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ANALYSIS - Mitsubishi future models under Nissan

7 November 2017

Its owner Nissan Motor says Mitsubishi Motors' vehicles won't be fully integrated into the newly expanded R-N-M Alliance's system of architectures until 2020, possibly later. Conventional SUVs, plug-in hybrids, battery-electric small cars and high performance e-SUVs will step by step become the speciality of MMC.


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).

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.

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just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors to promote use of EVs in Vietnam

16 January 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Vietnam under which they plan to explore how best to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. Mitsubishi Motors will work with Vietnam Industry...


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi unveils Alliance Venture

10 January 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has unveiled Alliance Ventures, a new corporate venture capital fund which plans to invest up to US$1bn to support open innovation during the next five years.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales surge 7.7% in 2017

4 January 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) continued its sales momentum in 2017 posting its fifth consecutive calendar year sales increase. Total 2017 sales were 103,686, an increase of 7.7% over 2016, and the first time the brand has surpassed 100,000 vehicles...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 9,588 units in December 2017

4 January 2018

In December, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 9,588 units. FCA Mexico annual sales were of 100,846 units. "2017 was a year with important launches for the Alfa Romeo, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Ram and Mitsubishi brands," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross reaches UK market

2 January 2018

The first shipments of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV/crossover have landed in the UK ahead of market launch this month.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Japan sells 7,704 vehicles in November

27 December 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for November 2017 Production Domestic Production: November 2017 - 52,371 units; YoY - 113.5%; FY 2017 - 365,781 units; YoY - 117.6%; CY 2017 - 533,451 units; YoY - 106.2% Overseas...


Nissan recalls 320,000 Japan vehicles after fires

14 December 2017

Nissan is recalling nearly 320,000 vehicles in Japan to fix defective coating in an electronic power unit that could cause a short circuit and fire in the worst case scenario.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi to expand EV development in Indonesia

12 December 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Indonesian Government under which it will work to expand the use and availability of electric vehicles in Indonesia. This announcement will support the...


just-auto Plus only Outlander earns IIHS 2018 top safety pick

8 December 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced that its seven-passenger crossover, the 2018 Outlander, has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick winner when equipped with optional front crash prevention and specific headlights.* The Insurance Institute for...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales surge 24.8% in November

4 December 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported November 2017 sales of 8,609 up 24.8% from November 2016, its best November sales since 2006. Leading the charge was the three-row, seven-passenger Outlander CUV, which reported 3,740 units sold, an increase of...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,488 units in November 2017

4 December 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,488 units. “Last month, we had important launches," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "At the Los Angeles Auto Show, we launched the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, the most capable, luxurious...


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores new Eclipse Cross five star rating

1 December 2017

The all new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross arrives to the market with high safety scores, achieving the maximum 5-star ANCAP safety rating. “Australasian consumers continue to be spoilt for choice in the SUV segment with the new Eclipse Cross arriving on...


just-auto Plus only MMNA launches new Mitsubishi Connect

29 November 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America made the global debut of the brand's new connected vehicle services program, Mitsubishi Connect. The innovative platform of services provides vehicle owners with a safe, secure and convenient driving experience. Mitsubishi...


just-auto Plus only Eclipse Cross to make its North American debut

29 November 2017

Eclipse Cross, the new compact SUV from Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), will make its North American debut at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Outlander PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) SUV will be showcased as well. Earlier today, the company...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Japan sells 5,490 vehicles in October

29 November 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for October 2017 Production Domestic Production: October 2017 - 55,772 units; YoY - 126.0 %; FY 2017 - 313,410 units; YoY - 118.3 %; CY 2017 - 481,080 units; YoY - 105.5 % Overseas...


GAZ starts production of frames for new Pajero

22 November 2017

GAZ Group says it has started production of chassis frames for the new model of Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. A unit of GAZ specialising in component production and is able to supply other OEMs in Russia looking to raise local content levels, in line with government decrees.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi US recalls 2014-2018 Mirage vehicles

21 November 2017

Summary Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Mirage vehicles. The internal acceleration sensor in the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Electronic Control Unit (ECU) can misinterpret vibrations such as those from poor road...


Mitsubishi Motors H1 operating profit recovers

7 November 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced financial results for the six months ending 30 September 2017, and reaffirmed its full year outlook for the current fiscal year to 31 March 2018.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales drop 3.4% in October 2017

2 November 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported October 2017 sales of 7,381 down 3.4% from October 2016. The fun-to-drive, fuel-efficient Mirage sedan and G4 combined sales were up 18.7% for the month. Through 10 months, Mitsubishi calendar year sales are up...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,493 units in October 2017

2 November 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,493 units. “Last month in Mexico, we launched the most capable version of the most awarded SUV in the world, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk, expanding the range of Jeep products, which continue to attract new customers to...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors Japan sells 10,737 units in Sept

30 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for September 2017. Production Domestic Production: September 2017 - 53,882 units; YoY - 112.5%; FY 2017 - 257,638 units; YoY - 116.8%; CY 2017 - 425,308 units; YoY - 103.3% Overseas...


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

The following cars and concepts were world premieres at the 2017 Tokyo motor show.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Electric begins ISG system production

26 October 2017

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced that it has begun mass-producing the auto industry’s first crankshaft-mounted integrated starter-generator (ISG) system for 48V hybrid vehicles, which will be mounted in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. The demand for...


TOKYO SHOW - MMC debuts 'E-Evolution' concept

25 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has debuted its 'E-Evolution Concept' at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Vietnam recalls Pajero vehicles

24 October 2017

From 1 November 2017, as requested by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam (MMV) will carry out the recall campaign of replacing driver and passenger side airbag inflator for 2,519 units of Mitsubishi Pajero vehicles which have been...


Mitsubishi plans Dutch vehicle to grid pilot

19 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced the implementation of a vehicle to grid (V2G) pilot in the Netherlands with the first charge point already being used with Outlander PHEV vehicle storage batteries.


Mitsubishi Motors announces new three year plan

18 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors on Wednesday launched Drive for Growth, a three year strategic plan it said would deliver sustained and profitable growth, targeting an increase of more than 30% in both annual unit sales to 1.3m vehicles and in revenues to JPY2.5 trillion.


Mitsubishi see China driving expansion

13 October 2017

Growth in China will be a driving force for the global expansion of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), the company's chief executive Osamu Masuko said yesterday.


New Asian markets Mitsubishi makes strong start

5 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors said its new Xpander multi-purpose vehicle had enjoyed one of the most successful launches of any vehicle introduced in Indonesia.


Mitsubishi starts building new SUV for Europe

5 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors has begun shipping its new Eclipse Cross compact SUV to Europe.

Mitsubishi Motors news

just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors to promote use of EVs in Vietnam

16 January 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Vie...


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi unveils Alliance Venture

10 January 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has unveiled Alliance Ventures, a new corporate venture capital fund wh...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales surge 7.7% in 2017

4 January 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) continued its sales momentum in 2017 posting its fifth con...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 9,588 units in December 2017

4 January 2018

In December, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 9,588 units. FCA Mexico annual sales were of 100,846 un...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross reaches UK market

2 January 2018

The first shipments of the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV/crossover have landed in the UK ahead of...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Japan sells 7,704 vehicles in November

27 December 2017

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



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