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DELICA! I will never forget you!
Two crossovers, an aging sedan, a fairly abysmal subcompact that feels like it’s meant only for third world countries, and a legendary rally car now living on borrowed time. That’s how things are for Mitsubishi these days. But it wasn’t always this way.
In the wake of a fuel economy cheating scandal that has rocked the Japanese automotive industry, Nissan will take a 34 percent controlling stake in Mitsubishi Motors, both companies announced today.
With Mitsubishi Motors beset by a massive fuel economy cheating scandal in Japan, news outlets in that country are reporting that competitor Nissan is in talks to take over the automaker.
Depression from a recent loss is no laughing matter. Do you feel like nothing even matters anymore because you’re a washed-up, has-been failure? Did your Mustang lose to someone’s garbage boosted Civic? Matt Farah is here to help. Try the revolutionary Mitsubishi Eclipse and turn that frown upside-down.
Are you the fine makers of a small, practical hatchback automobile? Do you feel the need to tack on a stubby little trunk for said car to appeal to the hatch-averse American market? Let me stop you right there, because nothing makes a car look more like a garbage penalty box like an obvious afterthought of a trunk.