Mitsubishi Recalls 14 700 Electric Cars Over Brakes

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Mitsubishi Recalls 14,700 Cars Over Brakes


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Mitsubishi Motors said it recall about 14,700 vehicles globally due to a brake unique to the electric-powered cars in one of the callbacks involving the new generation of cars.

Mitsubishi Motors said in Japan it would recall 3,400 i-MiEV electric as well as more than MINICAB-MiEV vehicles.

Overseas, in Europe, it said it was recalling 8,900 i-MiEV vehicles. of those are sold as PSA Peugeot iOn and C-Zero, though Mitsubishi to say how many.

The EV recall by Mitsubishi is compared to conventional vehicle that have numbered in the though it accounts for nearly of its overall i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV

Electric vehicles are struggling to inroads into the autos despite a big push by the Obama to boost sales, as the green often fall short of expectations especially in running ( Read More . Top 10 Plug-In for 2013 )

This is a matter of one part, and too much to apply the issue to say is something wrong with vehicles, said Tatsuo a senior analyst at Mitsbubishi UFJ Stanley Securities in Tokyo.

The of the problem is identified and there no accidents. But the problematic part is the an important part for safety, and means Mitsubishi Motors’ check procedure is too weak.

The recalled vehicles may carry an shaped or damaged electric which sends air to the brake the Japanese automaker said. The booster multiplies the forces from the foot and makes easier.

A problematic pump may the vehicle to run a longer distance braking before it comes to a a spokesman said. No injuries or have been reported and is no risk of fire, he added.

He to comment on the cost of the recall. The part will be exchanged and the will take about an hour, according to the spokesman, who to be named.

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The pump is not used in conventional as the engine sends air to the brake

The recall is one of the biggest involving vehicles. In August 2012, Automotive recalled 2,400 plug-in hybrids to repair a cooling fan unit that was the of a vehicle fire.

Last General Motors offered to fix the pack for the 8,000 Volt hybrids to eliminate the risk of a being triggered days a crash.

Sales of electric cars up only a small percentage of the auto market. In 2012, sold 9,819 of its world’s EV, the Leaf, in the United States, 14.5 million vehicles sold in total.

Mitsubishi has sold or exported a total of 27,200 i-MiEVs since it went on sale in July

The recall comes a month Mitsubishi Motor was inspected by Transport Ministry, which the automaker inappropriately reported recalls involving minicars.

Motors has been mired in a of recall scandals including in when an insider’s tip revealed the had been hiding customer illegally for over two decades.

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