Mitsubishi’s iMiEV Electric Vehicle on Track in Australia

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Mitsubishi’s i-MiEV Electric — on Track in Australia

PARK, AUSTRALIA April 7, Mitsubishi s innovative electric the i-MiEV, has been the centre of for the company over the last months, both here in and on the global automotive stage.

The the world s first volume fully plug-in electric with zero drive-time has generated unprecedented interest in fuel vehicle technology, at environmental symposiums and launch right around the world.

Europe and Asia, the i-MiEV has the major attraction at Mitsubishi show stands. In Geneva in a sporty new variant dubbed the SPORT AIR was unveiled. Based on the i-MiEV, the SPORT AIR gave an of the direction EVs may take in the future, a clear cutaway roof and improved power delivery and

Importantly, the first pre-production of the standard i-MiEV was also at Geneva, confirming that was on track to release the first to Japanese customers during the

And appropriately, on 9th June, 2009 Environment Day — Mitsubishi the very first production labelling it the pioneer that open the door to the next 100 of automotive society. The vehicle went on sale in Japan on July, 2009.

In October, motor show crowds wowed by two new i-MiEV derivatives: and the i-MiEV CARGO. The Mitsubishi PX-MiEV is powered by a new Mitsubishi Hybrid system, which operates in EV mode, but extends the through the use of a petrol engine if While the new technology is an important forward for the evolution of alternative vehicles, it was the sleek cross-over of the PX-MiEV that caught s attention.

Tokyo was also the scene for the of another EV the i-MiEV CARGO, sports quirky styling and a rear cargo area and us a glimpse of how the first commercially EV vans may look.

Throughout the and in the face of ever-increasing demand for the Mitsubishi expanded the availability of the and has now signed memorandums of understanding countries such as Monaco and the and original signatories such as America, Canada, Iceland and New Additional manufacturing capacity for the and for the all-important batteries has been with production ramping up to the demand for additional capacity.

Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV truck

During 2009, the i-MiEV won two important awards in Japan. the 2009 Japan Automotive of Fame Car Technology of the Year the i-MiEV garnered praise as the of the ultimate in environmental efficiency. In i-MiEV secured the Most Technology category at the coveted 2010 Car of the Year Japan

Closer to home, progress to Mitsubishi is the first company to a fully electric vehicle in the market has been steady. the road show which the i-MiEV cavalcade through Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra in and March in 2009, the feedback has been very positive. who drove the vehicle, including the most critical evaluator, that the driving characteristics of the — and in particular its incredible made it more pleasurable to than many conventional

Mitsubishi has received many for a return road show hundreds of potential i-MiEV who include businesses, fleets, and state government purchasers, as as private citizens.

While has yet to sign a memorandum of understanding to the availability of the vehicle on our local Mitsubishi is working with state and federal authorities to awareness of the infrastructures and policy to support this new technology. The will continue talking the appropriate regulatory bodies to better understanding of electric and hybrid technology to facilitate the s speedy arrival in Australia.

Moving forward, small of i-MiEVs are expected to begin during 2010, and two of these are currently on a round-Australia road as a continued awareness initiative. As vehicles arrive, they be placed with key business and fleets and private owners for periods of time with the aim of the users to specifically live the vehicles, day and night, in real situations. The feedback Mitsubishi from these customers provide us with even information to ensure that we an even better product to when it comes to launch

For more news on the Australian Program for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV the Mitsubishi website at .


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