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LG Chem LUCON® TX5007, the Engineering Plastic Used for Electrostatic Powder Coating Is Now Applied to Japanese Global OEM’s Front Fenders

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Monday, January 9, 2023

LG Chem (KRX: 051910) has started supplying engineering plastics to Mitsubishi Motors for its powder coating parts used as the front fenders of RVR, Delica D:5 and Outlander models.

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  • LG Chem (KRX: 051910) has started supplying engineering plastics to Mitsubishi Motors for its powder coating parts used as the front fenders of RVR, Delica D:5 and Outlander models.
  • When a plastic fender is used, the weight of the vehicle is reduced by about 4 kg, which also improves fuel efficiency.
  • Furthermore, plastic fenders can provide other benefits, such as reduced fuel exhaust emissions and carbon footprints.
  • In addition to LUCON TX5007, LG Chem has a broad portfolio of products that can be used for large-scale automotive exterior parts that need to utilize powder coating process.

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Passes Milestone of Five Million Vehicles Exported from Thailand

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Friday, December 9, 2022

TOKYO, Dec 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced today that it had passed the milestone of exporting five million vehicles from Thailand.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Dec 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced today that it had passed the milestone of exporting five million vehicles from Thailand.
  • The local production and sales company, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (hereafter, MMTh), currently has three production plants and one engine plant in Laem Chabang, Chonburi Province.
  • Mitsubishi Motors established a sales company in Thailand in 1961 and began production in 1964.
  • "Reaching an export volume of five million vehicles is a step to the continuous growth and expansion of production volume in Thailand.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins 2022-2023 Japan Car of the Year and K Car of the Year

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Friday, December 9, 2022

TOKYO, Dec 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the 2022-2023 Japan Car of the Year and the K Car of the Year(2),(3).

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  • TOKYO, Dec 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the 2022-2023 Japan Car of the Year and the K Car of the Year(2),(3).
  • In awarding the K Car of the Year, the organizing committee acclaimed the eK X EV as good value for money as an entry-level battery EV even within the category of kei-cars.
  • "We are truly honored to receive the prestigious Japan Car of the Year awards," said Takao Kato, president and chief executive officer, Mitsubishi Motors.
  • (6) Lineup includes eK X, a height-wagon kei-car, and eK X space, a super height-wagon kei-car.

The Paley Center for Media Announces the First Program Selections for the 40th Anniversary of PaleyFest

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media announces its initial program selections for the 40th Anniversary of its iconic festival, PaleyFest. PaleyFest features leading talent from the most acclaimed and buzzworthy TV shows for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations and will take the stage at the DOLBY THEATRE in Hollywood from Friday, March 31 through Tuesday, April 4, 2023.

Key Points: 
  • Paley Center Members receive exclusive benefits of advance ticket sales, Member discounts, and priority access to all PaleyFest events.
  • LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Paley Center for Media announces its initial program selections for the 40thAnniversary of its iconic festival, PaleyFest.
  • "We are thrilled to announce the first selections for the 40th anniversary of PaleyFest," said Maureen J. Reidy, The Paley Center for Media's President and CEO.
  • The Paley Center will announce the festival's full schedule and the participating casts and creative teams on January 17, 2023.

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart's Triton Finishes in First Place Overall at Its First Attempt in the Asia Cross Country Rally 2022

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, which receives technical support from Mitsubishi Motors, participated in the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022 that ran from November 21st to 26th in Thailand and Cambodia with Triton rally cars (Group T1 prototype cross-country vehicles).

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 29, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, which receives technical support from Mitsubishi Motors, participated in the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022 that ran from November 21st to 26th in Thailand and Cambodia with Triton rally cars (Group T1 prototype cross-country vehicles).
  • Leg 1 on the 22nd to Leg 3 on the 24th included SS located in the area around Buriram.
  • Even so, the two Triton rally cars delivered powerful driving, and I am very proud of our high finish.
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    Starting on November 21st, the Triton rally car AXCR 2022 replica is on display at the company's headquarter showroom in Tamachi, Tokyo.

