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ANALYSIS: Thailand targets EVs for future growth

The Thai government has identified electric vehicles (EVs) as the next growth segment for its automotive industry and looks to be in the pro...

COMMENT: Volkswagen outsells Vauxhall in UK

Ford is secure as market leader in Britain but there was a major upset in the April passenger car market with Vauxhall losing its traditiona...


ANALYSIS: Depressed Thai market forces rethink

Tony Pugliese | 26 Mar 2015

After a government stimulated market binge in 2012, the Thai vehicle market has been left saturated and has declined sharply since. As output of small cars in other countries of the ASEAN picks up, the OEMs' planning assumptions for manufacturing eco-cars in Thailand are being upset and strategies hastily revised. Tony Pugliese reports.


COMMENT: Russia defiant in face of yet more crisis

Simon Warburton | 19 Mar 2015

You might be forgiven for thinking the Russian Federation was at the edge of an economic precipice at the moment, facing a potential avalanche of catastrophic bad news that even for this battle-hardened country is especially daunting.


Management briefing: 48V mild hybrids (2)

Calum MacRae | 20 Feb 2015

Moving to a 48V architecture in hybrid and electric vehicles offers plenty of promise. It provides about four times the energy recuperation - from regenerative and friction braking - than is available on the traditional 12V system. Calum MacRae takes a closer look at OEM plans in this area and asks, what will 48V bring?


ANALYSIS: Nissan Europe is closing in on Toyota

Glenn Brooks | 17 Feb 2015

Certain new and accelerating trends are revealed for the European passenger car market in the latest figures issued by ACEA.

Latest Interviews

Q&A with JATCO Ltd

Calum MacRae | 14 Oct 2014

Calum MacRae talked to JATCO's Yuko Fujita. JATCO holds 49% of the world CVT market. JATCO, 75% held by Nissan Motor Company, was exhibiting at the Paris Motor Show for the first time.


INTERVIEW: PCMA-Rus Jean-Christophe Marchal

Simon Warburton | 12 Apr 2013

PCMA-Rus is a joint venture between PSA Peugeot Citroen (70%) and Mitsubishi Motors (30%) in the Kaluga region of Russia, some 100 miles south west of the capital. PCMA-Rus general manager, Jean-Christophe Marchal, spoke to Simon Warburton at this week's Russian Automotive Forum in Moscow.

Latest News

SUVs continue driving US sales growth

Bill Cawthon | 2 Jul 2015

June was another good month for the auto industry as US light vehicle sales continued to grow.


Mitsubishi launching smartphone link infotainment

Graeme Roberts | 1 Jul 2015

Mitsubishi Motors will roll out a newly-developed integrated smartphone infotainment system in coming months.


Daimler Fuso e-Truck trials conclude successfully

Chris Wright | 30 Jun 2015

Trials of Daimler's Fuso battery electric, zero emission trucks have been completed in a research project co-funded by the Portuguese government through IAPMEI, the Public Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.


Mitsubishi recalls 460,000 cars for visor mods

Graeme Roberts | 29 Jun 2015

Mitsubishi Motors North America is recalling 459,618 Mitsubishi, Chrysler and Dodge brand vehicles made up to 16 years ago due to a potential airbag/sun visor clash in an accident.


GAZ components welcomes rouble rate "absolutely"

Simon Warburton | 18 Jun 2015

GAZ Group's supply division is welcoming the rouble depreciation as a genuine business opportunity but noted it had to submit its tender to manufacture for its parent in just the same way as any other competitor.


Facelift Mitsubishi Outlander on sale in Japan

Graeme Roberts | 18 Jun 2015

Mitsubishi Motors has launched a facelfted Outlander range in Japan following the public debut in New York last April.


Mitsubishi begins developing new Lancer

Graeme Roberts | 11 Jun 2015

Mitsubishi Motors has commenced work on the redesigned Lancer, executive vice president Don Swearingen said.


