Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Wins 2024 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award For Best Small Utility

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced that the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid was honored with the 2024 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Small Utility.

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  • FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced that the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid was honored with the 2024 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Small Utility.
  • They gave the Outlander the Plug-in Hybrid treatment well before anyone else, and this year, the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid attains its well-deserved recognition by securing the Best Small Utility choice award for the first time."
  • The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid has consistently received acclaim from both automotive experts and consumers alike.
  • In addition to the MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award, the Outlander Plug-in Hybrid has clinched two consecutive Green Car Journal Family Green Car of the Year awards.

PoC Launched to Test Smart-charging Service Using EV Connected Technologies

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

This PoC will seek to verify the commercial viability of what would be Japan's first smart-charging service leveraging EV connected technologies.

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  • This PoC will seek to verify the commercial viability of what would be Japan's first smart-charging service leveraging EV connected technologies.
  • *Kaluza is a subsidiary of the UK-based innovative energy service provider OVO Group, in which MC acquired a 20% interest in 2019.
  • During the PoC period, customers will subscribe to a charging plan that has been specially developed by MC Retail Energy exclusively for this service.
  • Furthermore, because this service will make it possible to directly control EV charging from Kaluza's platform via Mitsubishi Motors' connected systems, it does not require any communications-capable (i.e.

Mitsubishi Motors Launches Industry-First Digital Retailing Program, Connects Prequalified Shoppers To Dealer In-Store Capabilities For A Transparent And Faster Car Buying Experience

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Monday, February 5, 2024

ClickShop 2.0 connects the car-buying journey from Mitsubishi Motors' Tier-1, and its dealer partner's Tier-3, websites directly to the Mitsubishi dealer showrooms, delivering an unparalleled and seamless shopping experience.

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  • ClickShop 2.0 connects the car-buying journey from Mitsubishi Motors' Tier-1, and its dealer partner's Tier-3, websites directly to the Mitsubishi dealer showrooms, delivering an unparalleled and seamless shopping experience.
  • This industry-first blend of three partners' core strengths will revolutionize the way consumers shop for Mitsubishi Motors vehicles and enable Mitsubishi Motors dealers to deliver the buying experience consumers have long desired.
  • ClickShop 2.0 delivers more transparent choices and dramatically shorter sales cycles, benefiting both customers and dealers.
  • ClickShop 2.0 makes buying a new car fast and fair, establishing a positive relationship with our customers right from the start."

Xpander and Xpander Cross HEV Models Premiere in Thailand, Featuring Safe, Secure and Exhilarating Driving Experience of Electrified Vehicles

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Thursday, February 1, 2024

The newly-added HEV models combine Mitsubishi Motors' trademark electrification and all-wheel control technologies to raise the appeal of the Xpander series to another level.

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  • The newly-added HEV models combine Mitsubishi Motors' trademark electrification and all-wheel control technologies to raise the appeal of the Xpander series to another level.
  • Newly developed based on the brand's plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), the HEV system delivers an eco-friendly and exhilarating driving experience unique to electrified vehicles.
  • Moreover, drivers can actively choose EV driving according to the situation, such as driving in quiet residential areas early in the morning.
  • Hybrid driving also kicks in when driving at high speeds to run using the engine with assistance from the motor (Figure 3).

Mitsubishi Motors to Begin Production of the New Minicab EV Electric Commercial Vehicle in Indonesia, the First Local Production of the Vehicle Outside Japan

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Tuesday, December 19, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 19, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced today that it has started production of the new Minicab EV (L100 EV in Indonesia), a kei-car(1) class electric commercial vehicle at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (hereafter, MMKI), Mitsubishi Motors' factory in Indonesia.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 19, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced today that it has started production of the new Minicab EV (L100 EV in Indonesia), a kei-car(1) class electric commercial vehicle at PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (hereafter, MMKI), Mitsubishi Motors' factory in Indonesia.
  • It will go on sale in Indonesia in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2023.
  • The Minicab EV is a monobox design vehicle equipped with the EV system proven in the world's first mass-produced EV, the i-MiEV.
  • (1) Kei-car is a vehicle category in Japan for microcars.

