Costa Rica joins the Plug In band waggon with gift from Japan
Costa Rican government cruises ahead with a fleet of Mitsubishi plug-in vehicles
The government of Japan has delivered a fleet of 20 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs and 29 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs to the government of Costa Rica, as part of the Overseas Development Agreement between the two countries.
The new vehicles will be used by 15 government agencies and universities.
Costa Rica is a land of rugged terrain and many unpaved roads – SUVs and trucks with high ground clearance dominate the vehicle market. The Outlanders are sure to be a hit in the country while the tiny i-MiEV city car shoul dbe fine in San Jose.
“We are very pleased to be able to support the Costa Rican government’s efforts to embrace cleaner automotive technologies,” said Mitsubishi CEO Osamu Masuko. “We hope these vehicles will contribute to Costa Rica’s transition to a low-carbon, sustainable economy.”
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