print | It all started in 1966. In that year the largest Japanese power company requested Mitsubishi to build an electric car. The outcome was the "Minica EV" and the technology behind that concept has continued to develop till today. Batteries got more powerful, lighter and quicker to charge. Now, in 2010, the electric car isn't just aimed at governments and idealists anymore. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV is meant to be the first electric car for the people.
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