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Bolstered by a surge in SUV, pickup, and other mainstream vehicle sales, General Motors’ July sales overall were the highest they’ve been since 2007 – up 9 percent year-over-year, and the Chevy Volt was up 13 percent with 2,020 deliveries. The Volt sold relatively well considering its record, but GM is focused more on the […]

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In September we reported Mitsubishi’s Outlander Plug-In Hybrid was delayed by battery supply limitations, and this week the company reports it still is, but is attempting to get free as it attempts to revive its brand. The Outlander PHEV is one of a few cars considered pivotal to a multi-year expansion plan that includes plug-in […]

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After a couple more potential battery short-circuit incidents with its Outlander plug-in hybrid, Mitsubishi is extending its hold back of further shipments. As we previously reported, the company chronicled a couple meltdowns, one resulting in a minor fire. It has not been shipping them since late March. Presently the vehicles are distributed only in Japan […]

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Following the meltdown of two lithium-ion battery packs in Japan – one at a dealer, the other at an assembly plant – Mitsubishi has halted Japanese production and sales of its Outlander plug-in hybrid. The decision affects only Japan at this stage, as the company tries to determine whether a fault could affect the i-MiEV […]

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