Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi to introduce new Outlander PHEV in U.S. in 2022

Mitsubishi will be introduced a new-generation plug-in hybrid system with increased battery capacity for its Outlander PHEV. The new Outlander PHEV will arrive first in Japan later this year and in the U.S. in the second half of 2022. Read more

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2021 Outlander PHEV gets updated powertrain

Mitsubishi updated the powertrain for the 2021 Outlander PHEV, boosting its power and speed. A 2.4-liter inline-4 replaces the 2-liter engine and combines with an updated 94 horsepower rear motor to produce 221 hp. The SUV gets a larger 13.8kWh battery pack that increases its electric range to 24 miles. Read more

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Mitsubishi to start selling Eclipse Cross in 2021

Mitsubishi will begin selling the Eclipse Cross plug-in hybrid in 2021, albeit not in the U.S. The Eclipse Cross PHEV will be available in specified markets in Asia, Europe, and Australia. Mitsubishi has yet to release specifications for the Eclipse Cross PHEV, but it mentioned that the vehicle borrows the Outlander PHEV’s drive system.Read more

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Mitsubishi licenses hybrid technology patents from Paice, Abell Foundation

PAICE PRESS RELEASE | AUGUST 24, 2020 Mitsubishi licenses hybrid technology patents from Paice, Abell Foundation With strong European sales, Mitsubishi has become a global leader in plug-in hybrids BALTIMORE (AUG. 24, 2020) — Paice, a pioneer in hybrid electric vehicle technology, announced today that it has reached an agreement to license its patented hybrid technology to MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION,…

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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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