Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. Since October 2016, Mitsubishi has been one-third (34%) owned by Nissan, thus a part of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance. Besides being part of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance, it is also a part of Mitsubishi keiretsu, formerly the biggest industrial group in Japan, and the company was originally formed in 1970 from the automotive division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), is a multinational manufacturer and distributor of automobiles, parts and powertrains. MMC originated from the automobile division of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI), and was spun off from MHI in 1970. MMC can trace its roots back to 1917, when the first Mitsubishi passenger vehicle was produced. In 2011, Mitsubishi Motors was the sixth-largest Japanese automaker and the 19th-largest worldwide by production.