Mitsubishi Motors’ first fiscal half sales fell 5% to JPY860bn (US$10.8bn). Operating income fell 10% to JPY30.8bn but net income soared 184% to JPY30.1bn year on year.

Global retail sales volume fell 8% to 478,000 units.

MMC has revised down or held steady its full-year forecasts. It now expects sales volume of 1,044,000 units (down 46,000 from the 30 July forecast); sales: JPY1,830bn (JPY150bn down) and no changes to operating income of JPY80bn and net income of JPY13bn.