Mitsubishi i MiEV Gets Tested in Chicago

Important Media contributor Charis Michelsen has been given a Mitsubishi MiEV to try out on the mean streets of Chicago, and she’s been putting the little plug-in commuter to the test as a “real world” vehicle. 60-mile round trips in city traffic? Done. Adapting to EV life in an apartment community withOUT specialized EV parking? Done. Loving the little Japanese EV? You’ll have to read her report, reprinted from PlanetSave, below.

Enjoy!



Liveblogging the Practical Aspects of a Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Day Two (via Planetsave)

Hi, I’m Charis. Remember me from yesterday? I write about cars (among other important things). For one whole week, I have a Mitsubishi i-MiEV parked in front of my apartment, courtesy of STI, Inc., and I get to play. You get to come along for the ride.  I apparently have more to say than will…



Jo Borrás

I've been in the auto industry 1997, and write for a number of blogs in the IM network. You can also find me on Twitter, at my Volvo fansite, out on two wheels, or chasing my kids around Oak Park, IL.