First electric vehicle in Malaysia – Mitsubishi i-MiEV on sale for RM136,118

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First electric vehicle in – Mitsubishi i-MiEV on for RM136,118

Eagerly waiting for vehicles to be available in Malaysia?

wait is over. Mitsubishi Malaysia has officially launched the Innovative Electric Vehicle or called I-MiEV in the local on March 21, 2013:

Name . i-MiEV

Price . RM136,118 insurance), RM139,888 on the road

. 1,100kg

Battery . Lithium-ion 88cells

Charging time . 8 via normal 240V household

Cost to charge . RM3.50 of to charge 100%

Driving . 150km when fully

Top speed . 130 km/h

Dimension . 475 mm and 1,475 mm wide

Features . touchscreen multimedia system GPS, automatic climate auto headlights, electric steering, leather steering

(L-R) Yatabe, Ali, Oda and with two demonstration units of the i-MiEV last year in The electric car is now available for booking. The Borneo Post

Mitsubishi ican be charged from zero to 100% in 8 hours via a normal household outlet.

Although small, the interior looks neat and luxurious

Motors aims to sell 50 units of new electric vehicle by 2014

NST, Mar 21,2013

LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors (MMM) aims to sell than 50 units of its newly-launched vehicle, the Mitsubishi i-MiEV Innovative Electric Vehicle)by 2014.

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The i-MiEV is the first electric vehicle in Malaysia. national automaker Proton Bhd and local Nissan distributor, Tan Chong Motor, had introduced cars for the purpose of pilot MMM Chief Executive Officer Oda said the i-MiEV has been in the market for over four since its launch in Japan in

He was speaking to reporters after the electric car, which with a price tag of RM136,118 insurance), here today. Oda to assist potential i-MiEV MMM is planning to invest more RM1 million to open four EV centers nationwide by the end of April year.

He said the centers would be with a free charging for the electric vehicle users.

We to have 60 showrooms in another from the current 54, with 31 3S Centres and 42 service outlets, he

Oda said MMM is currently talking to the in Japan to manufacture the lithium-ion pack, used by the electric here. He said the decision is up to the and it depends more on the sales

The lithium-ion battery takes up a portion of the cost of production of the car. If we can manufacture it locally, the of the car can be brought down significantly, Oda.

The i-MiEV comes with a five-year maintenance and five-year (for 100,000 kilometre) With a top speed of 130 kilometre/hour, the vehicle can run up to 150 kilometres, after for eight hours.

TheGreenMechanics’ Two

I think the pricing is ridiculous. At RM140,000 (on the road), not many can actually afford the i-MiEV, and is bad news for Electric Vehicles in If you’re concerned about CO2 you can start with hybrid which give you more

If you must hug the tree, you may want to your horses for a while bit and for the next generation Nissan (all-electric vehicle), due to be launched The Leaf costs #163;28k in the UK who knows how much would translate in Malaysian market) but it is a better looking car than the

Do you notice that the i-MiEV has resemblance with the world’s car, the Tata Nano .

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