|- Utilizing I-MiEV and Outlander PHEV Technologies -|
TOKYO, Feb 28, 2017 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the company today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regarding a joint study into environmental load reduction using the electric-powered technology employed in MMC's I-MiEV EV and Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid EV models.
MMC President, CEO Osamu Masuko stated, "We want to contribute to a more mobile society. The joint study with the Philippines DENR addresses how to lower the environmental impact to society through automotive electrification, utilizing our electric car i-MiEV, the first mass-marketed EV, and our popular plug-in hybrid Outlander. When the project becomes concrete, we would like to extend the participation to other Philippine governmental institutions and research institutions including universities, and electric companies."
About Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is the sixth largest automaker in Japan and the sixteenth largest in the world. It is part of the Mitsubishi keiretsu, formerly the biggest industrial group in Japan, and was formed in 1970 from the automotive division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. From October 2016, Mitsubishi is one-third owned by Nissan, and a part of the Renault - Nissan - Mitsubishi Alliance. For more information, please visit www.mitsubishi-motors.com/en/index.html.
Public Relations Department
Feb 28, 2017 17:39 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Topic: Press release summary
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