- Established - 1870 (Mitsubishi Group)
- Founder - Yataro Iwasaki
- Headquarters - Tokyo, Japan
Mitsubishi is part of the Mitsubishi Group, one of Japan’s largest industrial corporations. It was first established as a shipbuilding company.
Mitsubishi was the company that created Japan’s first mass-market car, the Model A, in 1917. The company headquarters are located in Tokyo, Japan, and it has factories in the USA, Holland and Thailand.
Mitsubishi has won 37 World Rally events since 1973, including the famous Dakar Rally with its Shogun, which it has won 12 times!
Mitsubishi sponsors a variety of organisations in the UK, including Gloucester Rugby Club, Countryman Fairs and the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust.