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Tokyo, January 27, 2017
Mitsubishi Motors to supply 635 Outlander PHEVs to National Police of Ukraine
– Second MMC Shipment Under Green Investment Scheme –
Tokyo, January 27, 2017 - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that through its local importer and distributor MMC Ukraine*1 MMC is to supply the National Police of Ukraine with 635 units of the Outlander PHEV. These vehicles are to be delivered around July 2017.
The supply stems from an emissions trading agreement signed by a number of Japanese companies with the Government of Ukraine. As part of its policy to reduce CO2 and greenhouse gas emissions using the Green Investment Scheme*2 under the Kyoto Protocol, the Ukrainian government will use the Outlander PHEVs as police vehicles.
This marks the second time MMC has supplied vehicles under the Green Investment Scheme, the first being to deliver of 507 units of the i-MiEV all-new electric vehicle to the Government of Estonia starting in October 2011.
Since its launch in 2013, the Outlander PHEV has recorded cumulative sales of 80,768 units (as at the end of 2016) and ranked the best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle for four years in a row in Europe.
*1. Outline of MMCU
  • Start of business: June 2016
  • Main business lines: Import and sales of MMC vehicles
  • Stockholders: Mitsubishi Corporation - 60%; local partner NIKO Group - 40%
*2. Green Investment Scheme
  • A type of international emissions trading plan which provides for funds deriving from the transfer of Assigned Amount Units (AAUs) in emission trading pursuant to Article 17 of the Kyoto Protocol to be used for the purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other environmental measures.
  • Assigned Amount Units: Under Article 3 of the Kyoto Protocol, the allowable level of emissions assigned to a developed country party with a specific emissions target inscribed in Annex B.

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