Mitsubishi Keen on Electric F1

May 4, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi doesn’t seem to back out from its dream of participating in a racing series for electric vehicles. Earlier in April, Federation Internationale de Automobile (FIA), Formula 1's governing body has announced that it hopes to launch a couple of racing events for electric cars, go-kart and single-seat vehicles in the model of a Formula One series. Will it be competition ...

Mitsubishi to Introduce 8 New EVs/Plug-In Hybrids by 2015

January 24, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi has plans to launch eight new electric / plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2015. The new plan of the Japanese giant is based on the growing markets of fuel-efficient products worldwide.

Robot Makes Recycling Plastic Easier, Less of a Pain

March 5, 2010 / No Comments

Recycling plastic effectively would save our world millions of tons of waste, but the bad guy that plastic is, it doesn't lend itself easily to recycling. There are of course recycle numbers on most plastic containers, but then even these plastics with same numbers often cannot be recycled together. All this basically takes us to huge mountains of plastics that ...

Sanyo, Mitsubishi Get Working on Solar Powered Hybrid Car Carrier

January 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

Marine vessels, or ships use up a lot of fuel, even more so, when the vessel in question is a giant one like a car carrier. Sanyo, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have come together to create a hybrid system that would make these vessels go easier on fuel, and a lot more environment friendly. The project also ...

Mitsubishi and Libya’s Al Fateh University Will Study Green Energy Jointly

January 28, 2009 / No Comments

Mitsubishi and Libya's Al Fateh University will sign a memorandum of understanding to begin joint research and development of reusable energy sources. The Japanese trading company will put up the money for research into reusable energy by Libya's largest university. Japan will also supply test materials and send specialists to Al Fateh from 2009 to 2011. The two will also engage ...

Mitsubishi Motors Will Make Electric Cars for Peugeot

January 12, 2009 / No Comments

When a foreign (outside of Japan) car maker can't make a car as good as Japan does, what do they do? Contract a Japanese car maker to make it for them and call it their own. Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will make electric cars for France's PSA Peugeot Citroen Group beginning early next year. The French government is ponying up to 5,000 ...

Mitsubishi Motors Plans Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle

October 8, 2008 / No Comments

The president of Mitsubishi Motors Corp., Osamu Masuko, said Monday that that Mitsubishi is currently developing a plug-in hybrid car. The automaker has plans to develop a plug-in hybrid and launch a mass-produced electric vehicle next year in Japan. Speaking at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan, Masuko opined that the plug-in hybrid will be a better suit for ...

Electric Police Cars

July 12, 2008 / No Comments

Japanese policemen will be saving us from bad guys and saving the planet's resources at the same time. Well, at least they will be doing the second. The truth is, Japanese police have never been too good at catching the bad guys. Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will supply new vehicles, the Mitsubishi MiEV, to Japanese in Kanagawa prefecture, home to Yokohama. The ...