Auto News For Thursday, November 12, 2015 – Fiat Fullback Is A Mitsubishi Pickup You Can’t Have


2016 Fiat Fullback

Here are the six must-read, must-watch auto news stories, recalls and videos for Thursday, November 12, 2015.

TRUCKS
Take one Mitsubishi L200, apply a Fiat badge to the grille, change its name to Fullback, and you have yet another new non-full-size pickup truck that won’t be sold in North America.

LOS ANGELES
The upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show will host a number of significant new vehicle debuts: 2016 Honda Civic Coupe, a Toyota/Scion CH-R, Mitsubishi’s replacement for the Outlander Sport/RVR, and the already seen Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible.

AUTOFOCUS
18. That’s the number of years – consecutive years – in which the Honda Civic has been Canada’s best-selling car. Admittedly, the 18th year, 2015, isn’t over yet. But the Civic’s lead is so great, no other car will generate as much volume in the full calendar year as the Civic did in the first 10 months of 2015.

TTAC
Where are Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ U.S. operations without Jeep? Put it this way: it wouldn’t be a pretty picture

WATCH 
Alex On Autos’ Alex Dykes reviews the slightly refreshed 2016 Honda Accord. The 2016 model year at Honda will focus on an all-new tenth-gen Civic, but there are changes to the Accord worth noting in AOA’s most thorough and detailed video reviews on the internet.