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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.


Mitsubishi has big plans for new Eclipse Cross

8 February 2018

The Colt Car Company, which imports Mitsubishi vehicles to the UK, sees around 6,500 sales this year for the new Eclipse Cross but admits this is a conservative estimate. As the worldwide launch schedule for this new SUV accelerates, it could yet become a global best seller for Mitsubishi Motors.

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


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 China JV starts all-electric SUV output

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors' local joint venture has started production of the new full EV variant of the Eupheme SUV in China. A PHEV version was launched earlier.


UK government cuts grants for EVs and PHEVs

12 October 2018

UK government funded grants for the purchase of new hybrid and electric cars are to be cut.


Renault-Nissan Alliance invests in Coord

12 October 2018

Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced that it led a US$5m Series A investment in Coord, the US mobility data platform.


Nissan Qashqai gets Daimler co-developed engine

12 October 2018

The Nissan Qashqai is now on sale in the UK with a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that is the fruit of the Renault-Nissan Alliance's collaboration with Daimler.


Mitsubishi to expand capacity in Indonesia

4 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors announced it would expand production capacity in Indonesia in response to strong regional demand for its Xpander compact MPV.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales drop 8.6% in September 2018

3 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported September 2018 sales of 7,705, down 8.6% compared to September 2017. Calendar year sales are 93,398 units sold – an increase of 17.9% over the same period in 2017. The volume leader for the month was...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 7,485 units in September 2018

3 October 2018

In September, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 7,485 units. "Last month, 2019 Ram 1500 was included in Wards 10 Best User Experience List, this award is given a month after the launch of the vehicle in our country. This pickup's arrival to the Mexican...


Renault Alliance and Google team on Android system

18 September 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi and Google are partnering to embed the Android operating system in vehicles sold by the alliance, providing infotainment and applications across multiple models and brands, scheduled to start in 2021.


just-auto Plus only MMNA announces new regional sales head

14 September 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced the appointment of Kiran Udeshi to the position of West regional director. Udeshi comes to MMNA with over 20 years of automotive industry experience, including corporate and regional positions in sales, parts...


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales up 3% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (v) reported August 2018 sales of 8,416 – an increase of 3% over August 2017 and MMNA’s best August sales month since 2008. Calendar year to date sales are 85,693, which is an increase of 21% over the same period in...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 7,438 units in August 2018

5 September 2018

FCA Mexico recorded sales of 7,438 units. "FCA Mexico is known for bringing vehicles to the Mexican market that raise the bar in different segments," said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO of FCA Mexico. "To continue this trend, we launched...


Mitsubishi Indonesia boosting Xpander output

7 August 2018

Mitsubishi Motors said it would increase production of its Xpander small MPV following strong demand from customers in the ASEAN region.


Mitsubishi Motors opens training centre in Vietnam

3 August 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) said it had taken a further step to improve customer service and satisfaction with the opening of a new training centre in Vietnam.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales surge 23.4% in July

2 August 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) continued its momentum in the month of July, reporting sales of 9,950 units – up 24% over July 2017. For the calendar year, total sales are up 23.4% compared to the same period in 2017. The volume leader for July...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 7,177 units in July 2018

2 August 2018

In July, FCA Mexico recorded sales of 7,177 units.   "Our Jeep and Ram brands continue their growth based on the the wide range of products we offer, positioning them in some segments as sales leaders,” said Bruno Cattori, president and CEO...


just-auto Plus only MMNA adds two more regional offices

31 July 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced plans to increase its US field operations from two zone offices to four, by adding new regional offices headquartered in Cypress, California and Orlando, Florida. Coming off the launch of two all-new vehicles,...


