Tuesday, 11 May 2021 | 21:00 WIB

Alliance of Mitsubishi Motors and Renault-Nissan Set to Release 12 Electric Cars

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TOKYO, NETRALNEWS.COM - The new alliance built by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) with Renault-Nissan is going to launch 12 electric cars. Two of them are Mitsubishi's latest electric vehicle models.

Regarding the models, CEO of MMC Osamu Masuko said the company will continue to concentrate to produce unique SUV tailored to the needs of Mitsubishi's customers.

"Mitsubishi Motors has been offering SUVs for decades, long before the term was created. In this golden era of SUVs, we will create unique SUVs for Mitsubishi Motors," said Masuko, Saturday (11/4/2017)

"Our main strength is the SUV. We introduce electric vehicles in front of our competitors. We are also strong in creating new types of vehicles," he said.

"We will continue to refine SUV and electrification technologies and we will integrate them with new technologies such as artificial intelligence and vehicle connectivity," said Masuko.

Outlander PHEV SUV from Mitsubishi combines EV sophistication, SUV toughness and agility of Lancer Evolution sedan. The car has been sold in the European and Japanese markets, but it needs preparation if planning to enter the Indonesian market.

The big alliance also plans to launch 11 new models by 2020.