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Mitsubishi Outlander Evolution plug-in hybrid to lead Ralliart revival – report

Mitsubishi will revive the fabled Evolution name with a high-performance version of the Outlander plug-in hybrid (PHEV) mid-size SUV, according to new reports. Japanese website Best Car claims Mitsubishi will spearhead its revival of its Ralliart performance brand – announced in May, illustrated using a modified Triton ute – with the return of the hallowed Evolution moniker on the Outlander PHEV family SUV...

The Drive Five: The unique stories you might've missed – 26 July 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are our favourite stories published on Drive today – but there are plenty more over on the website to enjoy...

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross plug-in hybrid price and specs: Meet the car that could power your home

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV pricing and specifications Three plug-in hybrid models top revised Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross range Can travel 55km on battery power, petrol engine boosts range to 500km Will be able to power households during future blackouts Recharge times and other functions controlled via smartphone The 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV plug-in hybrid has been unveiled ahead of its arrival in Australian showrooms in the middle of August 2021 – and it could one day be used to power households during a blackout, once the technology is enabled in future homes...

Toby Price claims historic Finke victory in a race marred by tragedy

Two-time Dakar winner Toby price has made history, winning the car section of the gruelling Finke Desert Race. Price, a six-time winner in the event in the bikes class, is the first person to win the event in both classes. The Finke Desert race takes place in the Northern Territory every year...

Carlos Ghosn scandal: New book lifts the lid on the entire ordeal

The Carlos Ghosn scandal – the story about the auto executive jailed for 130 days before fleeing Japan hidden in a box on a private jet – has the hallmarks of a Hollywood blockbuster, except every word is true...

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross price and specs: New limited-edition variants added

2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross pricing and specification Two limited editions added to help alleviate supply shortages XLS editions add Eceed luxury features added to LS donor Available to order now, from $34,640 before on-road costs for the XLS 2WD The 2021 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross has gained two new special-edition models...

2021 Mitsubishi ASX price and specs: Four special editions added to range

2021 Mitsubishi ASX pricing and specification Four new special editions added to ASX range Prices start from $23,990 before on-road costs for the base ES manual The 2021 Mitsubishi ASX range has been expanded with the addition of four limited-edition variants...

VFACTS May 2021: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max take out the Top Four, drive record ute sales 

Australia’s love affair with utes has hit a new milestone, accounting for approximately one in four of every new vehicle sold last month. Three utes – the Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max – filled the Top Four sales positions in May 2021 as buyers prepare to holiday at home amid international travel restrictions, and tradies tool up for the constriction boom...

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV: Hybrid SUV here in August 2021 with three-variant range

The 2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross PHEV mid-size SUV will launch in Australia this August with a choice of three variants, it has been confirmed. A plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of Mitsubishi's recently-facelifted mid-size SUV, the Eclipse Cross PHEV will reach Australian showrooms in July or August – pending no further delays due to COVID-19 or the semiconductor shortage – a spokesperson for the brand confirmed to CarAdvice...

Electric encyclopaedia: Every car brand's electric vehicle plans – Part Three: Mazda to Porsche

It's safe to say the automotive industry is currently undergoing the greatest shift since its very inception, with electrification and autonomy widely agreed to form the basis of the future of the new-car market. It can seem almost daily that a major car maker unveils a new electric vehicle, or announces plans to go all-electric in the coming years and decades – so often so that it can be a challenge to keep track of and stay on top of every brand's plans...

Mitsubishi loses Supreme Court appeal on “misleading and deceptive” fuel consumption claim

EXCLUSIVE A landmark case in the Victorian Supreme Court has set a precedent for government-mandated fuel rating label figures for more than 15 million new cars sold in Australia over the past 20 years. The ruling could have far reaching implications for vehicle manufacturers whose customers cannot match real-world fuel consumption with fuel rating label estimates...