May 28, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors mulls scaling back vehicle lineup

Mitsubishi Motors Corp., mired in a mileage scandal, is considering reducing the number of its vehicle models for the domestic market, sources said. The automaker has a relatively large number of vehicle models compared with its automobile development system, and the company believes that ...

Mitsubishi Motors to continue key plant output halt in June

May 27, 2016

Mitsubishi Motors to continue key plant output halt in June

Scandal-hit Mitsubishi Motors Corp. will keep its minivehicle production suspended at least until the end of June at its Mizushima plant in the city of Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture, informed sources said Thursday. The automaker informed a subcontractor in Okayama of the extension of the ...

May 12, 2016

Nissan in talks to own third of scandal-stung MMC for $1.8 billion

Nissan Motor Co is in advanced talks to take a roughly one-third stake in Mitsubishi Motors Corp with a $1.8 billion investment, as Mitsubishi struggles with a fuel-economy data scandal, two sources said. If the ¥200 billion deal goes through, Nissan, Japan’s second-largest automaker ...

FTC sues VW on behalf of U.S. consumers over deceptive 'clean diesel' campaign

Mar 30, 2016

FTC sues VW on behalf of U.S. consumers over deceptive 'clean diesel' campaign

The U.S. government filed suit against Volkswagen on Tuesday, charging the German automaker deceived American consumers by promoting supposedly “clean diesel” vehicles that were actually fitted with illegal pollution-cheating devices. The Federal Trade Commission said it is seeking a federal court order requiring Volkswagen ...