134

Consumers who have an interest in pure electric cars are faced with two big bumps on the road to buying one. First, a limited selection—seven models, depending on region—and second, EVs are expensive. Unless you are a member of the “HENRY” club—High Earner Not Rich Yet—you can forget about purchasing a Tesla Model S ($57,400 […]

+ Read More
6

One day soon your electric car could be your backup house power as well as your means to getting to work – and if a research center called “M-tech Labo” just opened by Mitsubishi in Japan has anything to say about it, that’s exactly where things could be headed. Following lessons learned by its MiEV […]

+ Read More
0

This week the first shipment of 2012 Mitsubishi i electric demonstrator vehicles were received for East Coast dealerships at the Port of Baltimore and said to represent its the debut for “most of the eastern seaboard.” According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mitsu’s little EV returns 112 miles per gallon equivalent (energy usage), the […]

+ Read More
0

Although for the better part of a decade the Honda Civic Natural Gas was ranked the greenest car on the road by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), this year it was upstaged by a new contender, Mitsubishi’s all-electric i. On ACEEE’s 2012 Greenest Vehicle List, the Mitsubishi – still known in […]

+ Read More
0

Earlier this week we saw how a startup electric vehicle maker dropped out of business saying support for the market is weak, but don’t try telling that to Mitusubishi. The far-more deep pocketed company said it will push up plans for nationwide roll out for its four-door electric i from an originally planned December 2012 […]

+ Read More
0

This week Mitsubishi announced a few details about its limited-production U.S electric minicar due in November, including that it will be the lowest-price, highest-MPGe EV yet available. The “i” is what Mitsubishi is calling the $27,990 “wide body” version of its EV, and just 2,000 will be made available for the North American market. You […]

+ Read More
0

The 2008 New York Auto Show, opening this week, will mostly focus on model redesigns—while pushing hybrids and other fuel-sipping models to the margins. There’s one notable exception: the show will feature a number of electric vehicles, including the Nissan Denki Cube, Subaru R1e, and the Mitsubishi i-MiEV. In recent years, automakers have used major […]

+ Read More
0

Mitsubishi will show its ultra-compact i-minicar next week at the New York International Auto Show. The stylish little vehicle is a gas-powered version of the slightly-better-known i-MIEV electric car concept, which will also be on display at the show. Unlike the i-MIEV, the ‘i’ is a production model that has been selling in Japan since […]

+ Read More