I'm confused. The article doesn't state when Mitsubishi ever called it an Eclipse?
EDIT Found this:
"What's most odd about this car, though, is its alleged name. AutoExpress originally published a story from an early drive of this SUV's prototype, and it claimed that Mitsubishi would call its new utility vehicle the Eclipse. Yes, the same name as the sports car of yore.
The article has since been deleted, which means AutoExpress may have accidentally given away too much information. Either that, or the outlet is way off the mark. I and many other enthusiasts hope it's the latter, but both are equally likely."
This is a rumor, at best. Don't take it to heart just yet. I doubt mitsu would do anything this stupid.