NEW YORK – Tetsuro Aikawa, managing director of Product Development Group Headquarters, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, recently announced that fleet testing of the zero-emissions i MiEV electric vehicle would begin in the U.S. this fall.

The i MiEV electric prototype vehicle is powered by a durable 330-volt lithium-ion battery system located under the floor deck that is linked to a 47-kW permanent-magnet electric motor, promising up to 80 miles of driving on a single charge.


Also unveiled at the show was the i MiEV Sport concept. The i MiEV Sport concept is a coupe variation on the i MiEV with a ‘fastback’ roofline, maximizing the sporty possibilities of the electric vehicle package.