Mitsubishi Motors

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi sees 0.8% growth in June with Outlander sales growing 86%

In late July, Mitsubishi Motors North America released its June US new car sales. Total sales were 8,023 units, which is up 0.8% year-on-year and marks the first growth in 2 months.
Mitsubishi eK Wagon (reference image)

Mitsubishi to resume sales of eK series on July 5

On July 1, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it will recommence sales of the ek Wagon, eK Custom and eK Space mini cars on July 5.
Nissan Dayz

Nissan’s domestic sales drop 26.2% impacted by discontinuance of Dayz; May results

Nissan Motor Company has announced its results of production, sales and exports for May 2016. According to these results, global production increased 0.4% from the previous year to 435,938 units, resulting in a record-high for the month of May and a surplus for the fourth consecutive month.
Teaser image of the Mitsubishi Grand Tourer Concept

2016 Paris Motor Show: Mitsubishi to introduce new Grand Tourer Concept

On June 27, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it will unveil the Grand Tourer Concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show to held this September in France.
Mitsubishi eK Space and eK Wagon

Mitsubishi data fraud leads to subcontractor filing for bankruptcy

According to Tokyo Shoko Research, Ando Kogyo, which performs work for Mitsubishi such as welding and manufacturing its passenger seat frames, ceased operations on June 20 and entered into bankruptcy proceedings. The company's total aggregated debt is about 27,000,000 yen.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi sales down 5.7% in the US despite successful Outlander; May results

In early June, Mitsubishi Motors North America announced its sales results for May 2016 in the US. According to these results, overall sales fell 5.7% from the previous year to 9,025 units, resulting in its first deficit in five months.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (2015 Shanghai Motor Show)

Mitsubishi China sales down 30.8% in May

On June 7, Mitsubishi published its China new car sales figures for May. Total sales were 5,179 units. This is 30.8% down year-on-year and represents the 14th month of decline.
Nissan Dayz Highway Star

Mitsubishi Motors to record 50 billion yen in extraordinary losses as compensation for fuel economy scandal

On June 17, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that it expects to include approximately 50 billion yen in extraordinary losses on the financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, as compensation to customers in regards to its fuel economy scandal.
Mitsubishi Motors Headquarters

Mitsubishi: ¥100 Million In Special Losses Due To Fuel Efficiency Issue

Regarding the issue the company is currently facing over false fuel efficiency numbers, on May 25 Mitsubishi announced that ¥100 million accounted for special losses that the company suffered having reported their financial records for March of 2016.
Mitsubishi Motors Headquarters

Government to Support Small Enterprises Engaged in Business with Mitsubishi Motors: Will Establish a Special Consultation Service

The Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) has announced that a special consulting service will be established for small businesses as well as small-scale business persons who will be affected by the halt in lightweight vehicle production due to Mitsubishi’s fraudulent gas milage claims.
The new and updated Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV attains 100,000-unit milestone in global sales

On May 19, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that its global sales of the Outlander PHEV have reached the 100,000-unit mark.
The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander

Mitsubishi sales up 17.7% in the US led by the Mirage; April results

Earlier this month, Mitsubishi Motors North America announced its results of sales in the US for April 2016. According to these results, total sales increased 17.7% year on year, to a record-high of 9,674 units for the month of April, and achieving a surplus for the fourth consecutive month.
Mitsubishi COO Tetsuro Aikawa

Mitsubishi COO Tetsuro Aikawa to resign

On May 18, Mitsubishi announced COO Tetsuro Aikawa will resign as of June 24. It says its board of directors will decide on a successor.
The Dayz kei-car born out of Nissan and Mitsubishi's NMKV joint venture

Nissan explains reasons for Mitsubishi capital tie-in to stockholders

On May 12, Nissan explained to shareholders the reason for its capital alliance with Mitsubishi.
Mashiko, President Carlos Ghosn of Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors (12)

34 percent stake in Nissan, Mitsubishi. President Osamu Masuko, "celebrates the natural flow today"

And 5/12, Conference in Yokohama, Osamu Masuko, President Carlos Ghosn of Nissan Motor and Mitsubishi Motors, announced that it had agreed a partnership with capital
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport (RVR)

Mitsubishi vehicles in the US “not impacted by fuel consumption testing data irregularities”

On April 28, Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA) commented on its improper conduct on the fuel consumption testing data submitted to the Ministry of Land Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism on April 20.
The Dayz kei-car was the first from Mitsubishi-Nissan joint company NMKV (sold as the eK Wagon by Mitsubishi)

Mitsubishi and Nissan kei-cars may go back on sale in July

It appears likely that Mitsubishi will begin sales in July at the earliest of the four models it has halted production of since April 20 over the inaccurate fuel economy data. The four models include the eK Wagon and Nissan Dayz.
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi global production down 1.9% at 121,961 units in March

According to Mitsubishi's production, Japan sales and exports figures from March, total production was down 19% from the previous year's March at 121,961 units, marking the 4th consecutive month of year-on-year decline.
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries website

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries ups its boat business extraordinary losses forecast

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced that it will add 50.85 billion yen in extraordinary losses to its passenger boat business for the period of January to March, 2016.
Describing the illegal operation of Mitsubishi Motors officers (26 and left Nakao Tero Vice President and President, Tetsuro Aikawa Noticeboards for shop, the following executive officers)

It was fuel consumption high goal over rival Mitsubishi Motors fuel fraud

Manipulation of the Aikawa Tetsuro, President of Mitsubishi Motors 26 afternoon, went to the Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport, well mimic the fuel efficiency in the examination of the designation process was reported