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2003-08 Mitsubishi Lancer, Evolution added to Takata recall

Mitsubishi Australia has recalled the 2003-2008 Lancer and Lancer Evolution as part of the ongoing Takata airbag inflator scandal. More than 35,000 vehicles are affected by the campaign, designed to rectify the like-for-like replacements fitted to those cars in 2015 as part of campaign 010093...

Mitsubishi Triton facelift spied again

The upcoming Mitsubishi Triton facelift has been spied again, wearing the brand's distinctive Dynamic Shield face in place of the more mundane current look. This latest set of images was taken in the Flinders Ranges, two hours north of Port Augusta, South Australia, and published on Robert Pepper's Facebook page...

CarAdvice podcast 98: Three-up in the BMW M140i for 700km!

Mike Costello and Mike Stevens join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the Ford Focus has been revealed, along with the Audi A6 Avant. Also, pricing and details have been released for the Lexus LS and Ford Ranger Raptor. Plus, the BMW M2 Competition has been leaked, and the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is headed Down Under...

Mitsubishi's sales success in Australia analysed

Mitsubishi Motors Australia (MMAL) often gets criticised for its model range – no real passenger car presence, and a few SUV staples getting long in the tooth despite regular upgrades. However, the value-driven company might be quietly laughing to itself right now, after posting 21,215 sales over the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, up 15 per cent over its record 2017 result...

2018 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport pricing and specs

Mitsubishi has announced revisions to its Pajero Sport lineup for 2018, adding a more-expensive GLS trim to the five-seat range and rolling out active safety equipment across all models. Forward-collision mitigation and adaptive cruise control are now standard on all models, and there are two new USB ports for second-row passengers on the Exceed...

Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 100 million vehicles and nearly 20 automotive brands around the world. Among those are some four million vehicles in Australia. Globally, there have been 20 deaths linked to the scandal, and 230 serious injuries...

2019 Mitsubishi Triton facelift spied in Australia

Photos have surfaced online that show a facelifted 2019 Mitsubishi Triton refueling in South Australia, where the company's local operation  is headquartered. The above photo, published in March by Malaysian website PaulTan.org, show the popular ute wearing the 'Dynamic Shield' face that now features on most Mitsubishi passenger models...

CarAdvice podcast 95: Alf Buccella celebrates 50 years at the same dealership! 

Mandy Turner is joined this week by founders Alborz Fallah and Tony Crawford. In car news, Uber's driverless trials have been suspended after a fatal collision with a pedestrian, the 2019 Kia K900 has been officially revealed, and track warranty cover has been announced for the new Hyundai i30 N...

2018 Mitsubishi Triton Blackline revealed

Mitsubishi has unveiled the Blackline, a limited-edition version of its ever-popular Triton GLS dual-cab ute. The nameplate, which has also been used on Toyota and Nissan specials in the last few years, brings a black grille, black door mirrors, black door handles, dark sports bars and special graphics to the existing Triton GLS package...

Australia's Takata recall: Strict rules and penalties, but little compensation

The compulsory Takata airbag recall announced for all vehicles in Australia affected by faulty inflators will bring penalties of $1.1 million for breaches of the action's strict rules – but owners shouldn't expect much in the way of compensation. Announced today by Michael Sukkar, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the recall will be overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)...

Takata: Compulsory airbag recall announced

The global Takata airbag recall crisis has taken a new turn in Australia, with the Federal Government today announcing a compulsory recall. Talk of stricter action on the matter has been ongoing since Australian recalls were initiated in 2009. Australia's first Takata-related death in July last year - one of 23 globally - prompted the Federal Government to confirm in September that it was considering a compulsory recall...