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22Did Mitsubishi cancel EVO to focus on electric vehicles?

Mitsubishi has lit a fire under the enthusiast community by announcing that the automaker is planning to send the Evolution out to pasture in order to focus solely on electric vehicle and hybrid development. Currently, the Evolution is an all-wheel drive terror best suited for locking horns with the Subaru WRX STI, and while rumors had arisen that the Japanese automaker was working on a new hybrid system for the vehicle, Gauy Eusegi, the company's global product director, effectively put those w

13Report: Future Mitsubishi models may each get their own EV variant

Word on the web is that Mitsubishi is bracing for the electrification of the automobile in a big way. According to Motor Trend, the Japanese automaker is in the midst of developing all of its future products so that they easily support an EV drivetrain or an internal combustion get up. That line of thinking seems to mesh well with the rumors of the upcoming hybrid crossover from Mitsubishi. The lumbering beast will supposedly take plenty of cues from the PX-MiEV that showed up at the 2009 Tokyo

5Report: Future Mitsubishis may each get their own EV model

Word on the web is that Mitsubishi is bracing for the electrification of the automobile in a big way. According to Motor Trend, the Japanese automaker is in the midst of developing all of its future products so that they easily support an EV drivetrain or an internal combustion get up. That line of thinking seems to mesh well with the rumors of the upcoming hybrid crossover from Mitsubishi. The lumbering beast will supposedly take plenty of cues from the PX-MiEV that showed up at the 2009 Tokyo

AddTokyo 2009: Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV shows its more conventional face

Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV - Click above for high-res image gallery

3Tokyo 2009: Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV shows its more conventional face

Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV -- Click above for high-res image gallery

6Mitsubishi to hybridize its SUVs within four years

Mitsubishi president Osamu Masuko recently spoke with Germany's Auto Motor und Sport about its SUVs. Until now, Mitsubishi has not produced any hybrid vehicles as it has focused on developing pure battery electric vehicles. However all that could soon change as Masuko told the magazine that the company's SUVs would be hybridized over the next four years. Since Mitsubishi has not shown any hybrid technology of its own to date, it's unknown if they are developing something in-house or licensing te

3Mitsubishi Fuso's new Green Truck

Now we're getting somewhere. Mitsubishi Fuso will sell a diesel-electric hybrid light truck in Japan this fall. The company expects to sell several hundred of these trucks, called the Canter Eco Hybrid, before January. Mitsubishi Fuso, which is mostly owned by DaimlerChrysler AG of Germany, is a key component to the parent company's growth in Asia, according to this AP article in the Houston Chronicle.

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