Nissan has purchased a controlling interest in Mitsubishi Motors. The deal will likely save Mitsubishi from bankruptcy and give Nissan greater access to markets in Japan and southeast Asia.
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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is now the fourth best selling plug-in/electric car of all time, despite never hold a single copy in the United States. It is scheduled to go sale here in November – it the company is still in business by then.
Things are getting worse for Mitsubishi. The company now says it has been falsifying fuel economy tests since 1991. Its stock valuation has plunged 50% in one week. Some analysts question whether it can survive.
Mitsubishi admitted on Tuesday that fuel economy numbers for more than 600,000 Kei class cars built in the past 2 years were deliberately misstated.
In this 10th and nearly final article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — we get to an exciting topic — EV Revolution!! Revolution, baby! I’ve mentioned “EV revolution” a few times already in this report. What am I talking about? By “EV revolution,” I’m referring […]
In our 4th article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 — I’m jumping into which electric car models respondents were most likely to buy and most excited, as well as some implications regarding certain car companies. Without surprise, current EV ownership matched historical EV sales fairly well — 33.9% […]
The Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is set to hit a new sales record in Japan from the looks of it — with 2016’s cumulative sales set to eclipse 2015’s.
Mitsubishi is getting out of the sedan business in the US. That means its diminutive i-MiEV electric car will no longer be sold here. It will not be missed.
The MItsubishi Outlander PHEV will finally go on sale in the US in the middle of 2106 after a 4 year delay. The company plans new crossover and Sport models
Mitsubishi is targeting 6000 annual sales for the model year 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV when (if?) the car reaches American dealers in May, 2016.
Another all-electric concept car from Mitsubishi, but- as the 3rd EMIRAI xDAS concept- this one may be the closest yet to a new production EV.
Via EV Obsession: More than one million all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids have been sold worldwide to date, according to the most recent figures. Considering that the 500,000 threshold was just passed last July, that means that growth has really been picking up as of late — with a bit over 200,000 in sales between […]
Via EV Obsession: Well, let’s be honest, August was a lame sales month for electric car lovers. There are clear reasons for this. Historically, the two highest-selling electric cars in the US have been the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. The 2nd-generation Chevy Volt, much improved and even a little cheaper, is just hitting the […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. While the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) has been available on the European and Japanese markets for literally years now, the American release just seems to be getting pushed back indefinitely. On that note, recent reports have stated that the popular plug-in hybrid SUV won’t be available in American showrooms until […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. It’s no surprise to see that German car companies continue to top the electric car sales table in Germany, but after test driving the Audi A3 e-tron myself, I have to admit that I’m surprised to see it and its almost identical cousin, the Volkswagen Golf GTE, topping the tables. The […]
After nearly two weeks with the 2015 Mitsubishi iMiEV, I found a lot to like about the little car. That range anxiety, though …
Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, the Netherlands is certainly turning out to be one of the most interesting electric vehicle markets in the world. It is #2 in terms of electric cars’ percentage of total new car sales, but the cars leading the pack keep changing. The Dutch plug-in hybrid fetish is apparently as strong […]
After just a few days with the 2015 Mitsubishi iMiEV electric car, I have come to realize that range-anxiety is a very true and real thing.
Originally published on EV Obsession. Well, that was a crappy month… if you’re an electric car fan. Almost across the board, US electric car sales were down in July 2015 compared to July 2014. However, three models were up — the Tesla Model S ($75,000), the Mercedes B-Class Electric ($41,450), and the BMW i3 (42,400). […]
I wasn’t totally and completely sold on the Mitsubishi iMiEV going into our first date, but I really wanted to like the fun little car. Here’s how it went.