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Mitsubishi Follows Nissan in Dropping Ghosn

Mitsubishi Motors has followed Nissan in the removal of Carlos Ghosn as Chairman. The removal comes following Ghosn's arrest for alleged financial misconduct in Japan. Ghosn remains Chairman only of Renault at this time.  The decision to remove Ghosn at Mitsubishi came after a 70 minute board meeting, reports Automotive News. Ghosn, who has been detained since November 19th, was not…

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Mitsubishi Wants Another SUV Model

Mention the name Mitsubishi and sports coupes are probably top-of-mind, but the SUV is also part of the Mitsubishi heritage. It's a heritage the brand is apparently interested in tapping further, with confirmations the automaker is considering adding another SUV to its portfolio that could be a spiritual successor to the Montero.  Recently CarBuzz had the chance to speak with Tsuneshiro Kunimoto, vice…

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2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Arrives in U.S. for $23,925

Mitsubishi's latest new product has arrived ashore in the U.S. The 2018 Eclipse Cross SUV will finish its initial journey to dealerships next month with a price tag of $23,925.  The entry price will yield buyers the Eclipse Cross ES, which is powered by a turbocharged 1.5-liter four-cylinder generating 152 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. By comparison, the similarly-size…

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Mitsubishi Wants a Pickup Truck in U.S.

Mitsubishi wants a piece of pickup truck sales. Company executives say its dealerships base in the United States is begging for a pickup truck and the company is considering its options to make one happen.  In speaking with Motor1 Mitsubishi North America's executive vice president Don Swearingen confirmed a pickup truck as at the top of the company's list.  Mitsubishi is not new…

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Renault-Nissan Outsells VW in First Half of 2017

In what must come with little surprise, Renault-Nissan and VW have been vying to take over Toyota as the world's best selling automobile company. And for the first time, the title belongs to the Renault-Nissan Alliance. In the first half of 2017, the French-Japanese conglomerate sold 5.27 million vehicles to VW Group's 5.115 million. The jump for RNA is largely…

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Mitsubishi's Transformation May Include New Pickup, Sedan For U.S.

With a new controlling interest from Nissan, Mitsubishi is undergoing a rapid transformation. The transformation is being led by Nissan veteran Trevor Mann, the company's new COO and the guy tasked with revitalizing Mitsubishi by leveraging costs savings from sharing with Nissan and deploying new products to grow the brand. In a recent interview with Automotive News Mann outlined some…

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Mitsubishi and Nissan Considering Joint Development of Pickup Trucks

A senior executive has told Reuters that Mitsubishi and parent company Nissan are considering jointly producing pickup trucks in Asia to help reduce costs. In an interview at the Geneva Motor Show, Mitsubishi Chief Operating Officer Trevor Mann indicated that the next-generation replacements for the Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi Triton may share the same platform and be manufactured at the…

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Mitsubishi Could Shave Two Doors Off The Eclipse Cross

Just last week Mitsubishi took the wraps off the new Eclipse Cross compact crossover. The new ute is reviving a storied nameplate with the typical four-door crossover motif, but Mitsubishi says more variants of the Eclipse Cross are possible, including a three-door model. Mitsubishi’s Program Director C and D-segment vehicles, Hiroshi Yamauchi told Australia's Motoring that the company has several…

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Here's The Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Mitsubishi has taken the wraps off the 2018 Eclipse Cross crossover ahead of next week's slated reveal. The new crossover that features a throwback name will slot into the hot sub-compact crossover segment, competing with the likes of the Nissan Rogue Sport. Back when most of us were kids the Mitsubishi Eclipse was a popular coupe. However, Mitsubishi is basically…

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Mitsubishi Previews New Eclipse

As originally expected, Mitsubishi is bringing back the Eclipse name! But no, it isn't on a sleek sports coupe this time. Instead, the Eclipse Cross will be the brand's new sporty crossover. The new Eclipse Cross will be revealed in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. Despite releasing the teaser, Mitsubishi isn't saying much about the new Eclipse Cross.…

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