Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Bringing Europe’s Best-Selling Plug-In Hybrid to the US in December

Green Car Congress reports that Mitsubishi is bringing the best-selling plug-in hybrid in Europe — the Outlander — to the US in December 2017. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle ($34,595) features a 2.0-liter gasoline engine, two high-performance electric motors and Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control system. It is the only plug-in hybrid crossover with all-wheel drive in its…

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Mitsubishi introduces new plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at Paris Auto Show

Mitsubishi has introduced a new plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Paris Auto Show. Billed as a next-generation SUV crossover, the vehicle is powered by an advanced plug-in hybrid system that use three motors. Mitsubishi is also introducing the eX Concept, a compact SUV electric vehicle, and showcasing the 2017 European models of the Outlander and Outlander plug-in hybrid. Read more.

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Mitsubishi Once Again Eyes New Plug-in Vehicles

Plugin.cars.com reports that Mitsubishi may introduce plug-in hybrid and pure electric versions of a new crossover, and possible two small electric vehicles, between 2017 and 2020. But, the website notes, Mitsubishi has a long track record of announcing plans for plug-in hybrid and electric cars that never come to fruition. It notes that Mitsubishi said in 2011 it would launch six new plug-in hybrid or electric…

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Influx of hybrid SUVs and crossovers coming soon

If you’d like a hybrid vehicle, but need the additional space offered by a SUV or crossover, you will soon have more options. Here are seven hybrids or plug-in hybrids that will be coming to the U.S. market: the Nissan Rogue Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz GLC Plug-in Hybrid, Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid, Acura MDX Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-in Hybrid, and…

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“Floodgates opening…” with a dozen new plug-in hybrids arriving in 2016

HybridCars.com reports that a dozen new plug-in hybrids will be introduced this year, doubling the number of PHEVs currently for sale in the United States. The article describes the wave of new plug-in hybrids as “tantamount to a floodgate opening…” The new plug-in hybrids include: Audi A3 e-tron Sportback BMW 330e, BMW 740e Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Mercedes-Benz C350e, E350e, GLC 350e 4MATIC, GLE…

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The World’s 10-Best Selling Plug-in Cars

More than 600,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold around the world. HybridCars.com provided a rundown of the 10 best-selling plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Here is the list: #10: Renault Zoe (15,063 sold) #9: Renault Kangoo (15,369 sold) #8: Ford Fusion Energi (15,611 sold) #7: Ford C-Max Energi (16,377 sold) #6: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Family (30,501 sold) #5: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV…

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More plug-in hybrids planned and promised

Major automakers are ramping up their development of plug-in hybrids. Green Car Congress reports that there are currently 20 plug-in and fuel cell vehicle models currently on the US market alone and another 20 additional models scheduled to arrive by 2016. The list of plug-in hybrids that have been promised or planned includes vehicles from Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daimler, Mitsubishi, Porsche, and Volkswagen.…

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