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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a Japanese automobile company, manufacturing an extensive range of cars and trucks. Mitsubishis are produced globally and shipped into most major markets, including the Far East, Europe, the UK and the U.S. Mitsubishi began as a shipping firm in 1870 and the name Mitsubishi when translated means three chestnuts or three diamonds. Over the years as the company grew, it expanded and diversified in to coal mining, ship building, banking, insurance, warehousing, trade, steel, paper, glass, electrical equipment, aircraft, oil and real estate. At the beginning of the 20th Century, Mitsubishi accounted for half of the Japanese merchant fleet. Recently Mitsubishi has formed new companies, which include Mitsubishi Motor Company, the 4th largest auto manufacturer, Mitsubishi Atomic Industry, a nuclear power company, Mitsubishi Chemical and Nikon corporation. Over 29 companies are listed as part of the Mitsubishi Corporation.
Mitsubishi has been partnered in a long-term venture with Chrysler, assembling a series of cars and trucks for Chrysler brands since the 1970s. Mitsubishi has also shipped car platform designs and technology know-how to Hyundai in South Korea and Proton in Malaysia. Mitsubishi has recently fallen on hard economic times and has been struggling with poor product launches and reducing models carried by the company. There have been significant product recalls and Mitsubishi has also cancelled or delayed product launches.
The company has seen significant growth in Russia and is continuing marketing support in the United States and also in Europe. Current production includes cars and SUVs as well as vans such as the Mitsubishi Zinger, the Mitsubishi Strada, the Mitsubishi RVR, the Mitsubishi Pajero Mini, Mitsubishi Pajero/Montero, Mitsubishi Outlander, Mitsubishi Nimbus, Mitsubishi Minicab, Mitsubishi Minica, Mitsubishi L200, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Mitsubishi I, Mitsubishi Galant, Mitsubishi Endeavor, Mitsubishi Eclispe, Mitsubishi Dion, Mitsubishi Colt, Mitsubishi Airtrek and the Mitsubishi 380.
The Mitsubishi Fuso company was spun off from Mitsubishi Motors in 2004. Among the trucks that Mitsubishi Fuso produces are the Mitsubishi Fuso FB (Canter Mini), Mitsubishi Fuso FC (Canter), Mitsubishi Fuso FE (Canter), Mitsubishi Fuso FG (Canter 4WD), Mitsubishi Fuso FH (Canter Hi), Mitsubishi Fuso FK (Fighter), Mitsubishi Fuso FM (Fighter Hi), Mitsubishi Fuso FL (Fighter 4WD) and Mitsubishi Fuso FP/FV (Super Great).
A line of buses are also produced by the Mitsubishi Fuso company and include the following models - Mitsubishi Fuso Rosa, Fuso Rosa CNG LEV-7, Mitsubishi Fuso ME (Aero Midi), Mitsubishi Fuso MJ (Aero Midi), Mitsubishi Fuso MK (Aero Midi), Mitsubishi Fuso MM (Aero Bus), Mitsubishi Fuso MP (New Aero Star) non-step Diesel CNG, Mitsubishi Fuso MS (Aero Bus/Aero Queen), Mitsubishi Fuso MU (Aero King), Mitsubishi Fuso BM (Chassied Bus), Mitsubishi Fuso RK (Chassied Bus), Mitsubishi Fuso RP (Chassied Bus), and Mitsubishi Fuso Aerostar Low-emission Diesel (LEV-7).
Mitsubishi also produces industrial engines, truck chassis and bus chassis for sale as OEM equipment to other companies who developed customised vehicles.