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
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.