Apr 27, 2020 17:01 JST

Source: Mitsubishi Motors

Mitsubishi Motors Starts Production of Face Shields to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 Infections


TOKYO, Apr 27, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) produces face shields to provide to medical institutions.

Donating face shields to the city of Okazaki


Production of approximately 1,500 face shields per month has started at the Okazaki Plant in Aichi Prefecture and other facilities, and MMC today donated them to the city of Okazaki. Another production site, Pajero Manufacturing Co., Ltd. In Gifu Prefecture, also donated the produced face shields to a hospital in Minokamo City, Gifu Prefecture.

Further, MMC is planning to donate them in Okayama Prefecture, where its Mizushima Plant is located.

MMC plans to ramp up the face shield production and produce other products such as face masks for preventing the spread of infection.

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections, MMC group will continue to utilize its factory facilities and expertise cultivated in the development and production of automobiles while cooperating with national and local governments, as well as related organizations around the world.


About Mitsubishi Motors
MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION is a global automobile company based in Tokyo, Japan, which has a competitive edge in SUVs and pickup trucks, electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Since the Mitsubishi group produced its first car more than a century ago, we have demonstrated an ambitious and often disruptive approach, developing new vehicle genres and pioneering cutting-edge technologies. Deeply rooted in MITSUBISHI MOTORS' DNA, our brand strategy will appeal to ambitious drivers, willing to challenge conventional wisdom and ready to embrace change. Consistent with this mindset, MITSUBISHI MOTORS introduced its new brand strategy in 2017, expressed in its "Drive your Ambition" tagline - a combination of personal drive and forward attitude, and a reflection of the constant dialogue between the brand and its customers. Today MITSUBISHI MOTORS is committed to continuous investment in innovative new technologies, attractive design and product development, bringing exciting and authentic new vehicles to customers around the world.


Source: Mitsubishi Motors
Sectors: Automotive

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