Another Show, Another Mitsubishi i MiEV Electric

The electric Mitsubishi electric i MIEV continues to evolve and this year it is no different at the New York Auto Show. The i MIEV has made some changes since our last visit with the concept. Now MIEV means Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle, rather than Mitsubishi In-Wheel Electric Vehicle. This concept has a 16… » 3/20/08 10:49am 3/20/08 10:49am

Mitsubishi Working up Electric Car for US Market

Rumors that Mitsubishi's been planning a foray into the electric car business have been on the lips of car watchers for months. Now, Automotive News reports the company will soon divulge plans to sell an EV subcompact, powered by a lithium-ion battery, in the US. Mitsu president Osamu "Sparks" Masuko says the car will be … » 10/09/06 10:20am 10/09/06 10:20am

Mitsubishi's Latest MIEV: Concept-EV Urban Capsule

Mitsubishi's latest MIEV (Mitsubishi In-wheel motor Electric Vehicle) concept, part of the company's long-term study of putting cars' (electric) power at the wheel, had its close-up in Geneva. Designed by Mitsubishi Design Europe (MDE), the Concept-EZ was derived as an "Urban Capsule" (escape pod?) and although it has… » 2/28/06 4:18pm 2/28/06 4:18pm

New Mitsubishi Concept May Hearken Hybrid, Compact for US Market

AutoWeek is reporting Mitsubishi may sell a hybrid-drive car in the US that's smaller than its Lancer, and it may look a lot like the Concept-CT MIEV it plans to unveil in Detroit. According to the company, the CT prototype is an all-wheel-drive four-door, powered by a 1.1-liter gas engine and its MIEV-style electric… » 12/19/05 11:36am 12/19/05 11:36am

Mitsubishi to Unveil 2007 Eclipse Spyder, New MIEV Concept in Detroit

Mitsubishi released advance sketches today of its 2007 Eclipse and a new, small electric-car concept that it will reveal at the Detroit auto show in January. The Spyderized version of the Eclipse coupe, redesigned for 2005 appears to resolve some of the coupe's design tension — with a top-down look that's more… » 12/05/05 7:04am 12/05/05 7:04am