Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mitsubishi heads the wireless charge

Mitsubishi has teamed up with WiTricity and IHI Corporation for a research and development program to help make wireless charging a reality for electric vehicle owners – Mitsubishi’s interest in this of course would be making their Mitsubishi i-Miev vehicle … Continue reading

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Peugeot iOn gets Mitsubishi i-Miev internals

The Peugeot iOn started life as a Mitsubishi i city car, and now the gasoline engine has been replaced with the electric vehicle components from the Mitsubishi i-Miev.

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Mitsubishi and Nissan swap cars

Yesterday Mitsubishi and Nissan signed a deal that would see Mitsubishi getting Nissan’s Infiniti M and re-badging it for the Japanese market (but according to Mitsubishi, it’s not going overseas).

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Carbon Fiber roadster built with Mitsubishi i-Miev guts

Out of the U.K., design firm Gordon Murray design has paired with Japanese carbon fiber specialist Toray to build a lightweight, electric powered two-seater. It’s called the Teewave AR.1 and it uses an electric motor from the Mitsubishi i-Miev electric … Continue reading

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Toyota forgot about the Mitsubishi i-Miev

Toyota just announced their 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicle. The Prius Plug-in Hybrid offers seating for 5, and a manufacturer-estimated 87 MPGe (miles per gallon equivelant)┬áin combined driving and 49 MPG in hybrid mode. The Prius Plug-in Hybrid will … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi increases the MSRP on the U.S. version of the i-Miev

Due to ‘unforeseen’ market conditions, Mitsubishi Motors North America has made a price increase of $1135 to the 2012 Mitsubishi i Electric Vehicle. Some speculate that the price increase is due to the rise in metals used in making batteries, … Continue reading

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Electric Vehicles rolling out in Canada

GM’s Volt started arriving in select Canadian dealerships last week. A day later, Nissan Canada announced that it would be launching a national test drive tour for the Nissan Leaf. Both Nissan and Chevy are gearing up for full national … Continue reading

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Use the Mitsubishi i-Miev for camping

In the ever-tightening electric vehicle race, manufacturers need to make their electric car stand out above the competition. Since the Mitsubishi i-Miev will be available in North America any day now, Mitsubishi is going all out in an effort to … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi and Nissan to standardize adaptor

Nissan and Mitsubishi are planning on working to develop a standard system to allow consumers to use their electric vehicles to power appliances in their home. Following the March 11 earthquake in Japan, several hybrid Toyota vehicles were reportedly used … Continue reading

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