Electric Cars

We’ve been creating electric cars for years. Our experience in developing cutting-edge technology makes us experts in this field. Discover our electric history and get answers to all your electric vehicle questions.

Electric and Hybrid Cars

What’s the difference between an electric and a hybrid car?

An electric vehicle is powered entirely by a motor. A hybrid vehicle has an electric motor and a petrol engine. A plug-in hybrid tends to have a more powerful electric motor and a petrol engine. But there’s more to it than that…

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Safety and Reliability

Is an electric car safe in a thunderstorm?

In short, yes it is. An electric vehicle’s battery is triple-sealed in a compartment under the floor of the vehicle. Get the full story here...

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Range and Running Costs

Will an electric car save me money?

Yes. A fully electric vehilce only uses electricity, and a plug-in hybrid uses electricity more often, so both should be cheaper than a conventional car. We do the maths for you...
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Charging and Battery

How do I charge my car?

Whilst hybrid cars charge themsleves as they drive through a process called regenerative braking, you can charge a pure electric car and a plug-in hybrid. Each one has its advantages. Read on to find out more...
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HISTORY AND INVOLVEMENT

The Mitsubishi Electric Story

Electrification has been part of our plans since 1970. Learn how we take a pioneering approach to electric vehicle development and how we’re forging ahead to create vehicles of the future.

Further reading

Got questions about electric vehicles? Take a look at these informative sections.