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Mitsubishi Deliver i-MiEV Electric Electric Vehicles to Monaco
Mitsubishi has delivered 4 units of its i-MiEV electric vehicles (EVs) to the Principality of Monaco on November 25th.The Principality of Monaco, proactively seeking ways to combat environmental issues and to replace domestic transportation with low-CO2-emitting electric vehicles, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, Mitsubishi Motors Europe B.V. and MC Automobile (Europe) N.V. regarding fleet testing of the EVs on March 26, 2009 in Monaco.
According to the terms of the MoU, the i-MiEVs, which delivery mainly to corporate customers in Japan began in July, were delivered to the Principality of Monaco.
The i-MiEVs are being leased via MCE Bank GmbH, a subsidiary of MC. According to the terms of the MoU, the Principality of Monaco plans to promote electric vehicles through the use of the i-MiEVs at its local community service organizations, including the post office, public parking services, the Monegasque electricity company (SMEG) and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation.
The new-generation EV i-MiEV was launched in Japan in July 2009. Looking to move towards full-fledged global distribution in 2010, MMC is currently involved in testing and promotional activities around the world.
The Principality of Monaco has also teamed up with the Renault-Nissan Alliance to promote and research the use of zero-emission vehicles.
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