December 18, 2014

Mitsubishi Motors celebrates 5-million cars produced at the Okazaki plant

Mitsubishi Motors Corporations (MMC) Okazaki plant near Nagoya (Japan) celebrated its 5-millionth vehicle produced since 1977 - a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Tetsuro Aikawa, MMC's President & COO, formally presented this milestone Outlander PHEV to
Yasuhiro Uchida (Mayor of Okazaki City), to be used as a self-sufficient, EV-based, 4WD emergency vehicle in case of a natural disaster.

Located next to MMC's global R&D centre, the Okazaki plant is one of the three Mitsubishi Motors vehicle production bases in Japan with nearly 1,600 staff building Outlander, Outlander PHEV and ASX. During FY13, Okazaki produced 174,000 vehicles.


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