Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Osamu Masuko quits, citing health concerns

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Mitsubishi Motors Chairman Osamu Masuko is leaving his post due to health reasons, just as the Japanese automaker’s alliance with Nissan Motor and Renault is being shaken by declining profits. Chief Executive Officer Takao Kato will temporarily assume the role of chairman from Friday, Mitsubishi said in a statement. Masuko will continue to be a […]

Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi agree to form new venture for R&D

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The Nissan Motor, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors alliance has agreed to establish a new company focused on research and development of advanced automotive technologies, Kyodo News stated. The three companies will declare a solid plan in January, Kyodo reported on Sunday, citing people knowledgeable about the matter. The new venture also aims to strengthen the […]

Renault in talks with Nissan and Mitsubishi over new alliance body

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French automaker Renault stated on Monday that it was in talks with its partners Nissan and Mitsubishi in relation to a new alliance body for the three companies. “In response to latest press reports, Renault confirms that it is in discussions with its Alliance partners Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motor regarding the establishment of a […]

Nissan board reassures alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi

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Nissan’s board remains committed to the automaker’s alliance with Renault and Mitsubishi Motors, it stated after directors met to talk about the ongoing investigation into former chairman Carlos Ghosn and ways to strengthen governance. A board statement after Thursday’s meeting included that it also decided on an interim process to figure out executive remuneration and […]

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi to accelerate collaborations in major areas

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The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance stated it would accelerate the merging in between the three companies on how they work in crucial areas, as part of a broader plan to deliver cost savings and increase revenues. The alliance stated it would be planning to extend its convergence in the areas of buying, engineering, production and supply chains, […]

Nissan, Renault, Mitsubishi to share electric vehicle platform

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Nissan Motor, Renault and Mitsubishi Motors will integrate their electric vehicle platforms in an effort to cut costs down to levels similar to traditional fuel automobiles, the Nikkei paper noted. The method comes as car giants Volkswagen and Toyota Motor are also wanting to mass-produce battery electric vehicles in the middle of tightening emissions and […]

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo revealed for the virtual world

Vision Gran Turismo is a project in which the world’s leading brands develop concept cars for Gran Turismo. Lately we have seen virtual concepts by Volkswagen, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. The latest to introduce their virtual world race car is Mitsubishi with their Concept XR-PHEV Evolution Vision Gran Turismo. This sporty Mitsubishi is exclusively available to […]

Mitsubishi President confirms plans for a plug-in hybrid Pajero, could be offered in US

Mitsubishi has recently revealed some new details about the company’s future product lineup in an interview. Speaking to Automotive News, Mitsubishi President Osamu Masuko said that the company is starting to recover but he wants to rebuild and improve their business in the United States. While he did mention that it would be very difficult […]

Renault-Nissan & Mitsubishi join forces

Renault-Nissan and Mitsubishi have announced their plans to explore several new projects covering shared products, technologies and manufacturing capacity. Taking into the account the success of the Nissan-Mitsubishi Kei car joint-venture, the companies will now aim at sharing technologies and product assets related to electric vehicles and platforms. This is expected to result in a […]

2014 Mitsubishi Attrage revealed

Mitsubishi has recently unveiled the 2014 Attrage just ahead of its official launch in July in Thailand. The 2014 Mitsubishi Attrage is considered to be a production version of the G4 Concept and is described by the company as the next-generation global compact sedan that will be able to deliver driving pleasure thanks to agility […]