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    Nissan takes control of Mitsubishi with Ghosn as chairman

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    TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn officially folded troubled Mitsubishi Motors into the Renault-Nissan alliance and appointed himself chairman, forecasting nearly half a billion dollars in savings as soon as next year as the group joins a small club of automakers operating at a massive scale. Nissan Motor Co. and Mitsubishi outlined plans to reap combined savings […] More

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    Mitsubishi scales back passenger cars in North America

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    OKAZAKI, Japan — A new production-ready tall wagon developed from one of three recent Mitsubishi concept cars will debut at the Geneva International Motor Show in spring of 2017, says chief designer Tsunehiro Kunimoto. Mitsubishi has shown three concepts recently — the GT Concept, the XM Concept and the eX Concept — each of which […] More

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    Mitsubishi Canada names Tony Laframboise new president

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    EDITOR’S NOTE: The number of total vehicles Mitsubishi sold in Canada in 2016 was previously overstated. The automaker sold 22,293 units. It has also sold 984 cars in the first two months of 2017. Canadian-born Tony Laframboise, 62, is the new president of Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, a change that’s part of a bigger […] More

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    Nissan to provide Mitsubishi’s financial services network in Canada

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    Nissan Canada Finance will become Mitsubishi Canada’s captive financing partner for vehicle leasing and loan services in “hopes that the new financing arm will attract more buyers,” the automakers said Monday. Nissan Canada Finance will provide vehicle leasing and loan services to retail customers, and wholesale financing to Mitsubishi dealerships, beginning July 1. The new […] More

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    Mitsubishi Canada doubles bumper-to-bumper warranty on most vehicles

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    As part of a summer promotion, Mitsubishi has doubled the bumper-to-bumper warranty of most new vehicles to 10 years (from five) or 160,000 kilometres and will include 10-year roadside assistance. Dubbed the “10-10-10” campaign, the two new coverages complement the existing 10-year/160,000-kilometre powertrain warranty. The automaker says the campaign reinforces the company’s “Built Better, Backed […] More

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    HGrégoire dealer group spending $35M on Quebec expansion

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    Quebec-based and privately owned dealership group HGrégoire is spending $35 million to add two new-vehicle dealerships in Quebec, including a store built from the ground up. The group is acquiring an existing Infiniti dealership, to be called HGrégoire Infiniti, and building HGrégoire Mitsubishi from scratch. Both dealerships are in the Montreal suburb of Chomedey and […] More

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    Mitsubishi recalls 161,167 vehicles in Canada, U.S.

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    DETROIT — Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is recalling 161,167 vehicles in Canada and the U.S. because electric relays can cause the engine to stall or overheat. The recall affects the 2015-2017 Outlander SUV, the 2015-2017 Lancer sedan and Outlander Sport, and the 2015 Lancer Evolution sport sedan. Most are in the U.S. but 28,615 are in Canada. Mitsubishi says it […] More

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    Ghosn’s ace for growth: Suppliers

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    NEW YORK — Carlos Ghosn wants Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi to sell a combined 14 million vehicles a year by the end of 2022, and to get there, he says, the alliance will need a lot of help from suppliers. Ghosn, CEO of the alliance, says the coming wave of technology changes means engineers inside […] More

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    2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV arrives in Canada and will roll out west to east

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    The first shipment of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs for Canadian sale have arrived at the Port of Vancouver. The all-new model will arrive in British Columbia showrooms first before moving eastward in the coming weeks. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the first mainstream plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the midsize crossover segment in […] More

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