Mitsubishi Motors’ iMiEV has been awarded the “Environment Special Grand Prize” at the 25th International Automobile Festival in Paris
The iMiEV was selected amongst from four nominees each representing "concrete projects for sustainable mobility in terms of environmental protection or security" by a panel of 18 design, fashion, automotive and media luminaries.
The iMiEV employs a highly energy efficient electric motor powered by recyclable lithium-ion batteries and produces no emissions.
Kiyoshi Teshima, President of Mitsubishi Motors France, said: "This Grand Prize is a great honour and is a further incentive for our engineers to continue pursuing Mitsubishi Motors’ pioneering work in promotion of popularization of alternative powertrains.”
Read a review of the Mitsubishi iMiEV here.