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Byline: Charles E. Buban
SOON, THE WORD CHARGing may take a different meaning to most motorists. Especially those who can afford it.
The group of local motoring writers who attended the 41st Tokyo Motor Show whose closest brush with charging is with their laptops and mobile phones saw first hand how a new car technology can change the world.
At the Mitsubishi headquarters in downtown Tokyo, is a station that loads electricity to an i-MiEV (short for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle, the i-MiEV is the worlds first full scale production electric car now available initially in Japan).
Takayuki Yatabe, Mitsubishi Motors EV Business Promotion Department manager, said that a number of quick-charge stations are currently being established …