Mitsubishi company is a conglomerate of independent facts under the same brand.The company has an interesting history, started out as concerns an expedition to France in 1870. Then they settled in mining, shipbuilding, banking insurance, storage, paper, steel, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil and real estate.
The company makes zero Japan famous during WW2. Zero is great in the battle ofWake Island Kamakazie attacks on aircraft carriers.
After the war, Mitsubishi started business in the nuclear and petrochemical areas. The company now is Japan’s largest trading company with 200 companies in 80 countries with over 50,000 workers. Electric vehicles are under development in Japan
For the record, Japan electric vehicle Club recently set the record for the distance for an electric car with a full charge. 17 riders had 1 456 towers in Shimotsuma, Ibarakioval. The speed is 40 km/h (25 mph), the car Daihatsu Mira converted. Total distance EV, plus outstanding 1003 km (623).
IMiev is the latest in a series of electric cars, developed since the beginning of Yoursurvey about technology in 1970. IMiev started life as a converted Dodge Colt 2005 with 2 inch wheels electric motor power. After several variants of design of the wheel, the iMiev like today was developed in 2006.
First of all cars produced in 2009. Is the first of a new wave of electric cars on the market. Utility companies and other organizations test Miev since 2007 platform. Generally, the results have not revealed. However, it has individual boards available, the test car.
IMiev spec list, good performance with improving Li-ion battery car 16kWh 1 80mi/h and a top speed of 130kph to range 75 miles (130 km). The car is light to standard at 2 lbs 068 940 kg empty. Note that the storage battery 16kWh translated energy equivalent to half a gallon of gasoline for Americans.
In the car, the wheel and look designed to as close as possible to the corners of thecar. This, in addition to the vast glass front gives the car that looks a little original.
Some of the most important comments about the performance of the iMiEV, centered on a range of issues. Seems a bit cold, the range values posted drops. This problem can be overcome to permanently with test results 50 Canada field vehicles withHydro–Québec.
IMiev tested recently in a week, in Tokyo, met with positive results and an interesting comment about the State of development of the EV in this area. Because the batteries arrive empty, also onboard navigation system quick chargers shut down the site. The Government of Japan has helped the national infrastructure development called ‘ eco Station. Tokyo has had a lot of quick charging points installed.
The car went on sale in Japan for about $40,000 (USD), $50,000 (USD) in Hong Kong (50 available) and slightly more in the United Kingdom. The car is not yet sold in theUnited States.
So far, approximately 1 500 iMiev was released in 2010. Production numbers for the 2010 estimated 5,000 units.