Renault-Nissan Alliance global sales up 5.1% in H1

30 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, the automotive alliance, has announced that combined unit sales at its member companies rose 5.1% to a new record of 5,538,530 vehicles in the six months to 30 June 2018.


just-auto Plus only Alliance announces senior management changes

30 July 2018

Effective 1 August 2018, Marie-Francoise Damesin will retire from her Human Resources leadership positions both at the Alliance and at Groupe Renault. As regards to her HR position at the Alliance, Arun Bajaj is appointed Alliance SVP, Human Resources. He...


just-auto Plus only Hitachi ADAS ECU selected for Mitsubishi eK Series

27 July 2018

Hitachi Automotive Systems announced that its Advanced Driver Assistance System Electronic Control Unit (ADAS ECU) was selected for use in Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's eK Series vehicles, which refers to three models: the eK Wagon, eK Custom and eK...


Floods halt car production in Japan

9 July 2018

Devastating flash floods and landslides in Japan so far have left more than 90 fatalities and 50 people missing, and have prompted the evacuation of over 2m people from their homes. The natural disaster has also brought to a halt automotive production at a number of plants in the country, mainly in the western prefectures of Hiroshima, Kyoto and Yamaguchi, as well as in the nearby city of Osaka.


just-auto Plus only Alliance opens new parts distribution centre

9 July 2018

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi announced the opening of a state-of-the-art National Distribution Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The shared parts and accessories warehouse is a first for Alliance member companies, which globally sold more than 10.6m vehicles in...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales surge 46.2% in June 18

4 July 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America, (MMNA) posted June sales at 11,149 units, an increase of 46.2% over last June. For the calendar year, Mitsubishi Motors sales are 67,327 units, up 23.4% over the same period in 2017. Mitsubishi’s family of crossover...


Mitsubishi dealers to get a new look

4 July 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is to introduce a new design for the interior and exterior of its 5,000 dealers worldwide.


just-auto Plus only MMNA announces senior management changes

2 July 2018

Mitsubishi Motors North America announced the promotion of Natalie Milton to the position of vice president and chief information officer (CIO) and the appointment of Ronald Stach to the position of vice president, Aftersales. Milton previously served as...


Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi synergies up

13 June 2018

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has reported a 14% increase in annual synergies to EUR5.7bn in 2017, up from EUR5bn in 2016. The Alliance said it benefited from growing cost savings, incremental revenues and cost avoidance.


just-auto Plus only Latin NCAP announces results for two models

13 June 2018

Latin NCAP’s third round of results for 2018 was released with encouraging results from the recently launched Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross with five stars for adults and three stars for child protection and once again a disappointing result for the Renault...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Fuso selects Allison transmissions

7 June 2018

Allison Transmission’s presence in the Class 4 and Class 5 truck market has recently expanded with Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America unveiling its new Fuso FE Gas series cabover work trucks. “We are excited to offer our customers a choice of a...


Japanese collaborate on electric transmission R&D

6 June 2018

The Japanese automotive industry is pooling resources for the development of advanced powertrain technologies, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.


Mitsubishi builds 5m vehicles in Thailand

4 June 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's Thai unit, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) (MMTh) has now built 5m vehicles at its Laem Chabang factory. The milestone vehicle is a Pajero Sport.

Mitsubishi Motors news

Mitsubishi Motors starts Chinese engine production

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced "two major milestones" in the expansi...


Mitsubishi China JV starts all-electric SUV output

16 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors' local joint venture has started production of the new full EV variant of t...


UK government cuts grants for EVs and PHEVs

12 October 2018

UK government funded grants for the purchase of new hybrid and electric cars are to be cut. Fe...


Renault-Nissan Alliance invests in Coord

12 October 2018

Alliance Ventures, the corporate venture capital fund of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi has announced...


Nissan Qashqai gets Daimler co-developed engine

12 October 2018

The Nissan Qashqai is now on sale in the UK with a new 1.3-litre petrol engine that is the fruit...


Mitsubishi to expand capacity in Indonesia

4 October 2018

Mitsubishi Motors announced it would expand production capacity in Indonesia in response to stron...



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