COMPANY HISTORY

MITSUBISHI MOTORS THAILAND

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the largest plant in the MMC group and an export hub to more than 120 countries, is one of Thailand’s leading automotive manufacturers committed to produce and sell a range of vehicles that are eco-friendly, high in quality, performance, safety, comfort, technology and customer satisfaction. In 2018, MMTh celebrated a total production of five million units, and officially opened Education Academy in Pathum Thani. MMTh’s current range of vehicles includes MITSUBISHI TRITON, MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT, MITSUBISHI ATTRAGE, MITSUBISHI MIRAGE, MITSUBISHI XPANDER, MITSUBISHI XPANDER CROSS and MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER PHEV. To ensure the highest quality, MMTh uses its proving ground in Si Racha, Chonburi to assess products from design and prototype stages to pre-production and commercialization. This ensures customers take delivery of vehicles that are second-to-none in all aspects of quality.

60-year Key Milestones of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand (1961-2021)

1961

Sittipol Motor Co., Ltd. (SMC) was established and authorized as sole distributor of Mitsubishi three-wheel “Leo” and early-stage “Colt” models.

1964

United Development Motor Industry Co., Ltd. (UDMI) was founded as an automobile assembler.

1987

"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.

1988

"Mitsubishi Lancer Champ" was exported to Canada as the first Thai-made automobile exported from Thailand.

1992

Laem Chabang Plant 1 started its operation

1996

Laem Chabang Plant 2 started its operation concentrating on the production of 1-ton pickup truck.

2003

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was founded.

2007

1 million pickup trucks export

2008

Engine Factory was relocated to and expanded in Laemchabang Industrial Estate as MMTh Engine Co., Ltd. (MEC).

2009

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. produced the 2 million-unit

2012

Laem Chabang Plant 3 started its operation for the production of eco-cars.

2013

3 million-unit production

2015

4 million-unit production and Proving Ground was opened in Si Racha, Chonburi.

2016

The Head Office was relocated to FYI Center, Bangkok. 3 million-unit export

2018

5 million-unit production and Education Academy was opened in Lamlukka, Pathum Thani.

2019

4 million-unit export

2020

New Paint Factory Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony. The First Production Unit in Thailand Ceremony at Proving Ground in Si Racha, Chonburi

2021

60th Anniversary of Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. 6 million-unit production