Posts Tagged: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV adds vehicle-to-home power export capability

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has learned a new trick. The plug-in SUV is now able to supply electrical power to a home using Mitsubishi’s SMART V2H (vehicle-to-home) system. The feature, which can be used with current Outlander PHEVs (with the optional CHAdeMO quick charging socket) is so far available only in Japan. The V2H system… Read more »

Mitsubishi launches top-selling Outlander PHEV in Russia

Is Russia poised to be the next EV hotspot? If so, Mitsubishi is ready to reap the rewards. Its iMiEV is currently the only foreign plug-in sold in the country, and its Outlander PHEV will go on sale in Russia in September. Mitsubishi presented the plug-in SUV at last week’s Moscow International Automobile Salon, along… Read more »

Mitsubishi shows two plug-in concepts in Geneva

Mitsubishi wasn’t looking quite as charged at this year’s Geneva Auto Salon. Last year, almost its entire display was devoted to plug-in technology, but this time around, the Outlander PHEV and i-MiEV had to share the stage with a wide assortment of legacy ICE models. However, the company did present two plug-in concepts (both of… Read more »

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV selling smartly in Europe

Mitsubishi seems to be in no hurry to bring its Outlander PHEV to the US, but the new plug-in SUV has gotten off to a splendid start in Europe. MMC launched the new model in the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Switzerland last October, and has already booked over 12,000 orders. It had delivered over 8,000 units by… Read more »

Mitsubishi delays US launch of Outlander PHEV

US drivers will have to wait until 2015 to test-drive Mitsubishi’s Outlander plug-in hybrid, thanks to bottlenecks in battery production. The promising plug-in SUV went on sale in Japan last January, and has sold 8,100 units there, and 3,200 in Europe. The legacy gas version arrived in the US in July. Mitsubishi President Osamu Masuko… Read more »

Outlander PHEV showcases new GKN Multi-Mode eTransmission

Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV is back on track and spinning on the turntable in Frankfurt this week. The new ‘bishi has seen overwhelming demand since it went on sale in Japan in, January (some 18,000 units have been ordered), but production was halted in March after a couple of battery-related fires. Mitsubishi tracked down the problem,… Read more »

Mitsubishi recalls Outlander PHEV to fix battery defects

Mitsubishi has recalled 4,313 Outlander Plug-in Hybrid SUVs and 115 iMiEVs in Japan, Reuters reported. It’s recalling the vehicles to fix a potential defect in their lithium-ion battery packs that the company identified last month. In April, Mitsubishi paused production of the Outlander PHEV, and some models of the iMiEV, after a battery fire at… Read more »