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Mitsubishi Teases Hybrid Pickup, 300 KM Suburban EV
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February 13, 2013

Mitsubishi is taking its commitment to electrified cars to the next level at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, with plans to reveal both an electric commuter car and a hybrid pickup truck. Walters Mazda Mitsubishi in Pikeville, KY would like to invite all of our friends from all over the region from Ashland, KY, Huntington, WV and Charleston, WV to come down to Eastern Ky and visit us and we'll show you the newest in technology advances on the New Mazda's. Also for your best deal on a new or used car, truck, suv or van Walters Mazda Mitsubishi is the place to make that happen!

The most surprising of the two, the Concept GT-HEV is what Mitsubishi
calls a Sport Utility Hybrid Truck and expands upon the brand’s
upcoming Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) in a one-ton
pickup. Looking like a Honda Ridgeline or Chevy Avalanche based on the
lone teaser image, the GR-HEV uses the brand’s Super All Wheel Control
(S-AWC) AWD system to put power from a diesel-hybrid powertrain to the
ground. Mitsubishi says it chose a conventional hybrid setup for the
truck as it, “is deemed best suited to the heavy-duty daily requirements
of pickup truck users.”


SEE MORE: Geneva Motor Show Preview



Switching gears is the Concept CA-MiEV, or what Mitsu calls a
Suburban EV, taking the brand’s electric cit car to a new level, in a
new package, and offering 300 km of range. The car will feature next gen
batteries and a new EV system, as well as lightweight component and
“advanced aerodynamics.” A step beyond the basic i model, it will
feature smartphone activated functions, wireless charging and will be,
“perfectly suited for suburban and country daily life” said the
automaker in a release.


Taking the stage with the new Outlander PHEV in Geneva, these two new
vehicles are a sign that Mitsubishi is staying true to its goal of
hitting a 20 percent electrically powered sales target by 2020.


GALLERY: Mitsubishi Geneva Debuts Teased


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