OKAZAKI, Japan – Mitsubishi Motors Corp. eventually will offer continuously variable transmissions in its U.S. vehicles, a company official tells Ward’s. Shinichi Kurihara, corporate general manager-product strategy office, for MMC, says while it is important for the company to offer fuel-efficient technologies in the U.S., where gas prices are on the rise, hybrid-electric vehicles are cost prohibitive and the auto maker has no plans to offer any HEVs in the U.S. More likely is a small ...

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