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Mitsubishi i-MiEV recalled for Takata airbag fix

The diminutive Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car has been recalled in Australia as part of the ongoing global Takata airbag scandal. This latest Takata recall, which affects 177 GA and GB i-MiEV vehicles in Australia, joins earlier Lancer and Triton recalls announced for the same problem...

Mitsubishi developing sportier dual-motor AWD

Mitsubishi Motors has long stated that any future performance models would almost certainly utilise a form of its multiple-motor plug-in hybrid-based AWD technology, and last week we finally got to sample a prototype of just such a development...

Mitsubishi draws parallels to Jeep, Land Rover

What do Mitsubishi, Jeep and Land Rover have in common? More than you might think, if you take to heart what the company’s European division believes its brand stands for. The Japanese company has long made it clear that SUVs and light commercials are where it wants to focus, at the expense of passenger vehicles that have lower margins...

Mitsubishi: PHEV tech not yet cost-effective in small vehicles

Mitsubishi Motors says it does not yet have a viable business case for developing plug-in hybrid vehicles to sit below its highly successful Outlander PHEV crossover. This means that PHEV derivatives of vehicles such as the just-released Eclipse Cross have been shelved — though the company insists it is still investing significant resources in developing the technology more generally...

Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander redesigns delayed to due to merger with Nissan - report

The next-generation Mitsubishi ASX and Mitsubishi Outlander crossovers have reportedly been delayed due to the automaker's purchase by and integration with Nissan. Supplier sources have told Automotive News that the timeline for Mitsubishi's two key crossovers has been pushed back as the company attempts to find component sharing synergies with Nissan...

2017 Geneva motor show: Epic from-the-show-floor experience

If you don't already know, Geneva is in Switzerland. And while some Aussies might miss having motor shows here in Oz, few will see that as enough of an excuse to splash out to attend a major international one. Luckily, this year's 2017 Geneva motor show (on until March 19) was my first, and it was so good, I didn't want anyone to miss out...

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Ralliart possible, no plans for Evolution XI

The newly unveiled Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross may lend itself to a sportier Ralliart variant in the short-term future if there is market demand, the model’s project leader says. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Geneva motor show this week, Hiroshi Yamauchi, the boss of small- and medium-segment vehicles at Mitsubishi, admitted that a Ralliart model will be one option the brand could take with its recently launched Eclipse Cross, however he insisted that there would be no Evolution model...

2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross revealed for Geneva show - UPDATE

The all-new Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV, previewed through shadowy images over the past month, has been revealed in Geneva this week. As those earlier previews promised, the Eclipse Cross - which will not replace the ASX but rather will sit alongside it beneath the Outlander - is the second all-new model to debut Mitsubishi's long-coming new styling themes...

Mitsubishi's internal culture needs changing: new operations chief

The newly-appointed chief operating officer of Mitsubishi Motors admits that the culture of the Japanese company needs to change, for the brand to move forward. Trevor Mann, the long-time Nissan executive that was appointed as COO of Mitsubishi after the alliance between Renault-Nissan extended to Mitsubishi late last year, acknowledges that fundamental cultural change is needed...

Next-generation Mitsubishi Pajero and Nissan Patrol to share platform

The replacement for the ageing Mitsubishi Pajero will most likely be a joint project with the Nissan Patrol, as the alliance between the two Japanese brands seeks to find a technical solution to the environmental requirements on the development of large off-road capable vehicles...

Mitsubishi not sustainable without Renault-Nissan alliance

The merger of Mitsubishi and the Renault-Nissan alliance has saved the iconic Japanese brand, according to the brand’s chief operating officer. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Geneva Motor Show today, Trevor Mann, the long-time Nissan executive and recently appointed chief operating officer of Mitsubishi Motors, says that while the situation with Mitsubishi wasn’t as dire as when Nissan merged with Renault back in 1999, there are a lot of similarities...