Mitsubishi Motors has just sold its 100,000th Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid in Europe, a single market packed with countries that offer all manner of financial incentives to prospective green-car buyers.
In fact, about 10 per cent of the company's total volume across Europe is the Outlander PHEV, and it's the best-selling vehicle of its type (from an admittedly small field) in markets such as the UK, Norway and Spain.
More than 65 per cent of Americans are wary of self-driving cars, according to a new Ipsos and Reuters opinion poll.
A total of 2592 people were surveyed between January 11 and 18, 2018, with respondents born between 1946 and 2004.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, Millennials (born between 1982 and 2004) were most receptive to the idea of autonomy, with 38 per cent of respondents indicating they were "comfortable" with the idea of a self-driving taxi.
The venerable Mitsubishi Lancer will exit Australian showrooms before the end of 2018 and begin an indefinite hiatus, until a potential successor is created using a platform from its Alliance partners: majority owner Nissan, and French brand Renault.
Production of the small sedan and hatch stopped at the end of 2017, more than a decade into the outgoing car’s generational life-cycle, in all factories except for those supplying Taiwan and mainland China.
Kia K900 interior snapped ahead of potential New York reveal
Kia is yet to officially set a reveal date for its second-generation K900 (Quoris) sedan, but the car's cabin has already been snapped by keen fans on a Korean forum.
The image reveals a freestanding, Stinger-style infotainment sitting above a horizontal row of buttons and, unlike the Stinger, rectangular air vents. A rotary infotainment controller sits behind the stubby gear-lever, while the centre console and dash are trimmed in dark wood.
2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class teased ahead of Feb 2 debut
Mercedes-Benz has offered the best look at its upcoming A-Class yet, previewing its CLS-inspired nose and hatchback silhouette in Facebook teaser videos
The new sedan and hatchback, both of which have been subject to a drawn-out teaser process, will launch on February 2 in Amsterdam.