German police raided Mitsubishi offices on Tuesday in the latest diesel investigations. That’s a black mark for the troubled Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi alliance that has been working on electric vehicles. Nissan owns a 34% stake in Mitsubishi.
Mitsubishi Stories January 23
Mitsubishi Stories June 19, 2018
Mitsubishi’s popular plug-in hybrid SUV, the Outlander PHEV, is getting quite a few upgrades with the 2019 version, including a slight increase in battery capacity for a little more range. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories February 7, 2018
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s mobility giant Didi, also known as “China’s Uber”, to “explore future business cooperation on a new electric vehicle car-sharing program” in China. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories December 11, 2017
Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV is 3 years late and it comes with a paltry 12kWh battery yielding a range of 22 EV-only miles on a charge. That’s the bad news.
But today the only US plug-in SUV under $35,000 showed up for sale and as things stand it is the only affordable SUV you can drive via plug-in electricity in the US. Luckily it can also tow a 1500lb load and can charge relatively quickly via CHAdeMO…
Mitsubishi Stories October 25, 2017
With the Tokyo Motor Show today, we are starting to see a lot of new electric concept cars and Mitsubishi’s new all-electric E-Evolution is no exception.
Yet, the Japanese automaker is trying to present it as more than just a concept. Mitsubishi is also launching a renewed brand strategy and tries to place its new electric vehicle concept at the center of it. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories September 28, 2017
It’s hard to believe them at this point since they have been promising it for the past three years, but Mitsubishi says that the Outlander PHEV is finally coming to the US in December.
They released more information about the launch this week and even US pricing for the first time. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories September 20, 2017
Mitsubishi’s electric car effort has roughly stalled since the launch of the i-MiEV and the Outlander PHEV back in 2012. But the Japanese automaker is now expected to get back into electric cars more seriously under its alliance with Renault and Nissan.
Now they confirmed that they will unveil their next electric car at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show next month and they released the first teaser image of the concept – pictured above. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories September 15, 2017
On the sidelines of the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, several major automakers made announcements about their electric car efforts.
The Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi alliance wasn’t among them, but they now also announce new plans as part of their 2022 synergy strategy. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories September 14, 2016
Ahead of the 2016 Paris Motor Show next month, Mitsubishi Motors announced today a new plug-in hybrid SUV to be unveiled at the event. The Japanese automaker released a few renders of the new vehicle as well as some specifications. expand full story
Mitsubishi Stories June 27, 2016
Mitsubishi issued a press release today to tease a new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept to debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show in September. The company describes the concept as a ‘high-end SUV coupé’ based on what the automaker has been developing lately in the electric SUV segment like the crossover eX concept unveiled last year. expand full story