ADELAIDE — Mitsubishi Motors Australia Ltd. again denies rumors it plans to close its Australian assembly operation, despite a 28% dive in new car sales this year, to just 8.7% of the market. The automaker made its latest denial after Mitsubishi Motors Corp. President Katsuhiko Kawasoe said in a published report the Australian plant could no longer compete with cars and parts imported from Japan. But in a statement issued to media in Australia, Kawasoe says his comment was misunderstood. ...

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