Mitsubishi

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The United Kingdom’s plug-in car subsidy was withdrawn in November 2018, and as Inside EVs notes, “it was expected that PHEV sales would collapse.”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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Plug-in hybrid suggestions from Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest has delved into hybrid world with a new list of plug-in hybrid suggestions for its readers. AD has named the Volvo V60T8, Audi A8 e-tron, and Range Rover PHEV, to its list of the top luxury plug-ins. The high-end vehicles range in price from $67,300 for the Volvo to $163,250 for the Porsche Cayenne Turbo SE-Hybrid, the German…

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Mitsubishi reaches 200,000 in sales of Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi’s Outlander plug-in hybrid has sold 200,000 units worldwide since its launch, the company announced recently. The plug-in hybrid was the first SUV of its kind, according to a report by Green Car Congress. The vehicle launched in 2013 and has been sold in 50 countries since that year. The 2019 model carries additional efficiency features including upgrades to both…

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV catches on in Canada

Mitsubishi’s crossover plug-in hybrid entered the Canadian market only this past year, but the vehicle has already sold more units per annum than any other PHEV to enter the country. The automaker sold over 5000 units of its Outlander PHEV in the first eleven months of 2018, and expects to move notable volumes in 2019. Read more.

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Top PHEV in Europe: the Mitsubishi Outlander

The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a compact crossover hybrid that has proved surprisingly popular abroad, according to Aaron Bragman at Cars. The hybrid comes equipped with dual electric motors alongside a 2L four-cylinder engine and 12kW lithium-ion battery pack. The powertrain leads the hybrid to 310 miles of combined and 22 miles of electric-only range. Interestingly, the PHEV derives…

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Outlander PHEV launches

Mitsubishi has launched its new Outlander plug-in hybrid, a crossover SUV. The plug-in comes fully equipped with a 2L four-cylinder engine and dual 60kW electric motors. The motors are located at the front and rear axles, which “instantly [supply] torque and makes the standard all-wheel-drive system more responsive,” according to Cory Haywood at EurWeb, and give the system a total…

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