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Mitsubishi Invests In Accessible Wireless EV Charging

Posted by on 15 Apr 2021 under General, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi EV/ HEV driving

Mitsubishi Corporation has invested in wireless EV charging

If you’ve been considering purchasing an electric vehicle to lessen your impact on the environment, you’ve likely come up against one of the major concerns most South African motorists have in this regard – namely, how difficult will it be to charge your vehicle on the go? The infrastructure for this type of thing is sadly still lacking in many countries to a large degree.


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Navigate Off The Grid In The New Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

Posted by on 29 Mar 2021 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross steering wheel

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross featuring what3words

TomTom and what3words have teamed up with Mitsubishi Motors to make finding adventure easier than ever. The addition of what3words to the new restyled Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross means drivers can more easily identify, share and navigate to any location in the world using just three words. What’s more, in a world first, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will be the first car company to offer what3words offline.


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The New Mitsubishi Outlander Looks Out Of This World

Posted by on 23 Feb 2021 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Outlander

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander

It seems the long wait is over as the next-generation 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander is more than a promise. The latest teaser photographs and leaked images show an American-spec car that strongly resembles the 2019 Engelberg Tourer Concept which builds on a theme seen in the 2016 PHEV GT.


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Next-Gen Mitsubishi Triton Gets Strong Hybrid Powertrain

Posted by on 20 Jan 2021 under Mitsubishi Eclipse, Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Triton

A Mitsubishi engineer has hinted that the next-generation Mitsubishi Triton bakkie will have a “very tough” and “very strong” hybrid powertrain. Due in a few years, it’s the first time this powerhouse will have the option of hybrid power which is an exciting prospect.


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Underestimate The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport At Your Own Peril

Posted by on 18 Dec 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi Pajero

Mitsubishi Pajero Sport 2021

2021 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport

The Mitsubishi Pajero Sport deserves more credit as a serious contender in the bakkie-based SUV category which the Toyota Fortuner has topped for some time. However, the tides are turning as there’s a new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport with sharper looks and loads of new features. This news should whet the appetite of any motoring enthusiast wanting something a little different from the other options in the market.


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The New Mitsubishi Outlander To Launch Abroad In 2021

Posted by on 18 Nov 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Outlander, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Outlander 2020

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

Its official, a fourth-generation Mitsubishi Outlander is due for launch in 2021 which will be sold as a 2022 model. The Japanese automaker recently announced what they had in store for the upcoming 2021 model year and it makes for interesting reading. Each of the current models will receive some attention and that includes the new Mitsubishi Outlander.


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Mitsubishi Unveils ‘Small But Beautiful’ Three-Year Plan

Posted by on 16 Oct 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi Triton

Mitsubishi Car

Mitsubishi’s Plan For The Next Three Years

In July 2020, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced its new three-year plan, aptly named ‘Small but Beautiful’. Mitsubishi has made their intentions clear as they aim to focus their resources on technology across core regions which also includes Africa.

The three-year ‘Small but Beautiful’ plan will concentrate on rationalising costs and enhancing overall profitability by implementing a good management foundation. Mitsubishi wants to see sustainable growth from fiscal 2020 to at least 2022.


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Is The Mitsubishi Xpander Coming To South Africa?

Posted by on 17 Sep 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Xpander Cross, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Xpander

Current Mitsubishi Xpander

The Mitsubishi Xpander was first introduced in 2017 in Indonesia and since then, it’s expanded into other countries such as the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Now, it appears as if Malaysia is next according to the chief executive officer at Mitsubishi Motor Malaysia (MMM), Tomoyuki Shinnishi.


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Mitsubishi Road Assist+ App Wins Tech & Innovation Award

Posted by on 24 Aug 2020 under Mitsubishi Cars, Mitsubishi News

Mitsubishi Road Assit+ App

Mitsubishi’s Road Assist+ App Awarded For Tech & Innovation

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) has won the 2020 Future Digital Awards Technology. The Mitsubishi Road Assist+ smartphone app took first place in the Technology & Innovation Category.


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New Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme Boosts Bakkie Range in SA

Posted by on 15 Jul 2020 under Mitsubishi News, Mitsubishi Triton, New Mitsubishi Launches

Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi’s Triton Xtreme

Mitsubishi Motors has long been one of the standouts when it comes to delivering quality, stylish bakkies. Now, after waiting in bated breath, the new limited edition Mitsubishi Triton Xtreme double cab has finally been added to the automaker’s impressive bakkie range.


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