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2018 Ford Escape crossover flunks passenger-side crash test

Ford's volume SUV gets 'poor' rating for protecting front passengers

Ford's second-most popular vehicle by sales has failed a critical crash safety test, earning the worst safety rating of seven small SUVs tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for front passenger-side crash protection.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gets major powertrain updates, Geneva reveal

"Higher torque, smoother operation, and overall higher efficiency."

The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV gets a larger, Atkinson-cycle engine and more powerful electric drivetrain components.

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Mitsubishi had a shockingly good year in the U.S., and here's why

Surpasses 100,000 vehicle sales for first time in a decade.

A good year for Mitsubishi.

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Mitsubishi's crossover plan: New model coming to Geneva, Outlander PHEV finally on the way

The current Outlanders will be resized to make room for the new small crossover.

The new small crossover will use a fresh, in-house-designed turbocharged engine.

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What we're driving this winter and why you need snow tires | Autoblog Podcast #496

We talk winter tires and what we're driving in the early part of winter. And as always, we respond to your Spend My Money requests.

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Mitsubishi recalls 82,426 vehicles for CVT hesitation issues

The transmission can momentarily lose signal, delaying acceleration.

Mitsubishi calls its CVTs "constant velocity transmissions." That's pretty ironic, given this recall.

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Ukraine orders 651 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs for national police

Minister of Internal Affairs hopes for a 652nd.

Ukraine is replacing its aging, Russian-made police vehicles with a greener option from Japan.

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Swarm of bees descends on man's Mitsubishi

A man in Wales got quite a shock when he returned to his car only to find it covered in bees.

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A realistic approach to fixing Mitsubishi

We're going to need some of that Nissan-Renault corporate synergy.

Many think that building sporty cars and SUVs is the only way to save Mitsubishi. The reality will be far from that.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is fourth plug-in to reach 100,000 sales

It's coming to the US right quick.

Before it even arrives in the US, the Mitsubishi Outlander has sold 100,000 units. It's tremendously popular in Europe and Japan, and we'll get it soon.

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NHTSA begins inquiry into Mitsubishi fuel economy

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is requesting details from Mitsubishi to check whether the fuel economy issue affects US models. Japanese media claim more models there might have false fuel economy ratings than just the current micro cars.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV now for real due in 'late summer, early fall'

Any future Mitsubishi plug-in will likely be a CUV.

The arrival of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been pushed back so many times we've lost count. But now it's really only a few months away. Hopefully.

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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV arrives in the US after a long wait

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV finally makes its way to the US at the New York Auto Show, and the plug-in hybrid crossover arrives at dealers this fall.

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Mitsubishi kills CHAdeMO on upcoming Outlander PHEV

Automaker Cites Lack Of CHAdeMO-Compatable Stations

SUV won't have Japanese-backed fast-charging standard port on US vehicles when sales start this summer.

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Mitsubishi off-road concepts head to Tokyo Auto Salon

Mitsubishi is heading to the Makuhari Messe for the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon with a quartet of off-road concepts based on the Outlander PHEV crossover and Delica D5 minivan.

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