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Nissan and Mitsubishi synergies begin in SE Asia

8 June 2017

Nissan Motor expects its global alliance with Mitsubishi Motors will yield some early synergies in South-east Asia, a region in which it has struggled to keep pace with Japanese rivals Toyota and Honda.


Auto industry consolidation just ratcheted up

24 October 2016

Industry consolidation is much talked about in automotive circles. Just the other day, I heard the prediction - one that I first heard in the 1990s - that the global auto industry will eventually collapse to around six big players. Don't hold your breath though. It is probably true to say though that the process of consolidation or restructuring at the industry level is a pretty slow one and takes a number of forms. It is coming, but it will take time. Maybe though, we're seeing signs of acceleration.


Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance good news for both

13 May 2016

Nissan Motor confirmed this week that it has signed an agreement to acquire a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, in a deal worth JPY247bn (US$2.17bn).


ANALYSIS - Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

18 April 2016

Already produced in two Thai plants and from next year, in Indonesia as well, the Pajero Sport is becoming an increasingly important model for Mitsubishi’s global SUV line-up.

Latest interviews


Q&A with JATCO Ltd

14 October 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

12 April 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.


Q&A with Nissan's global head of Product Planning

2 April 2013

Keno Kato is corporate vice president of Global Product Strategy and Product Planning for Nissan and Infiniti. Glenn Brooks recently met him and took the opportunity to ask a variety of questions concerning future model plans.


INTERVIEW: Agromash Holdings on PSA in Kazakhstan

26 March 2013

PSA Peugeot Citroen recently inked a partnership with Agromash Holding, for the assembly and distribution of the French automaker's passenger cars and LCVs in Kazakhstan. Simon Warburton was in contact with the trailer and agricultural machinery manufacturer based in the huge country on Russia's southern border.

Latest news


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a joint parts and accessories warehousing and logistics operation.


MMC and LexisNexis develop usage-based insurance

2 June 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) are working together so that MMC vehicles can connect directly to the LexisNexis Telematics Exchange to help lower insurance premiums based on driving data.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales up 4.5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported May 2017 sales of 9,429 an increase of 4.5% over May 2016. The brand's sales leader is once again the popular three-row CUV Outlander with sales of 3,382, an increase of 15.2% over last May. The spirited...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA México reported sales of 7,605 units, a 5% sales increase; best May since 2013. “Our recent product launches have been very successful among our clients, as shown in the positive results we had last month," said Bruno Cattori,...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors Japan sells 4,812 units in April

30 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for April 2017. Production Domestic Production: April 2017 - 33,919 units; YoY - 87.6%; FY 2017 - 33,919 units; YoY - 87.6%; CY 2017 - 201,589 units; YoY - 87.7% Overseas Production: April...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors announces personnel changes

26 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (“MMC”) hereby announces important personnel changes. Effective: 1 June 2017 Tatsuo Sato Current post - New Hire New post - vice president, assistant division general manager, Strategic Management Division and...


MMC rebuilding R&D facilities at Okazaki

25 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has started a major renovation work of the R&D Centre in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, which includes the rebuilding of its three main facilities: the main office building, the environment testing facility and the wind tunnel testing facility.


just-auto Plus only MMC's Shenyang JV produces five million engines

22 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced on 19 May 2017 that cumulative engine production reached five million units at Shenyang Aerospace Mitsubishi Motors Engine Manufacturing (SAME), MMC's engine joint-venture in Shenyang, China. SAME was...


Mitsubishi Motors launches new Android Auto app

17 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors launches new Android Auto App in Japan


MMC swings to loss in FY2016

9 May 2017

Troubled Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has reported that its fiscal year 2016 (year ended March 31, 2017) result was a net loss of 198.5 billion yen, compared to prior year's profit of 72.6 billion yen.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sells 8,375 units in April 2017

3 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) reported April 2017 sales of 8,375. Mitsubishi's compact CUV Outlander Sport continued its strong sales streak with its best April sales month ever, selling 2,688 up 2.8% over April 2016. Total 2017 calendar-year...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 6,702 units in April 2017

3 May 2017

FCA México reported a year-to-date (YTD) sales increase of 6%, with 32,809 units. In April, FCA México reported sales of 6,702 units. “Last month, we launched the all-new Jeep Renegade, the most capable Jeep in its class," said...


Japanese overseas vehicle output up 6% in 2016/7

2 May 2017

Japanese light vehicle manufacturers produced a combined 19,115,573 vehicles overseas in the last fiscal year ending 31 March 2017 - a 5.8% increase year on year, according to reports in Japan citing industry sources.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Japan sells 15,184 units in March 2017

28 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for March 2017 and for the 2016 Fiscal Year Production Domestic production: March 2017 - 62,998 units: YoY - 87.8%; FY 2016 - 531,471 units: YoY - 81.4%; CY 2017 - 167,670 units: YoY -...