Toyota Philipines JV eyes capacity hike

Graeme Roberts | 9 Jun 2015

Toyota Motor Philippines, a joint venture with local conglomerate GT Capital Holdings, is looking at increasing production capacity by 10% to 20% from the current 40,000 a year.


Mitsubishi to launch Pajero Sport in India

Graeme Roberts | 9 Jun 2015

Mitsubishi is expected to launch the Pajero Sport in India in 2016.


LCVs dominate Australia top five in May

Graeme Roberts | 9 Jun 2015

As in neighbouring New Zealand, light commercial vehicles took the top places in the sales charts in May.


More carmakers add Google and Apple systems

Chris Wright | 29 May 2015

Carmakers are moving quickly to follow Hyundai's lead in offer Google's Android Auto and Apple's CarPlay systems.


Big Four steadily losing Brazilian market share

Fernando Calmon | 26 May 2015

Though Brazil sales are estimated to fall 13% to 19% in 2015, depending on the forecaster's optimism or pessimism, not all brands will be hit. The market seems more prone to shrinkage in the lower price ranges where the dominant 'older' four - automakers established here for decades - are suffering most.


Thailand: Mitsubishi opens new proving ground

Tony Pugliese | 15 May 2015

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has opened a new proving ground in Thailand as part of a broader strengthening of the company's R&D capabilities in the country.


MHI starts turbocharger production in Indiana

Simon Warburton | 14 May 2015

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has held a ceremony to the mark start of full-scale production at its new turbocharger manufacturing plant in Franklin, Indiana.


Mitsubishi recalls over 130,000 vehicles in US

Dave Leggett | 11 May 2015

Mitsubishi has recalled more than 130,000 vehicles in the US covered by two separate NHTSA announcements.


Russian auto unions mull global framework deals

Simon Warburton | 30 Apr 2015

Automotive unions as well as labour confederations have met in Moscow to discuss Global Framework Agreements (GFA) with a view to gaining experience on their potential implementation in Russia.


PSA Q1 revenue up 4.6% to EUR13.7bn, Russia tough

Simon Warburton | 29 Apr 2015

PSA Peugeot Citroen has posted first quarter Group revenue up 4.6% to EUR13.7bn (US$15.1bn), but is forecasting a 30% plummet in Russia automotive demand this year.


MMC boosts fiscal year operating income 10%

Simon Warburton | 24 Apr 2015

MMC has posted full-year 2014 net sales of JPY2,180.7bn, (US$18.2bn), a 4% rise compared to the same period last year.


Mitsubishi China recalls 26,000 vehicles

Graeme Roberts | 21 Apr 2015

Mitsubishi Motors is recalling around 26,600 Lancer and Outlander models in China for a demister fan problem.


GERMANY: Mazda outsells Nissan as Qashqai crashes

Glenn Brooks | 16 Apr 2015

Thanks to a plethora of new and updated models, Mazda has found itself in the extraordinary situation of having overtaken Nissan in Europe's largest national market.


'Very strong' Australia March sales up 8%

Graeme Roberts | 13 Apr 2015

Australia’s new car market was very strong in March 2015, local trade group FCAI said, with sales up 8% year on year. The 105,054 unit tally for March was a record for the month.


Mitsubishi sets monthly export record

Graeme Roberts | 7 Apr 2015

Boosted by the first shipments of the redesigned Triton/L200 pickup truck, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) said it set a monthly export volume with 37,062 built-up units in March 2015.

Latest blogs

Lockdown in St Petersburg

Simon Warburton | 23 May 2014

It's perhaps no huge surprise security is taken so seriously at this year's Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum, but the sheer scale of the precautions is overwhelming.


PHEV excites MMC

Graeme Roberts | 22 Oct 2013

Mitsubishi Motors Europe is pretty excited about the imminent launch - in its home base of the Netherlands - of the claimed segment exclusive Outlander PHEV.

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