Tag Archives: all-electric truck

Miami Lakes Auto FUSO eCanter Production

Mitsubishi Fuso Runs Small-Scale Production for eCanter

Miami Lakes Auto FUSO eCanter Production

Mitsubishi is not just the name behind an automotive brand. It’s actually also the name behind a naval industry, electric appliances, and even beer (Kirin Ichiban). One faction not popularly talked about is their commercial vehicle brand, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. They’re actually doing some pretty interesting stuff, starting with the all-electrified version of their popular truck, the Canter.

It was back in March when we first talked about Mitsubishi Fuso and the electrified Canter, soon to be called the eCatner by Mitsubishi Fuso. Recently, this eCanter finally went into production. To start, Mitsubishi Fuso is starting a small-scale series production of the medium-duty electric truck, where only a handful will be built. Some would say this is a smart strategy – no use in wasting resources by over achieving. Plus, seeing as how Mitsubishi is going to be using Nissan resources for their global expansion plan, they don’t need to make enemies by being wasteful.

Read the rest of this entry >>

Miami Lakes Mitsubishi Hyaku Concept

Meet Hyaku, Mitsubishi’s Centennial Concept

Miami Lakes Mitsubishi Hyaku Concept

100 must be the lucky number for Mitsubishi, because 2017 marks 100 years that the automotive company has been in business, and it’s surprise after surprise. First they gave us a throwback with the Eclipse Cross debut at the Geneva Motor Show. Then they added a limited edition to the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, and gave the discontinued Lancer a limited edition as well. They’re even bringing back their very first model A as a PHEV, redesigned by the same guys behind MTV’s Pimp My Ride. Can it get any better? Yes, it can.

Mitsubishi already has an electric vehicle, the Mitsubishi i-Miev, and they’re releasing an all-electric commercial truck line very soon. We know they plan to enter the autonomous car race as well, given their current development of autonomous mapping technology. What’s next for the auto brand? Let’s just say West Coast Customs isn’t the only company that’s going to give Mitsubishi Motors a new look.

Read the rest of this entry >>