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Mitsubishi president bowing in apology

Mitsubishi 'fesses up: We lied in fuel tests to make our cars look great

Tetsuro Aikawa, president of Mitsubishi Motors Corp (MMC), gave a deep bow of apology at a press conference on Wednesday after admitting his firm had falsified fuel efficiency tests on at least 635,000 vehicles. "MMC conducted testing improperly to present better fuel consumption rates than the actual rates; and that the …
Iain Thomson, 20 Apr 2016
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US spied on Japanese PM Abe, Mitsubishi, and so much more

The NSA spied on Japan's prime minister, central bank, finance ministry and major corporations, such as the natural gas division of Mitsubishi, according to documents released today. The targets of the cyber-spying included stealing secrets on US-Japan relations, trade negotiations and climate change policy. Fruits of the …
John Leyden, 31 Jul 2015
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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: The new common-as-muck hybrid

Vulture @ the wheel And so we come full circle. Back in 2009 The Reg’s very first ‘leccy car review took a gander at the Mitsubishi i-MiEV. That was essentially just a technology demonstrator and much of that technology has now cropped up in the Outlander PHEV, a plug-in hybrid which, judging by the number I've seen on the roads and Mitsubishi UK's …
Alun Taylor, 31 May 2015
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Telly behemoths: Does size matter?

Feature This month, the fabulously wealthy owners of houses with curved walls will be delighted to know that the world's largest curved TV arrives at the Knightsbridge tat-palace Harrods. With a 105-inch screen, LG's new set, the snappily named 105UC9V boasts a 21:9 aspect ratio, and all the latest technology. LG 105UC9 105-inch 21:9 …

Nimbus boots EVA out of Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi Power Systems' Americas (MPSA) says its SAP applications positively fly using flash arrays from an industry newbie – after being hamstrung on HP storage. The company, based in Orlando, Florida, had a SAP SQL Server database implementation that was dragging its feet, so much so that the end users were resisting the …
Chris Mellor, 10 May 2012

Japanese manufacturers cut domestic disc, telly production

Japanese manufacturers have started to take production abroad, with Hitachi and Mitsubishi announcing an end to their domestic arrangements for television sets and compact discs, respectively. Hitachi's plant in Gifu, which churns-out roughly 100,000 tellies a month, will now produce projectors and chipsets instead, with both …
Caleb Cox, 23 Jan 2012
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Japan's biggest defence contractor hit by hackers

Japan's biggest defence contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, has become the victim of a malware-based hack attack. The firm said that the attack resulted in the infection of 10 of its sites across Japan, including its submarine manufacturing plant in Kobe and a facility in Nagoya which makes engine parts for missiles. In …
John Leyden, 19 Sep 2011
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Peugeot iOn e-car

Review Back in 2009, I took one of the first pre-production Mitsusbishi iMiEV’s in the UK for a spin. Spool forward to 2011 and you can now have the e-car with a Peugeot or Citroën badge on the nose. But there have been enough, albeit subtle, changes to warrant a another shufti. Peugeot iOn Peugeot's iOn: a familiar shape that …
Alun Taylor, 20 Jun 2011
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Hertz offers Londoners e-cars for hire

Hertz is to give the chance to hoon around London Town in an e-car for just four quid an hour. The catch: you have to join the rental company's Connect by Hertz pay-as-you-go club. Membership cost £50 a year even if you never drive one of the firm's cars. Hertz Connect iMiEV Eye-MiEV Sign up, though, and you can now hire …
Tony Smith, 15 Apr 2011
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Mitsubishi commuter e-car goes on sale

Mitsubishi's e-car, the i-MiEV, formally goes on sale in the UK today. You can read El Reg's review of the electric auto, which we found to be genuinely fun to drive, here. Mitsubishi iMiEV The car maker has actually been shipping vehicles to Europe since October 2010, with some 2500 of them arriving on the continent. Many …
Tony Smith, 14 Jan 2011

Toshiba prices up Blu-ray Disc patent portfolio

Consumer electronics and entertainment companies Mitsubishi, Thomson, Toshiba and Warner Bros have together begun charging for their intellectual property that is "essential" to Blu-ray Disc players, drives and recorders. The four firms' pooled technology also extends to Blu-ray kit that incorporates DVD functionality, …
Tony Smith, 8 Mar 2010
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UK e-car trials kick off with mass motor handover

Leccy Tech Forty leccy Minis were yesterday handed to their owners – well, lessees, to be exact – at the BMW Mini factory in Oxford. It's all part of the Government's 12-month e-car field trial during which time BMW hopes to “evaluate the psychological, social and technical aspects of living with an electric car.” Mini E handover Mini …
Alun Taylor, 14 Dec 2009
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Mitsubishi preps 'versatile' plug-in hybrid e-car

Leccy Tech Mitsubishi has announced details of the range-extended plug-in hybrid that Reg Hardware first got a sniff of back in July and which will be officially unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show next week . Called the PX-MiEV, the concept vehicle promises to have one of the most versatile hybrid drive trains yet developed. Mitsubishi PX …
Alun Taylor, 13 Oct 2009
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West Midlands cops to roll out Mitsubishi EVs

Leccy Tech Britain's police forces are proceeding in an orderly fashion to test Mitsubishi's iMiEV after the company showed off the e-car - reviewed here - at the UK's National Police Show last month. West Midlands Police has already signed up and will take delivery of its first iMiEV cop cars early in 2010, the manufacturer has revealed …
Alun Taylor, 12 Oct 2009
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Mitsubishi builds monster OLED telly

LG’s 15in OLED TV is no longer the world’s largest, because Mitsubishi has just shown off a whopping 155in organic LED screen in Japan. Mitsubishi 155in OLED Mitsubishi's 155in OLED panel Credit: IDC It's a wee bit of a cheat: Mitsubishi’s Diamond Vision OLED display is constructed from individual OLED panels – each about …
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Mitsubishi iMiEV five-door e-car

Review Much midnight oil was burnt at Register Hardware while deciding just when and with what we should begin our Leccy Tech car tests. Try as we might, we just couldn't convince ourselves that battery powered quadbikes like the G-Wiz or Think City were the place to start. Nor could we rustle up much enthusiasm for third-party …
Alun Taylor, 14 Aug 2009
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Mitsubishi to build range-extended hybrid

Leccy Tech Mitsubishi has confirmed plans to launch a range-extended hybrid at the end of 2010. Mitsubishi_CX_concept Will Mitsubishi's range-extended hybrid be based on the cX concept? The company told Register Hardware that the vehicle will be a small SUV, akin to Nissan's Qashqai or Toyota's RAV4. This could suggest a car very …
Alun Taylor, 27 Jul 2009
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Mitsubishi slashes iMiEV's price

Leccy Tech Mitsubishi has announced plans to slash the price of its e-cars by 50 per cent over the next six years. Although the iMiEV is currently Mitsubishi’s only e-car in production, the firm’s President, Osamu Masuko, has promised that the leccy car’s price will drop from its current cost of ¥4.59m (£29,100/$47,800/&Euro;34,400) to …
Alun Taylor, 23 Jun 2009

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