The 2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev will fit specific driving situations well, such as a 20-mile suburban commute, but above the base trim level its price comes too close to that of the more capable Nissan Leaf.
At the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in July, Mitsubishi will enter an Evolution version of its i-Miev electric car, alongside a production i-Miev, in the new Electric division.
Mitsubishi pulls the wraps off of the U.S. market version of its iMiEV electric vehicle at the 2010 LA Auto Show.
CNET reviews the Mitsubishi i-Miev, the second pure electric car from a major automaker this century.
Mitsubishi's little electric car joins the Nissan Leaf in this small segment of the automotive market. The i-Miev's limited range and poor freeway manners make it best for cities and the suburbs.
If you want to experience golf cart driving on the highway and make Prius drivers look like polluters, you should take a ride on the 2012 Mitsubishi i-Miev.
Mitsubishi does its part to make electric cars real.
Mitsubishi makes the iMiEV electric car into a tiny, awkwardly shaped van.
Two new versions of the electric car include one with a price cut and the other with extending driving range.
Formerly a dark horse, Mitsubishi appears to be taking the lead in the race to electrify. The Japanese carmaker is starting sales of the all-electric iMiev in Japan in July, and signed this week a Memorandum of Understanding with the Principality of Monac