Tokyo, November 13, 2017
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Provides Support
for the Victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico
Tokyo, November 13, 2017 – Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Caribbean, Inc. (MMSC) and Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) has kept the people of Puerto Rico closely in our thoughts following the impact of Hurricane Maria, and aims to continue helping the island community recovery as quickly as possible.
MMSC and MMC have confirmed a donation USD 75 thousand to assist affected families and individuals across Puerto Rico. From the total amount, individual donations will be made to the American Red Cross as well as local organizations such as Hogar Forjadores de Esperanza that help provide homes for displaced children and Toa Baja Community.
In addition to this contribution, Mitsubishi Motors and MMSC will continue to closely track the ongoing recovery efforts in Puerto Rico, and explore additional area for potential support over the coming year.
About MMSC & MMC
MMSC was established in Puerto Rico in 1982 and currently distributes through its 18 dealerships located throughout around the island. Mitsubishi Motors is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, as well as the ASEAN region. Mitsubishi, which has 30,000 employees and a global footprint with production facilities in Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, the Philippines and Russia. Models such as the Pajero Sport, Triton/L200 and Outlander play a major role in achieving its growth. Global sales volume in fiscal year 2016 was 926,000 units, and Mitsubishi's net sales for fiscal year 2016 were 1.9 trillion yen.