Mitsubishi Motors Philippines has inaugurated its new assembly plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna. The plant, which was previously owned by Ford, has been transferred into an assembly plant for the Japanese auto group.
The new plant will have the capacity to produce 50,000 cars per year and will initially make the Adenture and the L300.
Osamu Masuko, Mitsubishi Motors Chairman and CEO, said in a statement: “The Philippine market is expected to show the most growth among all the countries in the ASEAN region, which is the most important market for our company.
“Therefore, it is positioned as one of the pillars of our ASEAN business. We will continue to do our best to contribute to the development of the automotive industry and job creation in the Philippines.”