Mitsubishi Prepared with Sudden Blackout Using Electric Cars

Mitsubishi Motors developed a system whereby it uses 15 of its I-Miev electric vehicles as an emergency power supply to maintain the core functions of its headquarters during natural disasters or sudden blackouts.

Published: 03-Nov-2012

A couple of weeks ago millions of people living in earthquake zones around the globe came together for what essentially amounts to the largest “drop and cover” drill in the world.

Organizers of the annual event, dubbed the Great Shakeout, say it will go a long way toward protecting us in the event of a major earthquake.

In case you haven’t heard, seismologists say we are long overdue here in B.C., last week’s 7.7 magnitude quake off Haida Gwaii underscoring that belief.



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