Based on the company over 35 years of commitment to the development of advanced electric vehicles, Mitsubishi Motors has unveiled its first production vehicle all-electric on the way to the North American market - Mitsubishi i.
Based on the popular gasoline-powered minicar Mitsubishi i in the Japanese market, this spacious and practical four-door 2012 model is the basis for the new battery to 100% with Mitsubishi i to the U.S. market. Zero tailpipe emissions Mitsubishi i will be the first production vehicle in North America to be powered by Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle (MiEV) technology - the peak power train engineering as a basis for future ultra-vehicles organic business. No more conventional systems of cars, including a gasoline engine, transport and fuel tank, having been replaced by advanced elements, including a system of lithium-ion battery, the electric motor and an efficient system battery charge in the i. any new Mitsubishi
This electric vehicle has already proved a viable and reliable transportation that Mitsubishi sold the car on the market since the summer of 2009, production has started in Europe-spec i-MiEV.
Mitsubishi provides an initial deployment of the Mitsubishi i to its dealer network in the American West (especially California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii) in November 2011, with entry into the North to follow in March 2012 and the availability nationally by the end of 2012. MSRP of the car should be around $ 30,000, not including state and federal financial incentives available.