• Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
  • Image Credit: Mitsubishi
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the lowest-cost plug-in vehicle available in the US. The spartan EV's small price tag shouldn't lead you to believe the company doesn't see dollar signs where there's a plug. Mitsubishi says that electric vehicles are one of the three profitable segments that have helped the company get back into the black. The other two are light trucks and crossovers. We suspect that the resounding success of the Outlander PHEV played a bigger role in this than the i-MiEV, but you never know.

Mitsubishi Motors Corp president Tetsuro Aikawa told Automotive News that the company will keeps its focus on those three segments and ease back on sedans and performance cars. To that end, the Outlander Plug-In Hybrid will come to the US next April, many years after it went on sale in Japan and Europe. The vehicle will fit well with Mitsubishi's plans to shift its strategy to SUVs and CUVs here.

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