August 8, 2014
YOUR NEXT CAR WILL BE A VOLT:
Nissan, Mitsubishi to join hands on low-cost electric car (Nikkei Asian Review, 8/04/12)
Posted by Orrin Judd at August 8, 2014 8:21 PMNissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors will work together to develop a minicar-based electric vehicle, aiming to release a new model in fiscal 2016 at the lowest price among major automakers. [...]The i-MiEV is the cheapest electric passenger car on the Japanese market, starting at 2.52 million yen ($24,300). When government subsidies of up to 740,000 yen are included, it can be purchased for as little as 1.78 million yen.