SPESIFIKASI Mitsubishi Eco Car | Masuk Indonesia 2011
Be first to market eco Nissan car in Thailand later this year, but in Indonesia's most likely the first Mitsubishi. This signal is delivered by a Mitsubishi car manufacturers in Indonesia, PT Krama Yudha Three Berlian Motors has declared its intention.
As is known, the country is of concern to the White Elephant Eco Car program. Targets, among them, wanted to attract fresh investment into the country. Thailand managed to maximize environmental issues and fuel savings to make the production base. Moreover, with the lure of incentives being offered.
"But, could-be eco car first came to Indonesia. Early next year seems to have started production and Indonesia would be one of the market," said Rizwan Alamsjah, Marketing Director of KTB when talking with Kompas.com, in Donegal, yesterday.
Toyota Thailand said it issued a total of 4.64 billion baht to produce 100,000 units of eco car every year. Production will begin 2012. Of the total production of these, half will be exported to Southeast Asian countries and countries in Asia and Oceania.
Meanwhile, Mitsubishi plans to produce 107,000 units per year with a total investment of 4.7 billion baht. As many as 88 percent of production will be exported. Indonesia, Australia, Philippines, and Japan's exports would be targeted by vehicle manufacturers are bearing the three diamonds.
Indian vehicle manufacturer, Tata Motors issue more investment, which is 7.3 billion baht to produce 100,000 units per year. As many as 52 percent will be exported to countries in Asia Pacific and South Africa. Tata and Mitsubishi will begin production in 2010. Previous 4 vehicle manufacturers, including Honda and Suzuki, has received permission to produce eco-car in such a white elephant country. The Thai government itself to provide tax incentives for vehicle manufacturers that produce eco-car minimum of 100,000 units per year.
Reportedly, the eco car will be equipped with Mitsubishi's 1.3 liter engine capacity. Economical, environmentally friendly, and competitive pricing to be one advantage. If in Indonesia, bringing Nissan MICRA is fully decomposed or completely knocked down (CKD) sets from Thailand, to Mitsubishi there is no information from the KTB. "If imports had not been discussed, I'll just refer to its development," said Rizwan.
As is known, Mitsubishi Motor (Thailand) Co Ltd plans to bury fresh investment of Rp 2.24 trillion to produce eco car. Accordance with prevailing regulations, the principals will meet the production capacity of 100,000 units per year. In addition, also as a production base for marketing in the ASEAN region and its surroundings like a Nissan MICRA.