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Mitsubishi Motors to stop making first mass-produced EV

Lack of resources left i-MiEV without upgrades for a decade and overtaken by newcomers

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Motors will stop making the world's first mass-produced electric passenger car, the i-MiEV, as early as the end of fiscal 2020, Nikkei has learned.

Sales of i-MiEVs have been sluggish, and the cars lag behind those of rivals in cruising distance and other factors.

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