Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) today (27/6/00) authorised steps towards consolidation of its major US subsidiaries, in a newly-expanded Mitsubishi Motors America Inc. (MMA), located in Cypress, CA. A new decision-making body, the North American Operations Committee, is to be established to provide strategic oversight to the company. A product quality/technical task force is also set to be created, to ensure the quality of manufacturing and new product design meets US consumer demand.