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Next Nissan Navara might not be a Mitsubishi Triton clone after all

In a sharp U-turn just 24 hours after executives representing the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance said most future models will largely look the same – but with different badges and subtle styling cues – Nissan has vowed to retain at least some of its identity...

Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara to look the same under radical overhaul

The Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara are among the first casualties of a radical overhaul of the struggling Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance. The original plan was for all three car makers to save money by sharing platforms, technology and engines – components customers cannot see – but retain their own identity with unique exterior designs and bodywork...

2015-2019 Mitsubishi Triton recalled over wiring fire risk

More than 100,000 examples of the Mitsubishi Triton, across the MR and facelifted MQ generations and 2015-2019 model years, have been recalled to address a fire risk. The company's Australian arm reports that affected utes may have incorrectly installed towbar wiring harnesses. The issue could cause liquids to contact the electrical circuits, leading to a risk of overheating, burning, and fire...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Ford Australia's Christine Wagner on FordPass

Joining Mandy Turner this week are Josh Dowling and Scott Collie. In car news, the car industry is divided on how much taxpayer support should be given to EV sales and infrastructure, the real estate recovery looks set to drive luxury car sales, car brands continue to donate to Australia's bushfire appeal, Ford v Ferrari wins two Oscars, and Mitsubishi adds two extra variants to the Triton range...

2020 Mitsubishi Triton GLX-R, GSR pricing and specs: Dual-cab ute range expands

Mitsubishi has expanded the middle and top-end of its Triton line-up, setting its sights on the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux. The first of the two new models is the Triton GSR, which gets a range of tougher-looking exterior add-ons. There's a set of 18-inch black alloy wheels, a blacked-out grille, and black headlamp trims, door mirrors, doorhandles, and sidesteps...

Five best ute deals below $40,000 to kick off the new year

The Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger might have stolen the limelight in the end-of-year sales race, but there are still some bargains to be had at the bottom end of the market. There are normally slim pickings below $40,000 but a few special deals have emerged that provide buyers on a budget more options...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Mitsubishi Triton Toby Price edition goes on sale

Mitsubishi has finally released a Toby Price special edition of the Triton ute – two years after the off-road and enduro motorcycle world champion became an ambassador for the brand. The two-time Dakar Rally winner – in 2016 and in 2019 while nursing a broken wrist – will put his name to 500 Toby Price editions of the Mitsubishi Triton and each will come with a certificate numbered 1 to 500...

2007-14 Mitsubishi Triton under 'critical' Takata recall

The previous-generation 2007-14 model-year Mitsubishi Triton has been put under "critical recall" as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign, with 57,025 vehicles affected nationally. 'ML' and 'MN' generation utes fitted with the four-spoke steering wheel are included in this notice, with the recall classified as 'critical'...

Mitsubishi not planning Ford Ranger Raptor rival

Mitsubishi says it has no plans to introduce a rival to the Ford Ranger Raptor ute – or mount a counterattack with a high-powered turbo diesel V6 even though it has access to one thanks to the recent alliance with Nissan-Renault. Ford and Volkswagen are expected to have turbo-diesel V6 power as part of their next generation pickups due within a few years from now, and Toyota is on record as saying it wants to make up for the HiLux’s power deficit...

Mitsubishi Triton to get hybrid power, precede Nissan Navara development

The next generation Mitsubishi Triton ute – due two to three years from now – will have the option of hybrid power for the first time. However, the company is yet to decide if it will be a plug-in hybrid, and whether it will pair its electric tech with a petrol or diesel engine – or both...