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.
Despite the fact that the electric car market is still in its relative infancy, most experts – and a significant number of consumers – would agree that the world is ready for this most energy-efficient mode of transport. The coming decade will see major innovations from just about every major vehicle manufacturer. The Mitsubishi iMiEV … Mitsubishi iMiev Can Help Fleet Managers Go Electric
A minor, but important, problem with self-diagnostic sensors used by the SRS airbad system on some Mitsubishi i-MiEV models has let to a recall notice from Transport Canada. Shortly later, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the same recall. The recall only affects 49 vehicles in Canada, but it’s important because it can cause … Recall on Mitsubishi i-Miev(Canada) and Mitsubishi i (US)
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.
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle has been on sale in the UK for almost a full year, but only at select dealerships. On the heals of an announcement made last month by Renault touting how many dealerships had their new electric vehicles, Mitsubishi is starting a training program to get the Mitsubishi i-Miev into all … Mitsubishi readies all UK dealers for the Mitsubishi iMiEV
Mitsubishi is planning to move up the nationwide rollout of the Mitsubishi i-Miev electric car in response to better than expected interest. Mitsubishi dealers across the US are clamoring to get one of the electric iMievs into their show rooms.
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.
Mitsubishi mentioned earlier this year that it plans on having half of all of its vehicle sales be electric vehicles by the year 2020 – so it would make sense that Nissan plans on rolling out more electric vehicles.
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.
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.