In early September, Mitsubishi’s Chinese corporation announced its August sales results for the Chinese market. According to these results, overall sales were 5,338 units, remaining flat from the previous year.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced that GAC Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd., its joint venture in charge of production and sales in the Chinese market, will commence production of the Outlander on August 29.
In early August, Mitsubishi Motors North America announced its sales results for July 2016 in the US. According to these results, overall sales grew 0.3% from the previous year, to 7,890 units, recording a surplus for the second straight month.
On 2 August, Mitsubishi Motors chairman and president Osamu Masuko, along with vice president Mitsuhiko Yamashita (formerly vice president of Nissan Motor Company) held a press conference after receiving reports from the 3rd party investigation into the company’s alleged fraudulent fuel efficiency claims.
On July 27, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced its results for the first quarter (April to June) of the 2016 fiscal year. According to these results, global sales declined 15.7% from 262,000 units in the previous year, to 221,000 units.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation announced its results of production, domestic sales and exports for June 2016. According to these results, total production declined for the seventh month in a row, dropping 19.1% to 81,558 units.
At a July 27 financial meeting, Mitsubishi CFO Koji Iketani said that since kei car orders restarted on July 1 following the emissions fraud scandal, orders are nearly double those of last year's July.