Mitsubishi Motors largest Thai vehicle exporter

26 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors claimed to have outpaced other large international car makers to become the top automotive exporter in Thailand - for the first time - with export volume of 309,915 units for the fiscal year to 31 March, 2017.


Mitsubishi inaugurates new plant in Indonesia

25 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has inaugurated a new manufacturing plant in Indonesia that will employ 3,000 workers and produce 160,000 units a year at full capacity.


Ghosn rules out Nissan-MMC merger

25 April 2017

Carlos Ghosn has said that he wants Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) to reform and dampened speculation over a an eventual full merger between MMC and Alliance partner Nissan, which has a controlling 34% stake in the poor performing company.


MMC plans engine plant in China

24 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) is planning a new plant in China to supply engines for locally built Outlander sport utility vehicles.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors transfers RVR production

19 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced on 18 April 2017 that it has decided to transfer production of the RVR (or ASX / Outlander Sport in some markets) compact SUV from its Okazaki Plant to Mizushima Plant, effectively from the end of this...


just-auto Plus only MMNA recalls 2016 Outlander vehicles

18 April 2017

NHTSA campaign number: 17V233000 Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America Components: Latches/Locks/Linkages Potential number of units affected: 35,674 Summary Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) is recalling certain 2016 Outlander and...


2017 New York motor show - global debuts list

13 April 2017

There was no stand-out star at this year's New York International Auto Show, though for sheer novelty value, FCA's 840 horsepower Dodge Challenger SRT Demon could be rightly thought of as the biggest attraction.


Daimler says Q1 2017 EBIT "above expectations"

12 April 2017

Daimler said it had achieved a group EBIT for the first quarter 2017 that was "significantly above market expectations".


just-auto Plus only Renault-Nissan Alliance joins ITF organisation

6 April 2017

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has joined the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum (ITF) to work with the organisation on projects and issues regarding transport policy, shared mobility, electric vehicles, future automotive technology...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi North America sales grew 6.2% in March

4 April 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported March 2017 sales of 11,766 an increase of 6.2% over March 2016. With a strong final month, Mitsubishi’s fiscal year 2016 sales closed with over 100,000 sales for the first time since 2007. Leading the way...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico March 2017 sales up 6%

4 April 2017

FCA México reported March sales of 8,436 units, up 6% versus 2016. In the first quarter, FCA México recorded a sales increase of 10% over last year. “In order to broaden the Alfa Romeo lineup, we launched the Alfa Romeo Giulia last...


Mitsubishi building new engine plant in China

31 March 2017

GAC Mitsubishi Motors this week started building a new engine plant in Changsha in the central Chinese province of Hunan, according to local reports.


Toyota and others recall more Takata airbag cars

30 March 2017

Toyota and other automakers are recalling around 2.9m vehicles in Japan, China, Oceania and other regions as part of the wider Takata inflator-related recall ordered last year.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Japan sales up 70.6% in February 2017

29 March 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for February 2017 Production Domestic Production: February 2017 - 55,124 units; YoY - 87.8% FY 2016 - 468,473 units; YoY - 80.6% CY 2017 - 104,672 units; YoY - 87.6% Overseas Production:...


PCMA Rus uses domestic expertise for components

28 March 2017

PCMA Rus says it is looking to existing suppliers in Russia to ensure competitiveness as manufacturers seek to take advantage of the ruble depreciation.


just-auto Plus only Nissan Japan announces senior management changes

15 March 2017

Nissan Motor on 14 March 2017 announced senior management appointments, effective 1 April. The changes cover the positions of Executive Committee members, senior vice presidents (SVP), corporate vice presidents (CVP) and vice presidents (VP). Executive...

Mitsubishi Motors news

Nissan and Mitsubishi synergies begin in SE Asia

8 June 2017

Nissan Motor expects its global alliance with Mitsubishi Motors will yield some early synergies i...


Nissan, Mitsubishi share warehousing in Australia

5 June 2017

Nissan Motor Australia and Mitsubishi Motors Australia have announced the establishment of a join...


MMC and LexisNexis develop usage-based insurance

2 June 2017

LexisNexis Risk Solutions and Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) are working together so that MMC vehicles c...


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales up 4.5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported May 2017 sales of 9,429 an increase of 4.5% over...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales up 5% in May 2017

2 June 2017

FCA México reported sales of 7,605 units, a 5% sales increase; best May since 2013. &ld...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors Japan sells 4,812 units in April

30 May 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for April 2017. Production D...



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