Mitsubishi is finally headed for the hybridization of the lineup. In the management of the company believe that the market hybrids and electric vehicles through stricter environmental regulations will continue to grow, which means it will grow and the number of such models in the line of the brand.
Over the next three years, the automaker will increase sales in the global market by at least 29% – to 1.43 million vehicles. Mitsubishi intends to increase sales is primarily due to the issuance of new crossovers, which form the basis of the model range of the brand.President Osamu Masuko Mitsubishi, without going into details, said that among the new products will be a hybrid version of Mitsubishi crossover Pajero. The unit will include a powerful internal combustion engine, elecric motor and battery pack, which can be recharged while driving as well as the parking lot from the usual outlet.
Issue rechargeable version will be part of the new Pajero Mitsubishi Motors plan to strengthen its presence in the segment of crossovers and SUVs, as well as on the development of electric and hybrid propulsion systems.
In addition, the Japanese will focus on the development of new sedans and electric vehicles through a partnership agreement with the alliance Renault-Nissan. Cooperation involves the exchange of technology and sharing of production capacity.
Masuko also said that electric car Mitsubishi i-MiEV will be more dimensional than the model of the current generation.
“We are not sure that the next generation i-MiEV will have the same dimensions. The next electric car to be somewhat larger than its predecessor,” said Masuko. Overall length of this electric car is 3680 mm, width – 1585 mm, height – 1615 mm, and the wheelbase is 2550 millimeters.
Release a hybrid version will be part of the new Pajero Mitsubishi Motors plan to strengthen its presence in the segment of crossovers and SUVs, as well as on the development of electric and hybrid propulsion systems.