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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Thu May 12, 2016 8:55 am

I would expect the deal to close and be approved by regulators, etc. Then the impact on the iMiev product line will eventually be shown. However, I don't expect any change on our warranties or service and would be quite surprised if something negative was announced as to existing owners.
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Thu May 12, 2016 6:45 pm

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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Thu May 12, 2016 8:08 pm

Fuel Economy fudging does not affect US cars:

http://media.mitsubishicars.com/release ... gularities

Also, Nissan-Mitsubishi news replicated on Mitsubishi's site:

http://media.mitsubishicars.com/release ... illion-yen
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Wed May 18, 2016 8:40 am

Mitsubishi President resigns over fuel issues: http://www.wsj.com/articles/mitsubishi- ... business_f
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Wed May 18, 2016 8:55 am

“I must step down so that a fundamental reform can take place in the vehicle development department,” said Mitsubishi’s Mr. Aikawa, who formerly led that division.


Will that be good or bad for BEVs?

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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Wed May 18, 2016 9:33 am

As long as the engineering done on them doesn't change, it may be an improvement. But, if Mitsubishi's engineering team starts following Nissan's standards, it may be a detriment. Yes, the LEAF has better range and faster charging, but the i-MiEV is more robust.
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Mon Jun 20, 2016 4:34 pm

Appointment of independent member on fuel investigation committee: http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/publis ... lg603.html
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Wed Aug 03, 2016 10:50 am

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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:34 pm

Raided? http://www.popularmechanics.com/cars/a2 ... itsubishi/

An electric car range for a charge overstated?

Is that us?
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Re: New Sins and Old Sins...Mitsu Fuel Economy

Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:48 pm

Appears that i-Miev mileage was overstated: http://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transpo ... ectric-car

Not exactly sure what that means, miles per gallon, range?

Will we all get a rebate? Recall?
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