Mitsubishi Motors Starts Sales of the All-New Outlander in China

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Monday, November 21, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 21, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that GAC Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd. (GMMC), Mitsubishi Motors' vehicle production and sales joint venture in China, has begun production of the all-new Outlander, a crossover SUV, and started sales on November 19.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 21, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that GAC Mitsubishi Motors Co., Ltd. (GMMC), Mitsubishi Motors' vehicle production and sales joint venture in China, has begun production of the all-new Outlander, a crossover SUV, and started sales on November 19.
  • The all-new Outlander is Mitsubishi Motors' flagship model developed under the product concept "I-Fu-Do-Do", which means authentic and majestic in Japanese.
  • GMMC has 2,891 employees, and serves as a sales and distribution platform for GAC and Mitsubishi Motors-branded vehicles in China.
  • The company has an annual production capacity over 270,000 units per year among the Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander, Eclipse Cross, and Airtrek.

Team Mitsubishi Ralliart Heads to Asia Cross Country Rally 2022 with the Triton - Rally to Start on November 21

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Friday, November 18, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, which receives technical support from Mitsubishi Motors, will participate in the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022 to be held from November 21st with three Triton rally cars (Group T1 prototype cross-country vehicles).

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  • TOKYO, Nov 18, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) announced that Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, which receives technical support from Mitsubishi Motors, will participate in the Asia Cross Country Rally (AXCR) 2022 to be held from November 21st with three Triton rally cars (Group T1 prototype cross-country vehicles).
  • As a result, in addition to the tough routes, the team is anticipating dry, off-road trails and new challenges including steep gradients.
  • To prepare for these challenges, Team Mitsubishi Ralliart subjected the Triton rally cars to a total of 1,900 kilometers of endurance testing.
  • Hiroshi Masuoka, team director of Team Mitsubishi Ralliart, commented:
    "To lead the team to victory as team director, I have drawn on my rallying know-how and experience, built the team organization, and worked to hone our cars.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins RJC Car of the Year and RJC Technology of the Year for 2023

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Thursday, November 10, 2022

In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.

Key Points: 
  • In addition, the electrification technology of all-electric kei-car used for the eK X EV has won the RJC Technology of the Year for 20232.
  • Also offered at an affordable price for a wide range of users, the eK X EV provides momentum to the promotion of EVs."
  • In awarding the RJC Technology of the Year, the selection committee commented:
    "Utilizing the electrification technology that Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors have cultivated over the years, the eK X EV has achieved reduction in size and cost.
  • This is the fourth time(3) that Mitsubishi Motors has won the RJC Car of the Year, following the award for 2020 won by the eK wagon and eK X height-wagon kei-cars.

Mitsubishi Motors' All-New eK X EV Wins Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022

TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Nov 9, 2022 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (hereafter, Mitsubishi Motors) today announced that the all-new eK X EV (pronounced "eK 'cross' EV"), an all-electric kei-car(1), has won the Car of the Year 2022-2023 award(2) from the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame.
  • The selection committee highly evaluated the eK X EV as a full-fledged electric vehicle (EV) that conforms to Japanese kei-car standards and contributes to the expansion of the domestic EV market.
  • Candidates for the 22nd Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year were new models premiered in the Japan market between October 16, 2021, and October 15, 2022.
  • The selection committee voted for the winner of the Japan Automotive Hall of Fame Car of the Year 2022-2023.

All-New 2023 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Named 2023 Family Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

This marks the third time in the last five years the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the world's best-selling PHEV SUV1, has been recognized by the publication.

Key Points: 
  • This marks the third time in the last five years the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the world's best-selling PHEV SUV1, has been recognized by the publication.
  • It is a deserving winner of the magazine's 2023 Family Green Car of the Year award."
  • The Outlander PHEV was recognized for its blend of environmental performance and family-friendly versatility in a popular crossover package.
  • "What a great way to kick off the launch of the 2023 Outlander PHEV," said Mark Chaffin, MMNA President and CEO.