Browsing the "Mitsubishi i-MiEV" Tag

Electric Car Conversions Gain Popularity In Australia

August 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While many areas of America aren’t suited to the limited range and lack of charging infrastructure, it is nothing in comparison to Australia’s outback, where there could be hundreds of miles between filling stations. But even in Australia, DIYers and small shops are converting old cars into short-range EVs as petrol prices continue to rise

Next Mitsubishi Evo Could Be A 500 Horsepower Hybrid

July 24th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While some famous Mitsubishi names like Eclipse and Galant have been retired in recent years, the Lancer Evolution still commands respect in performance car circles. A 500 horsepower plug-in diesel hybrid Evo is said to be one possibility going forward, and such a car would shine the limelight on Mitsubishi once again

Mitsubishi Returning To Pikes Peak With Two EV Racers

May 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It has been a rough few years for Japanese automaker Mitsubishi, especially in regards to their cheap electric vehicle, the i-MiEV. But Mitsubishi hasn’t given up yet, and they are determined to prove how awesome EVs can be, which is why they’re returning to Pikes Peak with two dedicated electric race cars to challenge Toyota for racing supremacy

Mitsubishi To Debut Plug-In Hybrid Diesel Pickup At Geneva

February 14th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

As of right now, the most fuel efficient pickup in America is the V6-powered Ram 1500, and the only hybrid pickup is the 2013 Chevy Silverado, which has a $40,000 price tag. So it’s safe to say the market for fuel efficient trucks is definitely wide open. So why Mitsubishi chose Geneva as the place to debut a hybrid-diesel pickup concept, we don’t know, but it sounds like the truck that America desperately needs

Mitsubishi i EV Lease Offered For Just $69 A Month

January 23rd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

It has become readily apparent to automakers that consumers aren’t willing to pay much of a premium for pure electric vehicles. This has led to cost-cutting across the board, though an Illinois Mitsubishi dealer has undercut everybody with a $69-per-month lease deal on the Mitsubishi i electric vehicle. How is that even possible

Two Teams Complete Round-The-World EV Journey Days Apart

September 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

If you’re a regular reader here, you know that I’ve been following the progress of two teams of round-the-world trippers trying to circumnavigate the globe in electric cars. Well I am happy to report that despite some setbacks, both teams have completed their journeys, just says apart. But who won this first-of-its-kind race? Read on to find out

Mitsubishi i EV: The One Sentence Review

September 4th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Though I often write about electric vehicles, my opportunities to drive them have mostly been limited to car shows and special events. That all changed a couple of weeks ago when I was given three full days to test out Mitsubishi’s entry into the EV market. Known around the world as the i-Miev, here in America it will be called simply the “Mitsubishi i,” and it currently represents the most affordable EV on the market that isn’t a go kart. But only just. Read on for the rest of my “one-sentence” review

Nissan and Mitsubishi To Standardize EV-to-Home Plug-In Equipment

August 16th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

We’ve heard about the Leaf acting as – and I quote – a “giant battery on wheels” which can power an actual house for two days. But it’s not only Leaf owners who can use their EV as a back-up power supply; Mitsubishi has been selling the same type of equipment since last month, for the i-MiEV. As might be expected, neither system is compatible with the other

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