Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has added AeroVironment, Inc. as an additional authorized and approved nationwide supplier of EV home charging systems, on-site installation services and support for the 2012 i-MiEV.
AeroVironment’s turnkey solution includes its UL-listed home charging station, permit acquisition, installation, customer training, 24/7 customer service and a three-year warranty on both parts and installation labor.
The AeroVironment EVSE-RS Level 2 electric vehicle charging system is an easy-to-use, reliable and safe option for Mitsubishi i owners to use for charging their brand-new EVs in their own homes. AeroVironment has consistently delivered excellent and innovative EV products and services that cover every step of the purchase and installation process.<—Yoichi Yokozawa, President & CEO of Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc./p>
Mitsubishi Motors is waiving the $99.99 site consultation for the first 2,000 customers to pre-order the 2012 Mitsubishi i until 19 April 2012. The on-site home consultation includes an analysis of current electrical wiring capacity, recommended station placement and a full breakdown of activities and costs related to installing an electric refueling system. AeroVironment’s installers secure necessary permits, take into account specific homeowners’ and renters’ unique requests and account for both electrical and building requirements in local areas. Customers can schedule their site consultation by calling the dedicated AeroVironment/Mitsubishi Motors reservation hotline at 866-732-3219 or through an online portal, that will be accessible through the Mitsubishi i website.
AeroVironment delivers a full portfolio of EV charging systems that fit a range of consumer lifestyles and driving patterns, including solutions for the home, work, highway, and retail establishments. The Level 2 home charging station connects to a 240-volt line and is capable of recharging a fully depleted Mitsubishi i battery in approximately 7 hours. Additional AeroVironment charging solutions include a standard plug-in AC cord set (Level 1), a Level 2 connected or “smart” system for home and business use and DC fast chargers that can charge a completely empty main lithium-ion battery pack of a 2012 Mitsubishi i to 80 percent full in less than 30 minutes.