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F1 Legend Nigel Mansell opens new Mitsubishi Dealership in UK

Formula one legend Nigel Mansell is taking the driving seat for a new team - Mitsubishi Motors in the UK. The former World Champion will open a Mitsubishi franchise at his family-run dealership on Jersey. The new showroom and service centre, which will be managed by his son Leo, will open for business on 16 September.

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Sporty new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Concept-S heads for Paris Motor Show

Two years after unveiling its successful Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid vehicle at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has again chosen France’s "Mondial de L'Automobile", opening 4 October, to premiere a PHEV vehicle.

This time it is the Outlander PHEV Concept-S.
 
Taking "sporty and sophisticated" as its theme, the refined interior and exterior design expresses the unique combination of spirited 4x4 performance from its twin-motor PHEV system, soothing silent running, and superior on-road performance.

The production Outlander Plug-in Hybrid available in New Zealand uses two motors and a high-efficiency petrol engine to enable fuel efficiency of 1.9L/ 100km and emissions of only 44g/km (ADR81/02 test procedure).  

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Mitsubishi’s EV development charges on

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s (MMC) MiEV Evolution III has narrowed the performance gap between electric and combustion-engined vehicles, taking the second and third overall podium spots in this year’s running of the iconic Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado – a 20km ‘Race to the Clouds’, which climbs nearly 3,000m through 156 turns to finish 4,300m above sea level.

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Mitsubishi Motors takes on Pikes Peak for third straight year

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will enter two MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars in the 2014 edition of the world-famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (Pikes Peak, June 23 to June 29) in Colorado, United States. MMC will use two MiEV Evolution III all-electric racecars, which combine the best of MMC’s electric vehicle and four-wheel drive control technologies. MMC has competed twice before in the Electric Division in 2012 and 2013, and now with the MiEV Evolution III, hopes to take its first victory, this time in the new Electric Modified Division.

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Mitsubishi leads the way in reducing NZ fleet emissions

Mitsubishi’s commitment to lessening the environmental impact of its fleet is translating directly onto New Zealand’s roads, with the company recording the biggest improvement in CO2 exhaust emissions across all new vehicles sold by the country’s top ten auto manufacturers from 2009 to 2013. 

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