Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) reached another milestone when it rolled out its 200,000th L300 production unit recently.
The iconic utility van has already sold more than 190,000 units and is perceived to be the most trusted model in the country because of its dependable engine, durable quality and affordable price.
“This achievement is a reflection of the resiliency of MMPC. Despite the current challenges that we are facing due to the COVID19 pandemic, we are still geared to provide the market with quality vehicles and support Filipino livelihood through serving transportation and business needs. Also, aligned with the Philippines government’s effort to battle the spreading virus, MMPC has lent out several Mitsubishi L300 units to both local and national government for various outreach activities.” says Mutsuhiro Oshikiri, President and CEO of MMPC.
MMPC has been operating for over 56 years as an automotive manufacturer and distributor. The company’s years of operation in the industry and its ability to surpass several economic challenges is a testament to MMPC’s strong and pliant characteristic.
“We are committed to further grow and expand the business of Mitsubishi Motors in the Philippines. We are in the process of finalizing our plans to export L300 to other ASEAN countries, which makes us the only automotive manufacture in the Philippine to export vehicles. We will work even harder to enhance MMPC plant’s competitiveness and quality, so that we can make L300 a trusted model in ASEAN.” – Takao Kato, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s Chief Executive Officer said.
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) is one of the country’s leading automotive assemblers and distributors. It is the longest staying automotive company in the Philippines. Occupying a 23 hectare plant in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, MMPC’s manufacturing plant has a maximum production capacity of 50,000 units. MMPC locally manufactures the Mirage, Mirage G4 and L300.
IN MAIN PHOTO: At the ceremonial roll-off ceremony of the 200,000th L300 production unit are, from left, Celestino S. Lanceta (Assistant Production Department Head); Yoshiaki Onomura (Executive Vice President for Manufacturing Division); Rolando N. Francisco (First Vice President for Manufacturing Division) and Ericson S. Fonte (Assistant Vice President, Production Engineering Department)