Mitsubishi

Crossover PHEV market heats up

AutoBlog has published a new comparison of three of the top plug-in hybrid crossovers on the market: the Ford Escape plug-in, Toyota RAV4 Prime and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. For fuel economy, Joel Stocksdale at AutoBlog notes the Escape PHEV is the best bet with 100mpg-e, followed by the RAV4 Prime and then the Outlander. The rankings shift when considering horsepower:…

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Plug-in hybrids account for 20% of sales for Mitsubishi in Europe

“During the first nine months of 2019, Mitsubishi increased its car sales in Europe by 7% year-over-year to 134,886. That’s not bad in a market that shrunk by 1.6%. As it turns out, sales of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV amounted to 26,934, which is 78% more than a year ago!” Read more https://insideevs.com/news/377036/plugins-20-mitsubishi-sales-europe/

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Mitsubishi to debut new plug-in in Tokyo

The Tokyo Motor Show will see the debut of Mitsubishi’s latest hybrid, a plug-in SUV concept vehicle. As Car Scoops notes, not many details have been released about the vehicle, but it will feature a “downsized plug-in hybrid powertrain and electric four-wheel drive.” Mitsubishi has released a teaser image of part of the vehicle, and more images will be released…

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Mitsubishi top-selling PHEV in UK

The United Kingdom’s plug-in car subsidy was withdrawn in November 2018, and as Inside EVs notes, “it was expected that PHEV sales would collapse.” That fate has not come true for Mitsubishi, as the automaker is still experiencing strong sales of its Outlander PHEV in the country, remaining the top choice for PHEV consumers. Mark Kane at Inside EVs notes,…

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