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    Report: Iran now has its first-ever electric vehicle

    Soon after eliminating tariffs on the import of and electric vehicles and many hybrids, Iran has reportedly imported its first electric car to the country. According to Homayoun Haeri, managing director of Iran Power Generation Transmission & Distribution Management Company, the unspecified ...

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    Official: With just 75 i-MiEVs sold this year, Mitsubishi introduces 2014 model
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    Late last year, Mitsubishi said the Mitsubishi i-MiEV would get a solid price drop down to $22,995 (before destination and fees). Along with the lower digits, the car is getting a bit of a content bump to make the cheapest EV in the US an even better deal. After skipping the 2013 model year, new ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi shows off MiEV Evolution III for Pikes Peak

    In May 2012, Mistubishi unveiled a completely unexpected version of the i-MiEV electric jellybean to challenge the climb up Pikes Peak, the MiEV Evolution. In 2013, the company unleashed the MiEV Evolution II. For 2014, well, you can probably guess. Say hello to the MiEV Evolution III. The ...

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    Pikes Peak results show EV prowess in record-setting year

    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

    "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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    Official: Mitsubishi "temporarily suspends" making electric Peugeot Ion, Citroen C-Zero

    Despite some popular deals available for limited times and long-distance adventures, the Citroen C-Zero and Peugeot Ion were never big sellers. Now, Mitsubishi has decided that it's not worth it to build the electric vehicles for PSA any more. Automotive News reports that overall slow sales of ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi i-MiEV recalled in Canada for air bag safety issue *UPDATE (now in U.S., too)

    A minor but important problem with the sensors in the self-diagnostic software used by the Safety Restraint System (SRS) system in some Mitsubishi i-MiEV models in Canada has led to a recall notice from Transport Canada. The recall only affects 49 vehicles and is important because the ...

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    Review: Reevaluating the Mitsubishi i-MiEV in context, at home

    An affordable, semi-practical, entry-level EV I've driven a fair number of electrics over the last couple decades, beginning with General Motors' bullet-shaped 1991 Impact concept car and continuing through a progression of Geo Storm-based mules, prototype and production EV1s with both lead-acid ...

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    Official: Mitsubishi bumps up nationwide release of its i electric vehicle

    Mitsubishi has officially confirmed that its i electric vehicle will be for sale nationwide by summer 2012 and will be available for test drives across the country in March, as the Japanese automaker looks to bump up the car's nationwide debut in response to better-than-expected consumer ...

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    Mitsubishi begins deliveries of 500-unit i-MiEV order in Estonia

    Even though the Mitsubishi i hasn't gone on sale in the U.S., the bubbly little electric car has been selling for years in Japan and is already on sale in Europe (where it is a different vehicle known as the i-MiEV). In fact, Mitsubishi recently began deliveries of its largest order yet: 507 ...

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    Report: Plug-in vehicles not selling well in the UK

    Despite the UK's £5,000 plug-in vehicle rebate ($7,904 U.S. at today's exchange rate), 2011 will not be the year "the electric car took off," according to The Guardian. Recently released data shows that sales of plug-in vehicles in the UK have stalled, with only 106 electric vehicles sold ...

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    MItsubishi, WiTricity ink wireless charging deal

    Mitsubishi Motors has teamed with Boston-based WiTricity and Japan's IHI Corporation to research and develop a program designed to make wireless charging a reality for plug-in vehicle owners. It's hoped that the collaboration will advance the development of a real-world wireless charging ...

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    Report: Estonian government offiicials not exactly gung-ho over Mitsubishi i-MiEV

    The Republic of Estonia kicked off its drive to lead the world in plug-in vehicles (on a per capita basis, anyway) by inking a deal that had Mitsubishi ship 507 i-MiEVs over to the northern European state in exchange for ten million CO2 credits. In addition, Estonia would install approximately 50 ...

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    Mitsubishi signs electric vehicle MOU with region in Russia

    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, along with Rolf Import, MMC's exclusive Russian distributor, and the Government of Russia's Kaluga Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that calls for the three parties to collaborate on several projects aimed at improving the natural environment of the ...

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    Report: Nissan, Mitsubishi working together on electric vehicle-to-home standards

    Following the quake in Japan, Nissan announced that its goal is not "becoming a [zero-emissions] car provider, but a creator of ZE society by taking a comprehensive ZE approach." To that end, Nissan unveiled its Leaf-to-home electricity system. And it's not stopping there. Teaming up with ...

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    Enterprise both gung-ho and hesitant about electric vehicles

    Enterprise-Rent-a-Car claims that it's the first rental agency in the U.S. to offer the Chevrolet Volt and that is has already introduced electric vehicles in Southern California, Texas, Tennessee, Hawaii, New York, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle. Just last month, Enterprise launched a ...

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    X-ray image of the Mitsubishi i-MiEV reveals...

    Ever wonder what an X-ray image of an electric vehicle would reveal? No? Well, that's okay, 'cause, honestly, neither have we. Mitsubishi must think we're dying to know what such an image would expose, though and, to that end, released an X-ray scan of its battery-powered i-MiEV. Frankly, ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi expects to profit on sales of plug-in vehicles in 2 years

    How much money can you make selling a $20,000 electric car? Mitsubishi Motors thinks you can make plenty and, according to Japan's Nikkei business daily, expects its plug-in vehicles to turn a profit in two years. In the U.S., the company's i EV will cost $27,990 (or just $20,490 after the ...

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    Real-world results from CABLED electric vehicle trial; 81% battery is important threshold

    Having collated and analyzed 12 months of data from electric vehicle drivers, CABLED – the UK's long-term, low-carbon vehicle trial – reveals that, among other findings, the "range of electric vehicles more than covers most users' needs, with most drivers finishing their daily ...

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    Mitsubishi to test electric i-MiEV in Thailand

    Mitsubishi Motors' Thai subsidiary, Mitsubishi Motors Thailand, Ltd, has agreed to start testing the electric i-MiEV with the Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA) and PEA ENCOM International (PEA). Back in December of 2010, Mitsubishi agreed with the government of Thailand to start a joint ...


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