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Mitsubishi ASX 2.4L Engine

November 5, 2019

The Mitsubishi ASX will soon be available with a 2.4-litre petrol engine, bringing the option of more power to Australia’s biggest-selling small SUV. It will coincide with the October arrival of a major facelift for the Mitsubishi ASX – which adopts the company’s “shield” grille – the latest in a number of overhauls since the model went on sale in 2010. The visual changes, the addition to a new infotainment system and the option of...

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Mitsubishi and alternate car ownership

October 1, 2019

Mitsubishi Corp. joined Toyota Financial Services as an investor in a Finnish firm that seeks to offer a viable alternative to car ownership. The Tokyo-based company has bought shares in MaaS Global Oy, the Helsinki-based company behind the Whim mobile application, in its latest funding round that is set to be closed within a few weeks, according to Chief Executive Officer Sampo Hietanen. Before this round, Whim had collected about 24 million euros ($26 million)...

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Talks of Hybrid Mitsubishi Triton Ute

September 24, 2019

The age of injecting electric technology into the world’s pick-up market appears to be nigh. Rumours of a hybrid Toyota Hilux have been well covered, Ford are producing a fully electric F-150, and the power combo (pun not intended) of Tesla and Rivian are both working on utes of their own. Now, Mitsubishi has confirmed that it too is joining the mix with a Triton model coming down the pipeline. The Japanese company confirmed the news...

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Mitsubishi ‘takes off’ in North America

September 17, 2019

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. announced last week that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Mesa Airlines Inc. of the United States to supply 100 of its Mitsubishi SpaceJet regional aircraft – a major step for expanding its struggling business into North America, the world’s largest market. Industry observers are keenly watching to see if sales of the Mitsubishi SpaceJet can prvide as momentum for Mitsubishi Aircraft to escape its current strife. The SpaceJet, Japan’s...

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Mitsubishi van to launch in 2020

September 10, 2019

Mitsubishi will rejoin the commercial van market by the middle of next year after a six-year absence with a vehicle based on the Renault Trafic – however the company claims it won’t compete with its French joint venture partner on price. The opportunity for a van to return to Mitsubishi showrooms came about after the Japanese brand became part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance in 2017. Due to cost restraints in the highly competitive van market...

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Seven-year Warranty for Mitsubishi Triton

August 27, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Australia has extended its promotional seven-year warranty campaign for its Triton ute to the end of August. The Japanese brand previously offered a seven-year/150,000km warranty for all new 2019 model year Tritons purchased before June 30, but has now lengthened the campaign by two months. The standard Mitsubishi warranty period covers five years/100,000km, but the Triton ute is offered with a cover period that outlasts its Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger rivals, which come...

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2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Announced

August 20, 2019

The Mitsubishi Pajero may be well overdue for a generational overhaul, but for now Mitsubishi has stuck with its ageing off-roader by streamlining the model line-up. The Japanese brand has officially canned the range-topping Pajero Exceed and sprinkled a pocket-sized handful of updates on its now two model line-up. The simplified 2020 line-up now comprises of the base-model GLX and upper-spec GLS, the latter getting a Rockford Fosgate 12 speaker premium audio system with subwoofer. The only other...

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A Ranger Raptor Rival from Mitsubishi

August 13, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Ford Ranger Raptor is not an unknown name in the auto industry. It is known for its strong & appealing looks, feature loaded cabin, and how can we forget about the powerful engine. However, we may soon have a competitor to go against it, coming from Mitsubishi. Yes, you read it right. We are expecting a Ranger Raptor grade pickup truck from Mitsubishi. Why, do we say so? Well, according to reports, Mitsubishi...

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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Diesel Option

August 6, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Japan has detailed a new addition to its Eclipse Cross line-up, the top-spec ‘G Plus Package’ which now gets a diesel engine option. Japanese domestic market gets new 2.2L oiler at the top of the range, though it’s not coming to Oz. Set to go on sale in the domestic market from June 13, the new ‘Clean Diesel’ is a 2.2-litre turbocharged unit making 107kW at 3500rpm, and 380Nm at 2000rpm. It’s worth...

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2019 Mitsubishi Triton GLS 4×4 Review

July 30, 2019

Beefed-up styling, all the chrome you could ask for, and a surprisingly pocket-friendly price tag are the headline acts for the recently updated 2019 Mitsubishi Triton GLS. Sitting one step down from the range-topping GLS Premium, the ‘regular GLS’ holds onto the flagship’s styling upgrades (apart from the deletion of a front nudge bar), and packs in a decent amount of kit for the dual-cab segment from a pocket-friendly $46,990. While the looks have changed...

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