Delica Mini Wins 2023-2024 Japan Car of the Year Design Award

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Friday, December 8, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 8, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the Delica Mini super height-wagon kei-car1 won the Design Car of the Year, awarded to car with excellent exterior and interior design, at the 2023-2024 Japan Car of the Year awards2.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 8, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the Delica Mini super height-wagon kei-car1 won the Design Car of the Year, awarded to car with excellent exterior and interior design, at the 2023-2024 Japan Car of the Year awards2.
  • In awarding the Design Car of the Year, the organizing committee highly evaluated the Delica Mini for adopting a cute and attractive look, turning around from the rugged front mask which had been Mitsubishi Motors' brand language in recent years.
  • It was also recognized for not only bearing the Delica name but also embracing the iconic design elements of the Delica.
  • In terms of design, the Delica Mini was developed based on the theme of Daily Adventure.

All-New Triton Earns Top Rating in 2023 ASEAN NCAP

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Monday, December 4, 2023

TOKYO, Dec 4, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Triton1 one-ton pickup truck has earned a maximum five-star rating2 in the 2023 ASEAN NCAP3, a comprehensive safety performance assessment for new vehicles in the ASEAN region.

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  • TOKYO, Dec 4, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new Triton1 one-ton pickup truck has earned a maximum five-star rating2 in the 2023 ASEAN NCAP3, a comprehensive safety performance assessment for new vehicles in the ASEAN region.
  • The all-new Triton is Mitsubishi Motors' one-ton pickup truck that traces its roots back to the Forte launched in 1978.
  • A fully redesigned model was launched in July of this year as the sixth generation Triton.
  • Developed under the product concept of "Power for Adventure," the all-new Triton features a complete overhaul of everything from the interior and exterior design to the chassis, ladder frame and engine.

Mitsubishi Motors to Launch the New Minicab EV Electric Commercial Vehicle in Japan in December

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Friday, November 24, 2023

TOKYO, Nov 24, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the new Minicab EV, a kei-car(1) class electric commercial vehicle with a monobox design, will go on sale at sales affiliates nationwide in Japan on December 21.

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  • TOKYO, Nov 24, 2023 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the new Minicab EV, a kei-car(1) class electric commercial vehicle with a monobox design, will go on sale at sales affiliates nationwide in Japan on December 21.
  • The Minicab EV two-seater is priced at 2,431,000 yen, and the four-seater is priced at 2,486,000 yen (10 percent consumption tax included).
  • The new Minicab EV is based on the Minicab-MiEV, which has sold approximately 13,000 units(2) over the past 12 years.
  • The Minicab EV is a kei-car class electric commercial vehicle with a monobox design and is equipped with a new generation of electric components including the motor and drive battery.

Rashida Jones Partners with Mitsubishi Motors, First U.S. Brand-level Spokesperson in Company History

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will launch advertising to support its " Mitsubishi Motors Confidence " customer-care program this weekend, starring award-winning actress, director and producer, Rashida Jones .

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  • FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 7, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) will launch advertising to support its " Mitsubishi Motors Confidence " customer-care program this weekend, starring award-winning actress, director and producer, Rashida Jones .
  • MMNA's comprehensive suite of maintenance, warranty, and roadside assistance programs has one goal: to provide a stress-free Mitsubishi vehicle-ownership experience.
  • "I am honored to partner with Mitsubishi Motors as their first ever US brand spokesperson," said Jones.
  • "As we were building this campaign to help broaden Mitsubishi Motors' awareness with buyers and tell the story of our new Confidence program, Rashida was our immediate choice for our first-ever brand-level spokesperson.

In Back-to-Back Wins, Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Named 2024 Family Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Mitsubishi Motors' seven-passenger flagship model was today named the "2024 Family Green Car of the Year™" as part of Green Car Journal's 2024 Green Car Awards.

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  • Mitsubishi Motors' seven-passenger flagship model was today named the "2024 Family Green Car of the Year™" as part of Green Car Journal's 2024 Green Car Awards.
  • "We believe Outlander Plug-in Hybrid offers the right technology at the right time, and based on recent Green Car Awards results, it seems the editors of Green Car Journal agree," said Mark Chaffin, MMNA President and CEO.
  • Open to efficient internal combustion engine models as well as hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and fully electric vehicles, the 2024 Green Car Awards were dominated by plug-in hybrid technology.
  • The Outlander Plug-in Hybrid was also named a Top Safety Pick (TSP) by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).