Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) announced the delivery of brand new electric vehicles from the Japanese Government to the Department of Energy (DOE).
The Japanese Government handed over 4 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVs (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), 4 Mitsubishi i-MiEVs (Electric Vehicle) and 3 Quick EV Charger units.
The ceremony took place at the Department of Energy (DOE) in Taguig City. This was attended by Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda and the Department of Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi.
The electric vehicles and quick EV chargers are part of an agreement between Japan International Cooperation System (JICS) and Sojitz Corporation. This forms part of Japan’s Grant Aid for the introduction of Japanese Advanced Products and Its System (Next Generation Vehicle Package) which aims to contribute to the reduction of environmental pollution in the Philippines caused by greenhouse gas emission.
Under Japan’s Grant Aid program, Quick EV Chargers have already been installed at the Department of Energy, the Office of the President and Department of Science and Technology.
Commenting on the delivery, MMPC President and CEO, Mr. Mutsuhiro Oshikiri said:
“As a leading EV and PHEV manufacturer, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) together with Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) is eager to work with the Philippine Government and the Department of Energy to reduce environmental pollution in the Philippines.”