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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander: First Drive
2014 Mitsubishi Outlander: First Drive

Can Mitsubishi still prove itself relevant in the U.S.? With the quirky Endeavor long gone, the flamboyant Eclipse coupes and convertibles now discontinued, the last Galant mid-size sedans carrying clearance stickers—and no replacement on the horizon for the Evolution sport sedan—you...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD  -  Driven, July 2012
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer SE AWD: Driven

Subaru has, for years, pretty much owned the market for basic, mass-market small cars with all-wheel drive. Looking back, while other automakers have brought out crossovers, minivans, and larger sedans and wagons with all-wheel drive, mainstream AWD offerings that are genuine passenger cars (or...Read More»

2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Priced From $19,170

Mitsubishi has released pricing on the 2013 Outlander Sport compact crossover and the larger 2013 Outlander. The 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport is priced from $19,170 and will be built at the automaker’s plant in Normal, Illinois. Mitsubishi’s initial production plans are for 50,000...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Gives You The Day Off With A 2012 Outlander Sport (Video)

Spring has sprung, and you're itching to hit the showrooms for some test drives. The only thing standing in your way is this stupid thing called "work". No problem: if play your cards right -- and if you live in the right county -- Mitsubishi will send over a temp to keep your cubicle warm, while...Read More»

Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Is 'Green' Your Top Car Criteria? Check Out The Mitsubishi i-MiEV

It's a fact: shoppers prioritize different things when looking for new cars. Today, people tend to rank fuel economy above all else, but other folks crave reliability, some need performance, and still others prefer rides that reflect their lifestyle. If you fall into that last category and...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Recall Alert

Mitsubishi is recalling certain 2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport compact crossover SUVs over concerns about a defective turn signal. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected units at 21. Affected vehicles were manufactured...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi i
Ford's UAW Deal, Mitsu i First Drive, Tesla Model X: Car News Headlines

There's a new labor deal in town, but does it mean more new products are on the way from Dearborn? We have the story today at High Gear Media, along with our first drive of the Mitsu i electric car and word on Nissan's tease with the wacky Juke-R concept. Ford's deal with the United Auto Workers...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a row. The bad news is that of the hundreds of brands that Brand Keys studied, no other car company broke the top 50, and just...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer ES
Hungry For Sales, Mitsubishi Expands AWD Lancer Offerings

In 2011, buying an all-wheel-drive Mitsubishi Lancer required you to purchase either the high-performance 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution or its slightly detuned stable mate, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart. Both are fine cars, but their high-strung turbocharged engines and stiff suspensions...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi i
NHTSA To Mandate Pedestrian Alert Tones For Hybrid, Electric Cars

There’s a koan in Zen Buddhism that effectively asks, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration won’t address that question, but they’ll soon address another: what is the correct pedestrian alert noise for an electric...Read More»

Mitsubishi 'i' Emergency Power Supply
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Becomes A Tool For Surviving Disaster

There's nothing like a brief power outage to make us realize how thoroughly dependent we are on electricity. The fact is made even more obvious during a natural disaster, when power supplies can be cut off for days or weeks, but a new add-on for the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric vehicle aims to soften...Read More»

2012 Mitsubishi i
Jelly Belly And Mitsubishi’s Electric Car: Sweet Treat

Mitsubishi had a sweet idea, pairing up with the Jelly Belly Candy Company for some custom graphics to plaster on the side of the automaker’s upcoming electric car, the 2012 Mitsubishi i. The novel promotion, in conjunction with the opening of the 2011 Sweets & Snacks Expo, featured a...Read More»

Audience does burnouts after watching Fast Five
Fast Five Opening Weekend Takes In $84 Million, Parking Lot Burnouts Ensue: Video

They say sequels never do as well as the original, and by the time the third or fourth movies roll in the franchise is virtually dead. With that assumption in mind, the producers of the fifth installment of the now decade long Fast and the Furious series, Fast Five, must have been downright crazy...Read More»

2011 Toyota Prius
Study: Americans Avoiding Japanese, Korean Autos In The Wake Of Earthquake, Tsunami

To say that things have been tough in Japan since the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami on March 11 would be a gross understatement. With thousands of lives lost, homes destroyed, families separated, and up to 150,000 living in shelters, it seems almost crass to talk about the effect on business. But...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport: Driven

Mitsubishi's idea, last year, of previewing its Outlander Sport by making it the first model ever that could be remotely test driven, live—via a virtual system that promised way more than a tilt-and-pan virtual showroom tour—was the first of its kind. And it's definitely one of the...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS Sportback
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer GTS: Driven

The Lancer GTS is often overlooked by small-car shoppers on a tight budget—and they're missing out on a good thing. For the same money as less-inspiring drives that fully feel like budget transportation, there's a lot more to the Lancer, and its surprisingly able handling and refreshingly...Read More»

Screencap from Mitsubishi's Guinness World Record-breaking video
Video: Mitsubishi Sets 5 Guinness Records In A Single Day

Mitsubishi, like the late Rodney Dangerfield, doesn't always get much respect -- at least not in the U.S. Its models haven't really captured the imagination of the American public, its performance in customer satisfaction and other surveys is so-so, and its sales numbers pale in comparison to most...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in 2010, but now that the year has drawn to a close, inquiring minds want to know: were the pundits right? Let's take a look. The...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60
Family Car Guide's Best Winter-Weather Sedans, Part Two

Slogging through the slush and snow this winter is one thing if you’re outside with snowboots and the right outerwear. It’s another if you’re driving the family sedan and it’s not adequately equipped to deal with the snow, ice, sleet and dangerous driving conditions. In this...Read More»

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