All Mitsubishi i-MiEVs between 2010 and 2014 recalled for brake issues

The National Highway Safety and Transportation Authority has recalled all Mitsubishi cars from model years 2010 through 2014 due to a failure that can occur with the brake vacuum pump. The cars in the recall were built between September, 2009 and March 25, 2014. Mitsubishi will reprogram the software and/or replace the pump itself.

Mitsubishi iMiev in Canada named most fuel-efficient subcompact

It happened a while ago to the US version of the Mitsubishi i-Miev, called the Mitsubishi i in the US, and now it’s the Canadian i-Miev’s turn. The Government of Canada Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver recently announced the fuel-efficiency of new vehicles in 10 different classes of cars and trucks.

Indy 500 in a Mitsubishi i MiEV

In an attempt to show the viability of electric vehicles, 5 time Indy 500 competitor Roger Yasukawa took to the track at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A second Mitsubishi i was driven by Johnny Miller, and the course was completed in 12 hours.

First Mitsubishi iMiEV delivered in Canada

On December 22nd, the first day of winter, Mitsubishi Motors Canada handed over the keys to a Winnipeg man – the first Mitsubishi iMiEV to be delivered to a customer in Canada.

Main electric vehicle concern is range, and cold weather affects it

Market surveys and test have consistently shown that the main consumer concern about electric vehicles is their range. Since heat from electricity is fairly inefficient, warming an electric vehicle can greatly affect an electric vehicles range – that’s why Mitsubishi is running a large trial of the Mitsubishi i-Miev in snowy cold Eastern Canada.