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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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