Mitsubishi Motors’ Evolved PHEV and S-AWC Systems of the Eclipse Cross Won RJC Technology of the Year for 2022 in Japan
TOKYO, Nov 10, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) today revealed that the developed plug-in hybrid electrical automobile (PHEV) and Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC) systems of the Eclipse Cross won the RJC Technology of the Year in RJC Car of the Year for 2022 run by the Automotive Researchers’ and Journalists’ Conference of Japan (RJC).
|Eclipse Cross PHEV design|
The PHEV variation of the Eclipse Cross, a crossover SUV, utilizes an enhanced twin-motor 4WD system and S-AWC incorporated automobile characteristics manage system from the Outlander PHEV that is extremely acknowledged all over the world. The RJC choice committee well-known the innovations that draw out a high level of tranquility and effective, steady driving efficiency distinct to PHEVs, in addition to smooth velocity and active handling.
MMC is dedicated to the advancement of environmentally-friendly lorries that embody the business’s distinct Mitsubishi Motors-ness, or what specifies MMC’s automobiles – a mix of security, security (assurance) and convenience. Electrification and all-wheel control innovations are at the core of such advancement and are totally made use of in the developed PHEV and S-AWC systems embraced in the Eclipse Cross PHEV design.
This is the 5th time that MMC has actually won the RJC Technology of the Year. Other acknowledged innovations consist of the INVECS (Intelligent & Innovative Vehicle Electronic Control System) automated transmission innovation of Galant and Eterna in the award for 1993; the INVECS-II Sport Mode automated transmission of FTO for 1995; the GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) engine of Galant and Legnum for 1997; and the PHEV system of the Outlander PHEV for 2014.
About Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (TSE: 7211), MMC– a member of the Alliance with Renault and Nissan–, is an international car business based in Tokyo, Japan, which has more than 30,000 workers and an international footprint with production centers in Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, mainland China, the Philippines, Viet Nam and Russia. MMC has an one-upmanship in SUVs, pickup and plug-in hybrid electrical automobiles, and attract enthusiastic chauffeurs ready to challenge convention and accept development. Because the production of our very first automobile more than a century back, MMC has actually been a leader in electrification– released the i-MiEV – the world’s very first mass-produced electrical lorry in 2009, followed by the Outlander PHEV – the world’s very first plug-in hybrid electrical SUV in2013 MMC revealed a three-year service strategy in July 2020 to present more competitive and innovative designs, consisting of the Eclipse Cross PHEV (PHEV design), the brand new Outlander and the brand new Triton/L200
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