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Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for stalling fix

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 48,209 vehicles across its ASX, Lancer and Outlander range from various years, over concerns the vehicles could stall while driving. The Japanese manufacturer reports affected vehicles may be fitted with a faulty power relay that generates excessive heat, resulting in relay failure...

Mitsubishi Lancer future in doubt: 'Do we need it', new operations boss asks

Mitsubishi says it will likely focus on its strong points in the SUV and light commercial vehicle segments while it looks to rebuild its fortunes, before venturing back into the passenger car segment. The news signals a potential end for models such as Lancer and Mirage in short to medium term...

2017 Mitsubishi Grand Lancer facelift revealed in Taiwan, not coming to Australia - UPDATED

The updated and facelifted Mitsubishi Grand Lancer has just been unveiled in Taiwan with all new exterior panels, except for possibly the roof. Stylistically, the Grand Lancer is clearly related to the vehicle still available in Australia, but features a more angular design up front complete with the company's Dynamic Shield treatment...

Nissan won’t integrate Mitsubishi product; Lancer Evo XI long way off

Nissan says that its approach with newly acquired Japanese brand Mitsubishi is to leverage scale in manufacturing and parts in order to increase profit margins, not to make clones of its existing cars with different badges...

Top driving roads around Melbourne: Kinglake, Chum Creek and Donna Buang

Welcome to the first of a little series intended to highlight some of the best, most challenging, and most fun roads we (occasionally) get to drive on. Driving isn’t always about going fast; let me make that clear from the outset...

Mitsubishi Lancer production reported to end this year - UPDATE

The Mitsubishi Lancer's decade-long run as the diamond brand's small car is set to end in August this year, reports out of the US suggest. The news doesn't come as too much of a surprise: Mitsubishi has repeatedly said it is reshaping itself to be an SUV and pick-up truck manufacturer, and the Lancer Evolution – the brand's hero vehicle for years – has been axed already...

Facelift fails: The worst styling updates of 2016

When brands update their cars, sometimes the stylists get it wrong. Facelifted models are supposed to add some flair to an existing model - to bring it up to speed with its competitors, or harden up some edges that may been looking a little limp on the original model. They can be massive, major overhauls, or nips and tucks and tweaks to minor aspects of the car's design...

The oldest 'new' cars on sale today

There have been some big-name retirements in the automotive landscape recently – the most prominent of them being the Land Rover Defender. But there are some other models out there that have been kicking around for quite a while, so we thought we’d take a look at some of the oldest ‘new’ cars still on sale...

Mitsubishi ASX, Lancer, Outlander recalled for transmission fix: 31,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 31,965 of its current-generation Lancer, ASX and Outlander vehicles built between 2015 and 2016 equipped with the continuously-variable transmission over concerns the vehicles could experience an unexpected loss of power. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the affected vehicles may, in certain driving conditions, experience a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi US recalls 82,000 cars for transmission fix, Australian impact unclear

Mitsubishi’s US arm has issued a recall for 82,436 of its 2015-16 model-year Outlander Sport (ASX), along with 2016 model-year Lancer and Outlander vehicles over concerns of laggy transmissions. In the American-market recall notice, the manufacturer reports these affected vehicles are equipped with a “constant velocity transmission” (CVT) which, in certain driving conditions may cause a delay in acceleration...

Mitsubishi Lancer gets full-body ‘Dynamic Shield’ makeover - UPDATE

Update - An earlier version of this article said a spokesperson from Mitsubishi Australia confirmed this facelifted model is reserved for the Chinese market, however no official announcement has been made. See bottom of article for details. The Mitsubishi Lancer has been given a significant facelift for the Chinese market, sporting a new chrome-heavy face inspired by the latest offerings in the company's wider range...