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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.

Latest news


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.


just-auto Plus only MMNA sales surge 17.2% in September 2017

4 October 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America,(MMNA) reported September 2017 sales of 8,430, up 17.2% over September 2016 making it Mitsubishi’s best September sales in ten years. Leading the way was the Outlander which posted its best September sales ever with 2,895...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sells 8,544 units in September 2017

4 October 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,544 units. “We continue reporting sales records due to our attractive product portfolio and the renewal of our dealer network, creating more appealing facilities and improving customer care,” said Bruno Cattori,...


Mitsubishi planning 'small electric SUVs' - report

25 September 2017

Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) plans to roll out small SUV-based electric vehicles for sale in major world markets from the early 2020s according to a Japanese media report.


Malaysian assembly of Mitsubishi Outlander begins

19 September 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has begun local assembly of the Mitsubishi Outlander SUV at the Tan Chong Motor Assemblies (TCMA) plant in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur.


Mitsubishi to boost Russian plant output

18 September 2017

In a sign the Russian economy is picking up, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced it will resume production of the Pajero Sport at its Kaluga plant 180km south west of Moscow.


Mitsubishi expanding China sales network by 40%

15 September 2017

Mitsubishi Motors plans to expand its active dealer network in China by 40% to around 300 outlets by the end of the current fiscal year ending 31 March 2018.


just-auto Plus only MMNA presents 2018 Mirage/Mirage G4

8 September 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) announced details surrounding the updated 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage and 2018 Mitsubishi Mirage G4.  2018 Mitsubishi Mirage Continuing its legacy of impressive fuel economy, affordability and reliability, the 2018...


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors US sales rise 11.3% in August

4 September 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported August 2017 sales of 8,164, up 11.3% over August 2016. Mitsubishi’s CUV sales sizzled in the month with total CUV sales up 20.2% versus last year. Outlander closed the month with its best sales month in 14...


just-auto Plus only FCA Mexico sales rise 13% in August 2017

4 September 2017

FCA Mexico reported sales of 8,850 units in August 2017, up 13% versus 2016 and the best August since 2008. “Last month we recorded a new sales record, our best August in nine years. This record was due to our extensive and revamped product portfolio,...


2017 CHENGDU SHOW - world premieres [updated]

30 August 2017

The following concepts and production vehicles were world debuts at CDMS 2017, the 20th Chengdu motor show. This list has now been updated with Qoros' premieres.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi Motors Japan sells 7,079 units in July

30 August 2017

Mitsubishi Motors announces production, sales and export figures for July 2017. Production Domestic Production: July 2017 - 45,724 units; YoY - 110.5%; FY 2017 -163,642 units; YoY -115.8%; CY 2017 - 331,312 units; YoY - 99.6% Overseas Production: July...


Indonesian motor show: new policies and more MPVs

14 August 2017

The Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show kicked off on Thursday at the International Convention Centre in the BSD satellite city just outside Jakarta.


GGS Yuasa to double EV battery range at same price

8 August 2017

GS Yuasa reportedly will begin mass producing as early as 2020 lithium-ion batteries that double the driving range of small electric vehicles.


Nexteer opens new OEM office in Japan

8 August 2017

Nexteer Automotive has opened a new branch customer service centre (CSC) in Atsugi, Japan.


just-auto Plus only Mitsubishi US sales up 1.7% in July 2017

2 August 2017

Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) reported July 2017 sales of 8,025, up 1.7% over July 2016. The Outlander CUV closed the month of July with some fireworks posting its best July sales ever. Total Outlander sales were 2,530, an increase of 29.6% over July...


Renault-Nissan alliance global sales up 7%

28 July 2017

Vehicle sales at the Renault Nissan Alliance rose 7% to 5,268,079 vehicles in the first half of the calendar year resulting from an increased demand for models from the French and Japanese brands, and the first semester sales contribution from new Alliance member Mitsubishi Motors.


just-auto Plus only Global Hydrogen Supply Project launched

28 July 2017

Mitsubishi Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation, Mitsui, and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, are pleased to announce the creation of the “Advanced Hydrogen Energy Chain Association for Technology Development (AHEAD)” and the launch of the world’s...

Mitsubishi Motors news

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...


Mitsubishi Motors H1 operating profit recovers

7 November 2017

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has announced a large improvement in operating profit for the...


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 Octobe...


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 ca...


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. Productio...


2017 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW - world debuts

27 October 2017

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



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