22 Apr '11, 7pm

Mitsubishi iMiEV Will Be Cheapest EV in U.S.

The popular Japanese EV , the Mitusbishi iMiEV , is finally coming to the U.S. next January and at $27,990 before incentives, it will be the cheapest plug-in car on the market. The tiny all-electric will be eligible for some major incentives: a $7,500 Federal tax credit, thousands more in state credits (California offers $5,000, Colorado $6,000, etc.), regional and local credits like the $3,000 rebate for residents of the San Joaquin Valley and some companies like Sony Pictures are offering up another $5,000 to employees. In fact, if you are among the handful of Sony Pictures employees who reside in the San Joaquin Valley, you can get the iMiEV for about $8,000 after all the incentives are cashed in. Pretty incredible. Even if you're not among that small group, you can expect to take at least $10,000 off the top, which puts this car in the range of something like the Honda...

Full article: http://www.ecogeek.org/component/content/article/3488-mit...

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