Outback Sport http://northernpublicradio.org en Mitsubishi launches Outlander production in Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mitsubishi-launches-outlander-production-illinois <p>Mitsubishi&#39;s top selling vehicle is now made in Illinois. <a href="http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/en/index.html">The Japanese automaker</a> has shifted production of the Outlander Sport to its only U.S. production facility in Normal.</p><p>Gov. Pat Quinn, who attended the ceremony launching the Japanese automaker&#39;s latest U.S. product, touted the sporty crossover SUV during remarks to 1,200 plant workers, company executives, and other officials.</p><p>&quot;It&#39;s fuel efficient and it&#39;s made in America and made in Illinois,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;That means a lot to me, and I think to everybody in our state, that your skill has crafted this vehicle that not only will supply the automotive needs of our country but also the export possibilities.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:12:10 +0000 WNIJ 15096 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mitsubishi launches Outlander production in Illinois