Report: Mitsubishi Planning Five More Electric Car Models

Company Environmental Vision 2020 includes at least 20% of fleet to be electric.

Published: 12-Jun-2009

The Nikkei reports that Mitsubishi will soon introduce five other electric models, and that by fiscal 2013, it intends to sell upwards of 30,000 electric vehicles and be profitable. Concurrent with beginning production of the i MiEV (earlier post), Mitsubishi Motors had also outlined its "Mitsubishi Motors Group Environmental Vision 2020" roadmap for its near-future, including a production volume at least 20% of which is electric vehicles.

Planned vehicles reportedly include:

The company will also begin supply of an EV on an OEM basis to PSA Peugeot Citro├źn in fiscal 2010.

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