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    Official: Mitsubishi i-MiEV now priced ridiculously low at $22,995, before incentives
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    The Mitsubishi i-MiEV has long be the Spartan contender in the US plug-in vehicle scene. It's basic electric transportation with a low-ish price tag. If you don't want any frills with your zero-emission car, the i was the way to go. The i started its sales life in 2011 with a $27,990 price tag, ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi EMIRAI 2 EV concept coming to Tokyo
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    Mitsubishi Electric will bring its futuristic electric concept vehicle a little closer to the present with an updated version of its for-show-only EMIRAI model at the Tokyo Motor Show starting later this month, Electric Vehicle News says. On tap for the EMIRAI 2 are traction and acceleration ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi wants 20% of its new cars to be plug-ins by 2020
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    Consider plug-in vehicles the yin to Mitsubishi's SUV yang. The Japanese automaker this week put out its business plan for the three fiscal years ended 2016, and the two major components were SUVs and plug-in vehicles. Specifically, the company aims to have 20 percent of its new vehicles be ...

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    Official: Renault-Nissan, Mitsubishi JV will make global electric 'kei' car
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    The collaboration agreement announced this week by Renault-Nissan Alliance and Mitsubishi will include the co-development of an electric vehicle based on the tiny "kei car" compact platform. Details are vague, but the companies say the car will eventually be sold worldwide. Renault-Nissan and ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in starts sales in Europe
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    This week, Mitsubishi began European sales of its delayed Outlander Plug-in Hybrid SUV, and the Japanese automaker says it has received advance orders for 10,000 units since it started taking them across the Pond late last year, according to Hybrid Cars. The company is starting European sales of ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV could go on sale in US in fall 2014
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    Thanks to a production stoppage caused by battery issues and high demand from Japan and Europe, the US will just have to wait its turn to get the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. That's the news from Green Car Reports, which spoke to Bryan Arnett, senior manager of product strategy for Mitsubishi ...

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    Report: Faulty Mitsubishi plug-in batteries could cost company $30 million
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    The battery problems that plagued the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid and the i-MiEV electric vehicle now have a price tag. GS Yuasa, which runs the Lithium Energy Japan joint venture – the battery maker responsible for the packs in question – with Mitsubishi, set aside three ...

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    Official: Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi will collaborate on charging network in Japan
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    A rising tide and electric vehicles may make for a mixed metaphor, but four of Japan's largest automakers say they're going to work together to build out enough of a charging infrastructure to boost demand for plug-in vehicles in their home country. Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi will work ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi working on 500-horsepower hybrid Evo?
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    Until reality sets in, we'll settle for this report about Mitsubishi building what can only be described as one super plug-in hybrid. The Japanese automaker, per UK's Autocar, is working on a version of the Lancer Evolution that would take on the Nissan GT-R. Specifically, Autocar, citing what ...

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    Official: Plug In America declares 100,000th sold in US an i-MiEV in Alabama
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    In a booming auto market, where the US is on track to sell upwards of 15 million new cars this year, moving 100,000 over two-and-a-half years sure sounds like the proverbial drop in the bucket. But, when all of those 100,000 cars come with a plug, something that hasn't been commonly seen in a ...

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    Pikes Peak results show EV prowess in record-setting year
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    With a newly paved path up the mountain, it's no surprise the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb finished with some new records in the books. Overall winner Sébastien Loeb had an impressive record-setting time of 8:13.878, but the electric class didn't disappoint, either. After all, ...

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    Official: 50 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs coming to Bay Area fleets
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    "Do you know the way to San Jose?" Dionne Warwick famously crooned. Well Mitsubishi sure does. The Japanese automaker got some much-needed movement on sales of its all-electric i (known overseas as the i-MiEV) by cutting lease deal for 50 of the EVs for a quartet of San Francisco Bay Area city ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi recalls more than 4,300 plug-ins in Japan
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    It's official: Mitsubishi has recalled more than 4,300 plug-in vehicles, almost all of which are Outlander Plug-in Hybrids, because of battery issues, Automotive News says. Mitsubishi stopped production of the Outlander PHEV and the i-MiEV battery-electric in March because of a melted battery at ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi brings back $10,000 rebate on i-MiEV electric vehicle *UPDATE
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    With US monthly sale figures headed back towards the double-digit range, Mitsubishi is once again trying to goose sales of its i electric vehicle (also known as the i-MiEV) with some heavy-duty rebates. The Japanese automaker enacted a $10,000 rebate towards the end of last month and is ...

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    Mitsubishi will double Outlander PHEV production after finding fire cause
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    Mitsubishi is looking to make up for lost ground from some fire-related issues by doubling production of its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHEV) in Japan, Green Car Reports says. The Japanese automaker will ramp up to 4,000 Outlander PHEVs a month, up from the 2,000-unit target it set last ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi only sold 127 i electric cars in April despite $10,000 dealer incentive
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    It's a classic car dealer move: offer extra special deals as the monthly calendar winds down and, presto, you've boosted your sales totals. When it comes to the 2012 Mitsubishi i (the current model), something needed to be done, since Mitsubishi only sold 31 examples in March. Towards the end of ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi finds cause of plug-in battery problems, will recall and fix soon
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    Mitsubishi has found the cause of lithium-ion battery problems that caused the Japanese automaker to halt production on its Outlander Plug-in Hybrid in Japan last month. The batteries, which are made by Lithium Energy Japan, are short circuiting from a screening process that infected the ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi extends Outlander PHEV production halt
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    Mitsubishi continues to cool its heals because of one hot battery. Specifically, the Japanese automaker hasn't found a reason why the lithium-ion batteries in its Outlander plug-in hybrid-electric SUV are overheating and therefore will continue its production moratorium, Automotive News says. The ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi halts production of i-MiEV, Outlander PHEV after two plug-in car fires
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    Last week was a rough one for Mitsubishi and its efforts to broaden its appeal among potential plug-in vehicle buyers. Two fires caused the Japanese automaker to halt production of both the Outlander plug-in hybrid and a version of the all-electric i-MiEV. The two separate incidents – both ...

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    Report: Nissan, Mitsubishi tell NHTSA requiring electric vehicles to make noise will turn buyers away
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    Some automakers are saying that adding a fake engine noise – or some other warning sound – to plug-in vehicles would subtract that "cha-ching" sound from auto dealers cash registers. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and some automakers outside the group say a mandate for ...

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