25 Jan '13, 10am

Mitsubishi recalls near 15,000 electric cars: Mitsubishi is to recall about 14,700 of its electric vehicles, due...

Mitsubishi recalls near 15,000 electric cars: Mitsubishi is to recall about 14,700 of its electric vehicles, due...

Mitsubishi is to recall about 14,700 of its electric vehicles, due to problems with the braking system. According to Reuters , the recall affects models of i-MiEV car and its Citroen C-Zero, Peugeot iON and Minicab i-MiEV variants. It’s about half of all the models yet produced, since they were launched in 2009. Cars in both the brand’s native Japan and Europe will be requested to return for a fix, which will correct a potential problem with the electric pump that affects braking performance. The owners of around 3,400 i-MiEV city cars and 2,400 Minicab i-MiEVs in Japan will be invited to take their model to a local dealer for inspection and free repair. In Europe, around 8,900 i-MiEVs will also be recalled, some of which will have been sold as Peugeot iON and Citroen C-Zero models, although Mitsubishi declines to say how many. While recalls are common, when new alternativ...

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