SUV won't have Japanese-backed fast-charging standard port on US vehicles when sales start this summer.
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug In Hybrid
Mitsubishi's first plug-in crossover's US debut will be pushed back a few months to late summer 2016.
After multiple delays, the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid is being pushed back yet again for its US debut. The crossover is now set to launch on these shores in April 2016.
Like a stiff breeze off the White Cliffs of Dover, UK sales of the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid may have the wind at its back. That's because the Japanese automaker isn't charging any extra, relative to the diesel-powered Outlander. And UK's Duxford Auto Group says it's already feeling the positive effects.
This week, Mitsubishi began European sales of its delayed Outlander Plug-in Hybrid SUV, and the Japanese automaker says it has received advance orders for 10,000 units since it started taking them across the Pond late last year, according to Hybrid Cars. The company is starting European sales of the model in the Netherlands, heading next to the Nordic countries and will then work its way through the rest of the continent. Production of the European version began in August at the company's Okazak