Mitsubishi Motors announces a lightweight EV for the first time and will hit the market after spring | Car Blog

With the rapid pace of automotive electrification worldwide, Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd. launched the concept car EV = electric vehicle, which is about the size of a light car and at a low cost with affordable price.


It is expected to hit the market after the spring and it will be watched to see if it will be the driving force for the spread of electric vehicles in Japan.

This car was displayed at the "Tokyo Auto Salon" car show held in Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, and was displayed with a charging dock that can be attached to your home.

This is the first time Mitsubishi Motors has introduced a small EV with the size of a street car, the distance it can travel on a single charge is about 170 km, and the expected selling price is about 2 million yen ($17,510) if government subsidies are used. We are planning to launch it later.

Light vehicles account for 40% of new car sales in Japan, and it will be interesting if the introduction of light electric vehicles, which cost less than conventional vehicles, will be the driving force for the spread of electric vehicles in Japan. Japan.


Takao Kato, President of Mitsubishi Motors, said, "The strength of the product, such as smoothness and acceleration performance, is enough to compete with gasoline-powered vehicles. We wanted to make it the first step. to make people realize the ease of use of electric vehicles.

At the venue, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced a new flagship sports car from the company, the Fairlady Z, which will launch in the domestic market around June.

This is the first time in 14 years that a new model has been introduced, and the aim is to strengthen the brand by renewing the car that represents the company.


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