OREANDA-NEWS. Currently, in the plant "PSMA Rus" in Kaluga there is produced only one model Mitsubishi - the crossover Outlander. The decision to launch in the near future on the conveyor other models of the Japanese brand is still pending. President and CEO of Mitsubishi in Russia, Naoya Takaya, said about it in an interview with a representative of the agency "AUTOSTAT".

Earlier, it was produced also SUV Pajero Sport here, which will now be imported from Thailand. "As for the model Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, it is important not only economic rationale. There is a fashion element. This is a completely new model, launched in other countries in a couple of months ago, and in Russia it will be presented as well. This model will be the flagship of our model range, so it is important for us not only economic justification, but also a fashion moment. Yes, Pajero Sport is from Thailand, and the launch of will take place, "- said Mr. Takaya.

According to the analytic agency "AUTOSTAT", in 2015 the plant "PSMA Rus" produced 25733 cars – less by 43.1% than a year ago. Therewith, Mitsubishi Outlander was the most popular model in the Kaluga assembly line, by occupying more than 70% of production volume.