Category: Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Customer Services Not Good Enough

Due to time constraints and a recent burglary, I have been unable to maintain this web site to the level desired. I am planning another long-term economy report on my Mitsubishi, plus another which describes why I believe that potential owners who plan to do a lot of towing should reconsider any type of electric or hybrid car. Finally I…

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Mission Statement

This web site is to provide news, information, driving impressions and peripheral technological details on all aspects of the plug-in hybrid electric vehicle. Any pure electric vehicles that have a range of at least 250 miles, or are considered fit for purpose, are also included. That is the headline mission statement that pretty much covers the requirements of this web…

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Mitsubishi’s PHEV of the Year Awards

Mitsubishi’s recently refreshed Outlander PHEV has already picked up a couple of annual awards. The first is the Plug-In Vehicle of the year, as awarded by The Scotsman; the second award is from the website NextGreenCar.com for the SUV of the Year. Scotland’s national newspaper, The Scotsman, called the Outlander PHEV ‘an exciting prospect for anyone looking for an SUV…

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Hybrid versus Plug-In Hybrid

I have implied many times on this web site that I do not consider the hybrid car to be a sensible option when the technology can be optimised by the simple expediency of plug-in functionality. With a change in my work, I now have the ideal opportunity to test this theory on a daily basis using my Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV….

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Mitsubishi Concepts Hint at Electric Future

Having already shown the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show, they are now displaying the all-electric eX1 Concept in Japan. The Concept XR-PHEV II is expected to be a preview of Mitsubishi’s second SUV, coming in a class smaller than the Outlander. With claimed emissions of only 40g/km and a 163bhp electric motor providing spirited…

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – Reversing Camera

The reversing camera was a must-have item for me. It is available from the GX4h upwards. I had first come across this technology when test driving a new Honda Civic, to replace my existing Civic. Because of the poor rearward visibility of the car, the camera transformed reversing and allowed me to park with millimetric precision. The Outlander’s camera is…

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