Transportation / Mobility

February 12, 2012

 

Mitsubishi Model Tops EPA's List of Fuel Efficient Electric Vehicles

Keywords: Manufacturing industry Transportation / Mobility 

Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. (MMNA) announced on November 17, 2011, that its North American-spec i-MiEV, an all-electric vehicle (EV) produced by Mitsubishi Motors, has been named the most fuel-efficient EV by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)'s 2012 Fuel Economy Guide. MMNA is responsible for manufacturing and marketing operations for Mitsubishi Motors in the United States.

The EPA is a US administrative agency whose mission is to promote human health and protect the natural environment. The Fuel Economy Guide, published annually by the EPA and US Department of Energy (DOE), features information relating to the fuel economies of automobiles in the US market.

The Fuel Economy Guide provides fuel economy rankings as well as information on the fuel economy labels that vehicles are required to display on their window stickers at dealerships. The North American-spec i-MiEV drives 112 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in combined city and highway driving, 126 MPGe in the city, and 99 MPGe on the highway--the highest fuel economy among plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.

Mitsubishi Motors, Others Announce Devices to Convert EV Battery Power for Home Use (Related JFS article)
http://www.japanfs.org/en/pages/031398.html
Mitsubishi Motors to Donate EVs for Disaster Relief Activity (Related JFS article)
http://www.japanfs.org/en/pages/031006.html

Posted: 2012/02/12 06:00:15 AM

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Reference

2012 Mitsubishi i Ranked #1 Fuel Economy Leader in the EPA's Annual Fuel Economy Guide
http://media.mitsubishicars.com/index.php?s=16874&item=85167
2012 Fuel Economy Guide
http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/printGuides.shtml
EPA
http://www.epa.gov/

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