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Giant tech firms and global car companies are in an intense race to launch autonomous vehicles, but this week a three-year old startup beat all of them to the finish line. nuTonomy, a spin out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), introduced the world’s first self-driving taxis to the streets of Singapore, beating the […]

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An overview of troubled Japanese automaker Mitsubishi suggests crossovers with plug-in hybrid variants could bring it back from its fuel economy reporting scandal which broke in March. With the U.S. being its largest global market, Mitsubishi’s product lineup in this market may set the agenda overall for the Japanese automaker, according to the piece by […]

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Part of Mitsubishi’s broader plans to strengthen its tenuous foothold in the U.S. market will include new plug-in electrified crossovers beginning next year and through the decade’s end. The carmaker’s one U.S. plug-in is the i-MiEV pure EV, a converted Japanese kei car, vintage 2009, but that 62-mile-range city car loping along at less than […]

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Mitsubishi is introducing the 2016 version of its i-MiEV small electric vehicle to the U.S. market and specifications and pricing were disclosed yesterday. Yes, Mitsubishi has jumped a year in the distribution of the i-MiEV, going strait to offering 2016 models next month while the 2014 model is currently listed on its website as still […]

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In a move set to make the cost of running an electric vehicle (EV) even more affordable, British Gas has launched its first free nationwide charging package to include a home charge point and access to the nationwide POLAR public charging network. Thanks to the UK government’s subsidized funding scheme, British Gas said it is […]

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Following a meltdown and minor fire incidents in Japan-market Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrids equipped with a certain supplier’s batteries used also in i-MiEVs, and a production halt in April, Mitsubishi is recalling affected cars, including a few in the U.S. The recall of around 4,000 vehicles was anticipated in April after the source of the […]

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