Mitsubishi Indonesia Exports Xpander to ASEAN Starting 2018

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, August 12 2017 - 16:00 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 - Tangerang - Authorized distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Indonesia, PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Sales Indonesia (MMKSI), will begin exporting their latest MPV products, All-New Xpander, to some ASEAN countries from February 2018.

Chief Executive Office of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), Osamu Masuko, said in Tangerang, Friday (8/11/2017) that Xpander is created as the latest generation MPV is not only destined to fill the MPV market in Indonesia is very large, but will be exported to How many ASEAN countries.

"The MPV segment in Indonesia is huge, this is the first time we enter this segment. We develop a different MPV from our competitors, our MPV comes with SUV flavor," said Masuko in an interview on the sidelines of the automotive exhibition Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS) 2017 held at ICE - BSD City, Tangerang, 10-20 August 2017.

"Not only Indonesia, we will also export this model to ASEAN countries in February next year," he continued.

Masuko said Xpander will produce 80 thousand units at its new factory PT Mitsubishi Motors Krama Yudha Indonesia (MMKI) in Cikarang, West Java, with a composition of 60,000 units for the Indonesian market and 20,000 units exported to ASEAN countries.

"In the first phase we will export to the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam and then plan to expand exports," explained Masuko to media crews.

Related to the product, Masuko explains that Xpander is developed taking into account the diverse range of SUVs of the Pajero Sport and Lancer sedans.

"This is an MPV with a completely new concept and technology that we have developed in recent years taking into account the advantages found in other Mitsubishi models such as Pajero sport and Lancer," he concluded.

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