Mitsubishi is pushing back the U.S. introduction of the plug-in hybrid version of its Outlander utility vehicle until next summer.
The PHEV version of the Outlander, which was unveiled at the New York Auto Show last spring, was originally scheduled for this fall. However, the plans have changed, according to Alex Fedorak, Mitsubishi’s director of communications.
“Following a thorough evaluation process, we have determined that, in order to meet a level of competitiveness that will exceed customer expectations in the United States, the launch of the Outlander PHEV will be delayed until the summer of 2017,” he said in an email to TheDetroitBureau.com. (more…)