Feb 24, 2023 - 04:57 pm
Sono Motors has dropped the Sion
The Munich-based start-up Sono has decided to discontinue the Sion programme and not to pursue its own solar car project any further – the Sion is thus history before the first series production example. Instead, they will concentrate on the solar business for B2B customers.
Feb 14, 2023 - 01:25 pm
Mitsubishi backs up Lion Electric financing solutions
Electric bus maker Lion Electric has secured backup from Mitsubishi HC Capital Canada for its financing division LionCapital Solutions. They will help customers in the United States and Canada to finance Lion electric school buses and trucks.
Sep 22, 2022 - 04:24 pm
Mitsubishi presents the ASX PHEV for Europe
Mitsubishi has unveiled the new ASX for Europe. The new edition of the compact SUV, an offshoot of the Captur already offered by Group competitor Renault since 2020, is offered as a plug-in hybrid, full hybrid and mild hybrid.
Sep 7, 2022 - 02:49 pm
Fuso presents new generation of eCanter light truck
Daimler truck subsidiary Fuso is unveiling the next generation of the all-electric eCanter light truck. The new vehicle will be offered in weight classes from 4.25 to 8.55 tons, in addition to the currently available 7.5-tonne truck. The Next Generation eCanter will celebrate its world premiere in Japan.
Aug 9, 2022 - 02:46 pm
Gridserve raises £200m to boost EV charging in UK
EV infrastructure firm Gridserve has secured a £200m investment from Infracapital (about €237m). The company intends to invest fresh capital into expanding its national charging network of so-called Electric Forecourts and Electric Hubs.
May 20, 2022 - 01:41 pm
Nissan & Mitsubishi present compact EV for Japan
Nissan and Mitsubishi have presented a jointly developed electric small car for the Japanese market. It is marketed by Nissan under the name ‘Sakura’ and by Mitsubishi as ‘eK X EV’ and offers a range of 180 kilometres, according to Japanese WLTP standards.
Mar 14, 2022 - 02:42 pm
Bosch & Mitsubishi join battery swapping project in China
Bosch, Mitsubishi and Blue Park have joined forces to offer fleet operators a ‘Battery as a Service’ business model based on a battery exchange platform from Blue Park. The cooperation is initially focused on China, but is intended to be global in the long term.
Nov 19, 2021 - 11:52 pm
GAC Mitsubishi presents new e-SUV for China
Mitsubishi has just presented an electric SUV at Auto Guangzhou as part of its Chinese joint venture with GAC. The Mitsubishi Airtrek is to be produced by GAC Mitsubishi Motors for the Chinese market from next year.
Oct 29, 2021 - 03:01 pm
Mitsubishi presents new Outlander PHEV
Mitsubishi has unveiled the new edition of its Outlander PHEV. The SUV will go on sale in Japan in December, followed by Australia and New Zealand in the first half of 2022 and North America in the second half of 2022. Sales in Europe are not planned.
Sep 7, 2021 - 05:47 pm
Nissan joins race to reclaim mini EV segment
Nissan has announced plans to launch a new battery-electric mini-vehicle in Japan in early 2022. The small EV is part of a joint project with Mitsubishi and will have a nominal battery capacity of 20 kWh, which helps to keep the price down. However, competition at least overseas will be tough.
Jan 16, 2021 - 09:23 pm
The tiny car trio has been recalled
The electric microcar trio formed of the Mitsubishi I-Miev, Citroën C-Zero and Peugeot Ion is exhibiting problems. PSA is calling almost 40,000 units to return to workshops worldwide, a German specialist portal reports.
Nov 3, 2020 - 12:44 pm
Mitsubishi sets sights on PHEVs
Mitsubishi Motors is aiming for a 50 per cent share of electrified vehicles by 2030, with the main focus on plug-in hybrids as stated in the manufacturers’ new “environmental plan”.
Oct 15, 2020 - 05:06 pm
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV available in 2021
Mitsubishi has announced the redesigned Eclipse Cross, which will be offered in select markets in Asia, Europe and Australia for the first time as a plug-in hybrid with a modified version of the drive system from the Outlander PHEV.
May 27, 2020 - 03:21 pm
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi restructure cooperation
The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi manufacturing alliance is restructuring its cooperation. The guiding principle of the cooperation is the so-called ‘leader-follower’ principle for regions, vehicles and technologies in order to achieve greater efficiency and competitiveness in these areas.
May 4, 2020 - 07:48 pm
Nissan could withdraw from Europe
Nissan reportedly wants to withdraw from Europe and instead focus more on its main markets: the USA, China and Japan. The news comes through sources of Reuters and also includes repercussions on the alliance’s e-mobility offering.
Apr 23, 2020 - 02:44 pm
Another Renault, Nissan & Mitsubishi EV alliance?
A Japanese news site claims that Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi have a plan that will expand their alliance. In May, the three companies plan to start jointly developing electric vehicles and automated driving technologies.