The company Mitsubishi Motors plans to close its car assembly enterprise in the United States to shift to markets in Asia, especially Thailand and the Philippines is, which already has assembly plants, according to the Japanese agency Kyodo. At the end of fiscal year 2014 (April 2015), was released in SSCHA only 60 000 cars Mitsubishi, while Mitsubishi Motors plant capacity of 120 000 vehicles a year.
Previously, Mitsubishi Motors announced that in the first nine months of 2014 fiscal year (from April 1 to December 31, 2014) increased its net profit by 12%. Worldwide sales for the same period grew by 4% compared to 9 months of fiscal year 2013 and amounted to 806,000 vehicles. In Europe sold 171,000 vehicles in North America – 85 thousand cars in Asia – 257 000 vehicles, and Japan – 79 000 Total sales in other regions totaled 214,000 vehicles (an increase of 7%).