FRANKFURT — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is emphasizing its gasoline direct-injection (GDI) engine technology in its approach to producing a hybrid vehicle. The company unveiled the concept Smart Utility Wagon (SUW) Advance at the recent Frankfurt auto show. The SUW uses a 1.5L GDI engine already in production but combines it with a small integral motor-generator and lithium-ion battery. Mitsubishi's SUW Advance would challenge the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight. The car gets 3.6L/100 km (65 ...

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