California for real-world testing. Based on a gasoline-powered version of the same car that Mitsubishi currently sells in Japan, the i MiEV uses a 330-volt lithium-ion battery to power a magnet electric… Continue Reading...