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Mitsubishi has improved the performance and the technology of its electric-powered Pikes Peak-bound hill-climb EV race car. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announced today it will compete in the Electric Modified Division of the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) with a pair of MiEV Evolution III 100 percent electric-powered purpose-built race cars. […]

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If you’re in the market for a new car, could an all-electric model possibly fit the bill? Given yet-modest EV sales in America, undoubtedly many people would answer “no,” or they lack sufficient information to say “yes.” Last month, a national survey by the Union of Concerned Scientists found 25 percent of American households could […]

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. announced the 2014 edition of its Mitsubishi i-MiEV receives an expanded standard equipment package and a price reduction of $6,130 compared to the previous 2012 model year vehicle. The 2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV ES model including a CHAdeMO DC quick charge port, battery warming system and heated side view mirrors now […]

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A new world record has been set by the Electric Vehicle Union (EVU) and Norwegian EV Association in Norway as 260-and-a-half electric vehicles (EVs) were united to drive together outside of Norway’s capital city, Oslo. Wait, 260-and-a-half? Yes, thanks to Nissan’s Half Leaf, a drivable half-cut Leaf opened-up to showcase the electric car’s drivetrain. Starting […]

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The advent of the electric car is upon us, but despite implications to the contrary, don’t look to Uncle Sam to be as much of a direct driver of this anticipated paradigm shift as some may have previously supposed. In other quarters, there has been much talk of automakers needing to develop electrified cars to […]

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Launched in Japan in 2009, Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV was the first of the new all-electric vehicles on the market. The subcompact city car was introduced in Europe, Asia and Australia in 2010, the U.S. and Canada in December 2011 and was made available in all 50 American states by June 2012. Counting i-MiEVs in South America […]

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If you’re a consumer that’s committed to the idea of having an all-electric car, but have held back on the purchase because of comparatively high prices for EVs, now might be the time to consider taking the EV plunge. While not widely advertised, at least not yet, Ford is offering a substantial discount, to the […]

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Mitsubishi Motors announced yesterday that it is recalling 14,700 of its i-MiEV electric powertrain cars due to a problem with the car’s brakes. According to Reuters the automaker says it will recall 3,400 of the i-MiEV car, and 2,400 MINICAB-MiEV vehicles in Japan, with 8,900 i-MiEV cars recalled in Europe. Some variants of the all-electric […]

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A Mitsubishi auto dealer in Illinois is offering a $69 per-month for 24 months lease on a new i-MiEV electric car from Mitsubishi. That’s a good deal even by traditional gas-engine car lease standards. AutoblogGreen reports that one of its readers discovered the deal at O’Brien Mitsubishi in Normal, Ill. The Mitsu dealer is giving […]

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