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Mitsubishi launching MiEV power BOX 1500W power feeder for its EVs
By Anthony Capkun
March 9, 2012 – Mitsubishi Motors Corp. revealed today it will be bringing to market the new MiEV power BOX power feeder, which is capable of supplying electrical power from an electric vehicle (EV). Supplied by a Mitsubishi Group affiliate, the MiEV power BOX will be offered as a dealer option for the company’s i-MiEV and Minicab-MiEV EVs. The BOX is an adapter that plugs into a quick-charging connector and is capable of supplying up to 1500W of AC electricity from the power stored in the vehicle’s drive battery. It has been designed mainly to power household electrical appliances, either when away from home or in an emergency. When connected to a fully-charged 16-kWh battery-equipped model, the MiEV power BOX can supply power for between five and six hours.