Thursday, February 11, 2010

MMSCAN signs MoU with Transport Canada regarding testing of i-MiEV [CA]

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Subsidiary, Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, signs MoU with Transport Canada regarding testing of i-MiEV electric vehicle

TOKYO, February 12, 2010 — Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that subsidiary Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada (MMSCAN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Transport Canada, a part of the Canadian national government that is responsible for transportation policies and programs, for feasibility testing of the zero-emissions i-MiEV electric vehicle at the 2010 Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Canada, which will be open to the public from February 12-21. The agreement was signed on February 9.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Mitsubishi Motors' i-MiEV awarded with the "Environment Special Grand Prize" at the 25th International Automobile Festival in Paris

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February 08, 2010


Mitsubishi Motors' i-MiEV awarded with the "Environment Special Grand Prize"
at the 25th International Automobile Festival in Paris





TOKYO, February 8, 2010 – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has announced that its new -generation electric vehicle i-MiEV has been awarded with the “Environment Special Grand Prize” during the 25th International Automobile Festivalheld in Paris, France on February 4, 2010.


The i-MiEV was selected amongst 4 nominees each representing "concrete projects for sustainable mobility in terms of environmental protection or security" by a panel of 18 design, fashion, automotive and media luminaries.


As commented by Kiyoshi Teshima, President of Mitsubishi Motors France who received the award on behalf of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation: "This Grand Prize is a great honor and is a further incentive for our engineers to continue pursuing Mitsubishi Motors’ pioneering work in promotion of popularization of alternative powertrains.”

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Mitsubishi Motors’ 2010 Outlander Receives 5-Star Crash Ratings from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [US]

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Mitsubishi Motors’ 2010 Outlander Receives 5-Star Crash Ratings from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Thu, Feb 04, 2010 - Cypress, Calif. -
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded 5-Star crash ratings to the Mitsubishi 2010 Outlander. The 5-Star safety rating, NHTSA’s highest, applies to all Outlander models for both driver and passenger in the event of front and side impact collisions.

Additional information as well as crash test images of 2010 Outlander can be found on the NHTSA-supported web site for consumers (www.safercar.gov).