MITSUBISHI MOTORS THAILAND
60-year Key Milestones of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (1961-2021)
Sittipol Motor Co., Ltd. (SMC) was established and authorized as sole distributor of Mitsubishi three-wheel “Leo” and early-stage “Colt” models.
United Development Motor Industry Co., Ltd. (UDMI) was founded as an automobile assembler.
"MMC Sittipol Co., Ltd.” was founded from the merge of Sittipol Motor Co., Ltd. and United Development Motor Industry Co., Ltd., marking the start of manufacturing automobiles for international market.
"Mitsubishi Lancer Champ" was exported to Canada as the first Thai-made automobile exported from Thailand.
Laem Chabang Plant 1 started its operation
Laem Chabang Plant 2 started its operation concentrating on the production of 1-ton pickup truck.
Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was founded.
1 million pickup trucks export
Engine Factory was relocated to and expanded in Laemchabang Industrial Estate as MMTh Engine Co., Ltd. (MEC).
Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. produced the 2 million-unit
Laem Chabang Plant 3 started its operation for the production of eco-cars.
3 million-unit production
4 million-unit production and Proving Ground was opened in Si Racha, Chonburi.
The Head Office was relocated to FYI Center, Bangkok. 3 million-unit export
5 million-unit production and Education Academy was opened in Lamlukka, Pathum Thani.
4 million-unit export
New Paint Factory Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony. The First Production Unit in Thailand Ceremony at Proving Ground in Si Racha, Chonburi
60th Anniversary of Mitsubishi Motors in Thailand. The establishment of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Foundation (MMTF) 6 million-unit production.