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Ample partners with Mitsubishi Fuso to bring battery swapping to electric trucks

Ample, which currently operates battery swapping stations in San Francisco, is now working with Mitsubishi Fuso (of which Daimler Truck is the majority owner), to build a battery-swapping system for electric last-mile-delivery fleets. “Our partnership will deliver Mitsubishi Fuso electric trucks powered by Ample’s Modular Battery Swapping technology,” says Ample. “The initial deployment will leverage… Read more »

Kaluza and Mitsubishi collaborate on Japanese smart EV charging service

Mitsubishi and energy software platform Kaluza have launched what they say is the first telematics-based smart charging service in Japan, following similar Kaluza deployments in North America, Europe and Australia. Smart charging technology, which enables EVs to charge during times of low demand when energy is cheaper and greener, helps to alleviate network balancing issues…. Read more »

Blink to be exclusive provider of EV charging stations to Mitsubishi’s US dealers

Blink Charging, a manufacturer and provider of EV charging equipment and services, has reached an exclusive agreement to provide its MQ 200 and IQ 200 Level 2 chargers, as well as DC fast chargers and turnkey installation services, to all 323 Mitsubishi dealerships in the US. According to Blink, the dealerships will have access to… Read more »

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings expands its anode materials business

Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Group (MCHG) plans to increase its production capacity of natural graphite anode materials in China from 2,000 tons to 12,000 tons per year. MCHG’s Chinese subsidiary Qingdao Lingda Kasei produces spherical graphite for the anode materials, which another Chinese subsidiary, Qingdao Anode Kasei, then uses to produce anode materials for lithium-ion batteries…. Read more »

Mitsubishi unveils new version of Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi has revealed a new fourth generation of its Outlander PHEV crossover SUV. Sales will commence in Japan in December, followed by Australia and New Zealand in the first half of 2022 and North America in the second half. The redesigned Outlander is built on a newly developed platform, and features several updates. The newly… Read more »

Nidec to acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool to support EV drive manufacturing

Nidec, a producer of motor application products based on “everything that spins and moves,” plans to acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool. Nidec has been engaged in the manufacture of reduction gearboxes and pressing machines through its subsidiary Nidec-Shimpo. After completion of the acquisition, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool will become Nidec-Shimpo’s third main business…. Read more »

Mitsubishi Electric’s new energy-management system uses EVs to manage power generation

Mitsubishi Electric has developed an energy-management system capable of scheduling EV charging, discharging back into the grid, and optimizing the operation of PV and other power-generation systems according to the fluctuating unit price of electricity sold on the grid. A demonstration of the technology is underway at the company’s automotive factory in Changshu, China. The cost… Read more »

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV delivers the goods

As a tree-hugging greenie, I tend to be prejudiced against SUVs, but after a week with the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, I couldn’t really find anything not to like. This medium-size crossover drives great, it’s comfortable, and it has all the high-tech goodies we’ve come to expect. The electric range of 22 miles is enough to… Read more »

Costa Rican government deploys fleet of Mitsubishi plug-in vehicles

The government of Japan has delivered a fleet of 20 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs and 29 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to the government of Costa Rica, as part of the Overseas Development Agreement between the two countries. The new vehicles will be used by 15 government agencies and universities. Costa Rica is a land of rugged terrain and… Read more »

Mitsubishi demonstrates new V2G system in Amsterdam

Mitsubishi has implemented a new Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) pilot in Amsterdam, based on its Outlander PHEV. Partners in the project include smart charging specialist NewMotion, Dutch grid operator TenneT, and V2G developer Nuvve. For the demonstration, Mitsubishi will provide services for capacity reserve and balancing services, using NewMotion’s charging infrastructure and an Outlander PHEV linked to… Read more »