Meeting With Minister Airlangga, Mitsubishi Boss Discuss the National Automotive Industry Policy

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Wednesday, August 09 2017 - 21:21 IWST

Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto when meeting CEO of Mitsubishi Motors, Osamu Masuko in Kemenperin Office, Jakarta
Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto when meeting CEO of Mitsubishi Motors, Osamu Masuko in Kemenperin Office, Jakarta

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto received a visit from CEO of Mitsubishi Motor, Osamu Masuko and President Director Krama Yudha, Robert E. Wanne at the Ministry of Industry, Jakarta (9/8/2017).

"At this meeting we discussed the New Small MPV product that will be introduced at GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2017. In addition, we also discussed related policies in the national automotive industry and its development prospects," said Airlangga after receiving a visit CEO Mitsubishi Motorcycle.

As known, PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MPV) Thursday (08/10/2017) will launch a newly created MPV specifically for the Indonesian market.

Related to the launch of its newest MPV, Director General of Metal, Machinery, Transportation and Electronic Industry (ILMATE) Industry Ministry, I Gusti Putu Suryawirawan said they invited the Minister to their booth to launch new MPV products. "He said Mr. Minister's name and secret price of the Minister did not I tell you tomorrow came to the booth," explained Putu.

Putu further added, currently their capacity is 150 thousand and it can be expanded to 240 thousand and for realization while walking. "To be sure with 150 thousand they have their car MPV export plan to ASEAN in February 2018," said Putu.

In addition, Putu added, about low-emission vehicles (LCEV), which they offer hybrid and full electric technology. "We are now discussing the incentives, and that is what they are asking for incentives as well and the tax structure is altered, but it certainly can not use the tax structure here, they want to be simplified," he said.

According to Putu, Mitsubishi is principally ready to invest here for low-emission vehicles, as it already produces both electric and hybrid vehicles. "As the highest leader of Mitsubishi he explicitly conveyed to the Minister if there is incentive that will be faster," he concluded.

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