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In response to mistaken reporting this week that it was investigating U.S. market Mitsubishi cars’ fuel economy compliance, California’s Air Resources Board (ARB) said this is not correct. “ARB cannot undertake an investigation of MPG ratings or data. We can investigate compliance with our GHG [greenhouse gas] requirements for vehicles certified to California new vehicle […]

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In light of the U.S. EPA saying it is following up with Mitsubishi over an MPG data reporting scandal in Japan, the automaker’s U.S. arm said its cars are clean. This disclosure came today in a statement by Mitsubishi North America confirming it is working with U.S. authorities and has internally audited its vehicles several […]

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Following admission of more than two decades of misreported mpg data to Japanese authorities, the U.S. EPA says the company’s cars sold stateside are being scrutinized. “EPA has instructed Mitsubishi to provide additional information regarding their U.S. vehicles,” said the agency today in response to a query by HybridCars.com. “The agency will also be directing […]

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Mitsubishi Motors has admitted that it manipulated fuel economy data for about 620,000 Japan-market vehicles. Mitsubishi has halted sales and production of the affected cars, which include Mitsubishi’s eK Wagon and eK Space along with 468,000 units of the Dayz and Dayz Roox that it built for Nissan Motor. All of these are mini-cars, built […]

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Could we one day see various brand hybrid or plug-in hybrid vehicles affixed with a discrete “Voltec Inside” badge on their flanks? Probably not, but that General Motors is willing to supply the second-generation Chevy Volt’s powertrain architecture to competitors is more certain, according to Automotive News. “We want to be the partner of choice […]

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Part of Mitsubishi’s broader plans to strengthen its tenuous foothold in the U.S. market will include new plug-in electrified crossovers beginning next year and through the decade’s end. The carmaker’s one U.S. plug-in is the i-MiEV pure EV, a converted Japanese kei car, vintage 2009, but that 62-mile-range city car loping along at less than […]

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Mitsubishi will show off a new all-electric compact crossover concept at the upcoming Tokyo Motor Show. Called the Mitsubishi eX Concept, the crossover blends the looks of the brand’s “dynamic shield” front end with Mitsubishi’s twin-motor all-electric powertrain that drives all four wheels using the brands S-AWC system. The Japanese automaker says that the eX […]

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Europeans will get their first glimpse of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid this month, with sales also set to begin in September. The Outlander PHEV has been completely revamped for 2016, with new styling, improved handling and a smoother ride among its changes. But this redesign didn’t come about because the model was lagging […]

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The 6th ZENN Monte-Carlo Rally, an event for electric vehicles, will be held March 20 to 22. ZENN is short for “zero emissions, no noise;” the rally is a motorsport competition open exclusively to electric cars with a range of under 250 kilometers (155.34 miles). Like its renowned parent competition, the Monte-Carlo Rally, the ZENN […]

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) had a great start of the year with January 2015 vehicle sales of 6,493 units, a 33.4 percent sales increase from January 2014. MMNA ended 2014 with a nearly 25 percent sales increase over the previous year and January marks the brand’s 11th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increases. […]

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