Top Page | English | 简体中文 | 繁體中文 | 한국어 | 日本語
Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 11:50 HKT/SGT
Share:
    

Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Mitsubishi Motors Increases the Production of XPANDER

TOKYO, Aug 8, 2018 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors has announced it is to increase production of its XPANDER small MPV following strong demand from customers across the ASEAN region.

The XPANDER is built at a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bekasi, Indonesia and exports began in April this year. It was planned to produce 100,000 units in fiscal year 2018 but in response to demand, it has been decided to boost production by 20% to 120,000 units in order to ensure waiting times are managed. Further increases are being investigated.

Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indoneisa (MMKI) has already invested in additional welding and assembly facilities to increase production of the XPANDER to the new higher level of 10,000 per month.

In addition, to satisfy demand and future export expansion, MMKI is planning to continue increasing production capacity of the XPANDER by aiming for 150,000 units in fiscal year 2019.

"I am very pleased that customers in Indonesia and other ASEAN markets have enthusiatically accepted the XPANDER. We will continue to devote our efforts to deliver this exciting car as quickly as possible to more customers," said Osamu Masuko, chief executive of Mitsubishi Motors.

The XPANDER had 80,000 orders in Indonesia between the start of order intake in August 2017 and June 2018. In March this year, it was ranked No. 1 in Indonesia's sales volume ranking, and has received the Car of the Year 2018 from the OTOMOTIF newspaper.


About Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The company launched the i-MiEV - the first mass-produced electric vehicle in 2009, which was followed by the OUTLANDER PHEV in 2013 - a plug-in hybrid market leader in Japan and Europe. Mitsubishi Motors has 30,000 employees and a global footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Russia. Models, such as the PAJERO SPORT/MONTERO SPORT, TRITON/L200 and OUTLANDER play a major role in achieving its growth. The global sales volume in fiscal year 2017 was 1,101,000 units, and the net sales of Mitsubishi Motors for fiscal year 2017 was 2.19 trillion yen. Mitsubishi Motors is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

Contact:
Mitsubishi Motors
Public Relations Department
http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com
+81-3-6852-4275


Aug 8, 2018 11:50 HKT/SGT
Source: Mitsubishi Motors

Topic: Press release summary
Sectors: Automotive
http://www.acnnewswire.com
From the Asia Corporate News Network


Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire. All rights reserved. A division of Asia Corporate News Network.


Multimedia
View Image
 
Mitsubishi Motors Links

http://www.mitsubishi-motors.com/en/index.html

https://www.facebook.com/MitsubishiMotors.en

https://twitter.com/mitsucars?lang=en

https://www.youtube.com/user/MitsubishiMotorsAd

https://ph.linkedin.com/company/mitsubishi-motors

Mitsubishi Motors
Mar 21, 2019 13:57 HKT/SGT
Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Launches Alliance Intelligent Cloud on Microsoft Azure
Mar 18, 2019 07:32 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Motors TRITON Show Model is Almost Here
Mar 14, 2019 16:32 HKT/SGT
Nissan and Mitsubishi Motors to Launch New Kei Cars as Collaboration Expands
Mar 13, 2019 10:16 HKT/SGT
Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Motors Announce Intention to Create a New Alliance Operating Board
Mar 5, 2019 18:36 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Motors World Premiere for MITSUBISHI ENGELBERG TOURER to Start New "DENDO DRIVE HOUSE" Service from 2019
Mar 1, 2019 19:00 HKT/SGT
Implementation of Demonstration to Prove the Feasibility of V2G Aggregators
Feb 28, 2019 17:18 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi XPANDER Flies High With Garuda Indonesia Aircraft
Feb 27, 2019 23:55 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Motors Announces Production, Sales and Export Figures for January 2019
Feb 22, 2019 08:37 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Motors Lineup at 89th Geneva Motor Show
Feb 18, 2019 16:41 HKT/SGT
Mitsubishi Motors: Alliance Ventures Invests in PowerShare to Advance Charging Solutions and Services for Electric Vehicles
More news >>
 News Alerts
Copyright © 2019 ACN Newswire - Asia Corporate News Network
Home | About us | Services | Partners | Events | Login | Contact us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | RSS
US: +1 800 291 0906 | Beijing: +86 400 879 3881 | Hong Kong: +852 2217 2912 | Singapore: +65 6304 8926 | Tokyo: +81 3 6721 7212

Connect With us: