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Jakarta Auto Show Report

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VA: Minnow Mitsubishi not short on L200 claims

Graeme Roberts | 23 Jul 2015

Minnow Mitsubishi Motors UK (MMUK) is only a bit player in the 2.5m unit UK new car and 321,000 commercial vehicle market but has long punched above its weight in one tonne pickup trucks. And it's making some pretty bold claims for its fully redesigned L200 line.


ANALYSIS: BMW sales collapse in largest EU market

Glenn Brooks | 9 Jul 2015

The 12 percent YoY rise in the June German passenger cars market has seen some notable changes to the usual pecking order. Opel muscled past both Ford and BMW to take fourth position behind Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and third-placed Audi.


ANALYSIS: Thailand targets EVs for future growth

Tony Pugliese | 6 Jul 2015

The Thai government has identified electric vehicles (EVs) as the next growth segment for its automotive industry and looks to be in the process of developing a comprehensive strategy to attract investment in this sector.


COMMENT: Volkswagen outsells Vauxhall in UK

Glenn Brooks | 7 May 2015

Ford is secure as market leader in Britain but there was a major upset in the April passenger car market with Vauxhall losing its traditional second place to Volkswagen.

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

Thai vehicle sales fall 12% in July

Tony Pugliese | 26 Aug 2015

New vehicle sales in Thailand fell by 12.1% to 60,863 units in July, compared with 69,267 units in the same month of last year, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries.


SUVs continue on a roll down under

Graeme Roberts | 6 Aug 2015

Australians continued their love affair with the versatile SUV last month with 13.4% more sold than in July 2014.


Mitsubishi Motors Q1 sales and profits fall

Graeme Roberts | 30 Jul 2015

Despite some rises in unit sales in key export markets, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) posted falls in overall sales and profits in its first fiscal quarter to 30 June, 2015.


Currency and depreciation reduce Mazda profits

Graeme Roberts | 30 Jul 2015

Despite a 14.2% year on year rise in sales to JPY806,007m, Mazda Motor Corporation (MMC) booked a 5.4% rise in fiscal first quarter operating income to JPY53.3m and net income off 24.8% to JPY36.8m.


Mitsubishi ending US production

Graeme Roberts | 27 Jul 2015

As news reports in Japan suggested at the end of last week, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has decided to pull the plug on production at its US plant in Normal Illinois.


Mitsubishi ending Normal production - reports

Graeme Roberts | 24 Jul 2015

Mitsubishi Motors reportedly plans to end car production in the US.


GKN Driveline starts Thailand AWD facility

Simon Warburton | 16 Jul 2015

GKN Driveline has opened its new AWD manufacturing facility in Thailand.


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.

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.

Company research

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation – Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (7211) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (7211) - Financial and Strateg

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (7211) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been co...

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Japan)

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Japan)

This report presents quick facts about Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, which is principally involved in the Manufacture and Distribution of Automobiles and related Financial Services....

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