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How the mighty fall - the week

23 November 2018

I'm sure many others - in or observing the autobiz - were as saddened as I was to hear of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance kingpin and Nissan Motor supremo Carlos Ghosn's downfall this week.


Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


Interior design – Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

7 August 2018

Unveiled at the 2017 Geneva motor show, the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV appeared in UK car showrooms earlier this year. The carmaker has high hopes for this model but how will it fare against the likes of the Ford Escape and VW Tiguan? Time will tell but early indications are that this medium-sized crossover is proving popular. Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look inside.


Renault-Nissan platforms for future Mitsubishis

31 May 2018

The final make to be looked at in the Groupe Renault and Nissan Motor series is Mitsubishi Motors (MMC). Earlier insights focused on Alpine and Renault, Dacia, Lada, RSM, Datsun, Nissan and Infiniti.

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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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Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-reporting his income and extended his detention on suspicion of additional financial misconduct, according to local media reports.


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,108 units in November 2018

10 December 2018

In November, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 8,108 units, best sales month of the year. "Our product portfolio continues growing and offering vehicles that become trend in their respective segments. Last month, 2020 Jeep Gladiator was launched, the...


Ghosn expected to be indicted on Monday - Nikkei

7 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors are expected to indict Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, along with former Nissan representative director Greg Kelly and Nissan Motor itself on Monday, the Nikkei business daily reported.


Japanese prosecutor to arrest Ghosn on fresh claim

4 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors plan to arrest Carlos Ghosn on a fresh claim of understating his income, media reports said.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales drop 10.7% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) reported November 2018 sales of 7,688, down 10.7% compared to November 2017. Calendar year sales are 109,088 units sold, an increase of 14.6% over the same period in 2017. This calendar year will mark Mitsubishi...


Japan extends Ghosn detention time

3 December 2018

A Tokyo court on Friday approved a 10-day extension of jail time for Carlos Ghosn, the head of the Renault-Nissan alliance, as prosecutors assess allegations of financial misconduct.


Renault-Nissan's future up to private shareholders

3 December 2018

Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has told French president Emmanuel Macron the future of the Renault-Nissan alliance was up to private shareholders.


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi commit to partnership

29 November 2018

Renault says its board of directors along with those of Alliance partners, Nissan and Mitsubishi, have "individually and collectively" reiterated their commitment to the grouping.


just-auto Plus only MMNA unveils e-Evolution Concept at the LA show

29 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) gave a peek into the strategic direction of the brand by unveiling the e-Evolution Concept vehicle at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, its North American debut. A technical prototype, the e-Evolution Concept incorporates...


MMC exec says alliance will survive current crisis

27 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors' (MMC) alliance with Nissan Motor and Renault can survive management upheaval, a top MMC executive said a day after the automaker fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman, citing financial misconduct.


Mitsubishi Motors dumps Ghosn as chairman

26 November 2018

Carlos Ghosn was today (26 November) removed as chairman and a representative director of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) and is now only a board member.


Mitsubishi Motors chairman supports Ghosn

21 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors CEO Osamu Masuko has come out in support of under-fire Nissan CEO and Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance kingpin Carlos Ghosn, telling local reporters the three-way alliance may be harder to manage without the unifying force of the long standing chairman.


Japanese government offers support to alliance

21 November 2018

Media reports from Japan said the government was ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance following the shock arrest of common chairman Carlos Ghosn on Monday but a Nissan executive said the automaker was seeking ways to weaken the influence of its French partner.


Carlos Ghosn arrested, to be fired from Nissan

19 November 2018

The axe has fallen on Carlos Ghosn - the Nissan Motor chairman was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, media reports from Japan said.


just-auto Plus only MMNA appoints senior director of communications

19 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America announced the appointment of Jeremy Barnes to the position of senior director, Communications and Events in North America. In this new role, Barnes will be responsible for the development and management of MMNA's external...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Vietnam recalls Outlander vehicles

15 November 2018

From 19 November 2018, as requested by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Mitsubishi Motors Vietnam will carry out the recall campaign at MMV’s authorised dealers nationwide, with detailed information as below. Recall Period: From 19 November...


Renault-Nissan invests in battery tech company

14 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California.


Mitsubishi to invest in Vietnam parts sourcing

13 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors plans to expand its operations in Vietnam, as it looks to increase its exposure to one of Asia's most promising developing markets, according to reports in the region.


Mitsubishi to join Thai hybrid vehicle programme

13 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors plans to produce plug-in hybrid vehicles and batteries in Thailand, according to Thai deputy prime minister Somkid Jatusripitak.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Triton/L200 makes its world premiere

13 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation(MMC) announces the world premiere of the new Triton/L200 1-ton pickup truck in Bangkok and is to start sales in Thailand on 17 November The New Triton/L200 is the latest version of a model which is celebrating its 40th birthday...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors to expand use and availability o

13 November 2018

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...


New Renault van build for Maubeuge and Sandouville

8 November 2018

Renault has announced new van production at its manufacturing facilities in Maubeuge and Sandouville, France.


Mitsubishi China JV launches Eclipse Cross

7 November 2018

GAC Mitsubishi Motors (GMMC) is to start sales of the locally assembled Eclipse Cross in China.


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 6,777 units in October 2018

6 November 2018

In October, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 6,777 units. "In order to complement our Premium range, last month we launched the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio, the fastest SUV on track, with a lap record of 7 minutes and 51.7 seconds in...


just-auto Plus only Alliance Ventures invests in Transit

6 November 2018

Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has announced that it has invested in the latest round of funding in Transit, a multi-modal transportation mobile app company based in Montreal, Canada. This marks the latest...


just-auto Plus only MMNA October 2018 sales up 8.4%

2 November 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) reported October 2018 sales of 8,002 up 8.4% compared to October 2017 and its best October since 2007. Calendar year sales are 101,400 units sold, an increase of 17.1% over the same period in 2017. The volume leader...


Alliance Ventures leads WeRide.ai investment

31 October 2018

Alliance Ventures has become the lead investor of WeRide.ai, formerly JingChi.ai, China’s leading autonomous driving company focused on Level 4 (L4) self-driving technology, following completion of the company’s Series A funding.


just-auto Plus only MMNA/Dealer-FX launch MICAR new digital platform

25 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) recently partnered with Dealer-FX, the leading customer experience management provider for OEMs and their retailers, to launch an all-new digital platform for Mitsubishi dealers entitled MICAR. MICAR is based on...


Mitsubishi Europe 2018 sales up 16%

22 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Europe (MME) said it boosted 2018 year to date sales 16% to 137,048 units versus 117,921 at the same time in 2017.


Mitsubishi Motors starts Chinese engine production

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced "two major milestones" in the expansion of its China joint venture business.

Mitsubishi Motors news

Ghosn and Nissan both charged officially in Japan

10 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors have officially charged ousted Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn for under-rep...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,108 units in November 2018

10 December 2018

In November, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 8,108 units, best sales month of the year. "Our...


Ghosn expected to be indicted on Monday - Nikkei

7 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors are expected to indict Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of Nissan Motor and Mi...


just-auto Plus only Hands-On Tech - Mitsubishi Outlander

6 December 2018

This month in our Hands-On-Tech (HOT) reporting series, we put the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV...


Japanese prosecutor to arrest Ghosn on fresh claim

4 December 2018

Tokyo prosecutors plan to arrest Carlos Ghosn on a fresh claim of understating his income, media...


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales drop 10.7% in November 2018

4 December 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) reported November 2018 sales of 7,688, down 10.7% compare...



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