Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has announced that Mitsubishi i-MiEV production has reached 5000 units at its Mizushima Plant as of November 23rd.
This figure does not include electric vehicle production for PSA Peugeot Citroen.
Mitsubishi introduced the i-MiEV into the Japanese market in 2009, and has sold about 3,000 units to individuals and businesses nationwide (as of end October 2010).
The Japanese automaker also started left-hand drive European-spec i-MiEV production from October 2010, and is steadily proceeding with global rollout of EVs.
In fiscal year 2011, in order to further expand its production scale via starting North American-spec i-MiEV production, Mitsubishi plans to transfer production of the i-MiEV from the current commercial vehicle assembly line to the minicar assembly line for cars such as eK Wagon and i.