Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (Japanese: 三菱自動車工業株式会社 Hepburn: Mitsubishi
Jidōsha Kōgyō KK, IPA: [mitsɯꜜbiɕi]) is a Japanese multinational automotive
manufacturer headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. In 2011, Mitsubishi Motors
was the sixth-biggest Japanese automaker and the nineteenth-biggest worldwide by
production. From October 2016 onwards, Mitsubishi has been one-third (34%) owned
by Nissan, and 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 Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation, which builds commercial grade trucks, buses and heavy construction equipment, was formerly a part of Mitsubishi Motors, but is now separate from Mitsubishi Motors, and is owned by the German automotive corporation Daimler AG (though Mitsubishi continues to own a small stake).