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Mitsubishi 5th International Rally Green Montreal

Montreal welcomes this year's 5th edition of the Rallye International Vert de Montreal, a written schedule of the Alternative Energies Cup FIA ordeal. For the first time, two Mitsubishi i-MiEV will be listed and will take up a challenge that no electric vehicle has been realized in this type of ordeal. One of the i-MiEV, whose arrival on Canadian soil is scheduled for December, will be entrusted to reputed sports commentator for Radio-Canada, Claude Quenneville, a spokesperson for the event, which will have its browser colleague Alexis Gascon .

The other will be driven by veteran Rejean Losier browser which will Ontarian Brian Maxwell. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV arrives this fall with some dealers of the brand and the manufacturer is quick to put two of its cars to demonstrate the reliability of this product whose sole energy is electricity. It's a Synchro Team Racing Blainville the preparation of vehicles was entrusted.

"In other tests taking place in ten countries on four continents, electric vehicles travel only on the last step a hundred kilometers, stated Fr Kenji Toh, Vice President for Sales, a Planning and Marketing Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada. The Rallye International Vert de Montreal is a challenge since our i-MiEV will travel more than 400 of the 550 km over two days. To simulate a residential use, we will have the right of the normal charge of 110 volts AC or 220 volts AC intermediary. We estimate it will cost a few dollars to cover the distance. "

This is the heart of Montreal on McGill College Avenue, the ordeal will commence Friday 18.00 via a short ordeal on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. The cars come back for the night before leaving for 3 stages around the city of Lachute, northwest of the Metropole, or they will come back at the end of day. Sunday it was the turn of the town of St-Hyacinthe to accommodate last 3 stages before a stop in Boucherville, a research center or prototypes i-MiEV are used for almost two years. After the last verifications end ordeal, the cars come back in convoy Montreal.

It should be noted that the Rallye International Vert de Montreal was held in conjunction with Rendez-Vous des Energies, exhibition or will be presented on Friday, 30 September to Sunday, October 2 technology and alternative energy companies participating including Hydro-Quebec, CAA-Quebec and other manufacturers.

2012 Mitsubishi iMIEV

First presented in 2007 at the Salon in Frankfurt and on sale in Japan for 2 years, the i-MiEV (Mitsubishi Innovative Electric Vehicle) comes on Canadian soil this fall. Block lithium-ion provides a four-seater sedan a range of over 150 kilometers and possesses an equivalent engine power to 66 horses. For more information, please visit the website of the ordeal to or visit the website for the media - no password required - at

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