The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance has finally opened its new joint training center in the country. Located at Mitsubishi Motors plant in Santa Rosa, Laguna, this two-story facility can accommodate up to 200 Nissan and Mitsubishi trainees a day. The joint venture aims to provide more efficient and value-added service to customers both in showrooms and repair centers.
To make the training sessions more engaging, the facility also recreated a dealership and service reception area. The joint center will also conduct body and paint repair workshops for staff, as well as training in assembly, machine maintenance, materials handling, and vehicle inspection.
Aside from that, the trio also wants to widen the knowledge of its trainees on electric vehicles. As such, the facility also supports technical training on EVs, especially that Nissan and Mitsubishi are gearing toward car electrification. In fact, last January, the Nissan Leaf sold 300,000 units worldwide. Mitsubishi, on the other hand, recently handed out an Outlander PHEV, i-MiEV, and an electric vehicle quick charging station to the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in Makati City.
"We are very excited to partner with Mitsubishi Motors to establish this new training center. This is a concrete example of the benefits of the synergies between our two companies under the global Alliance. We look forward to working closely with MMPC to hone the skills of our front line staff, so that we continuously improve our services for Philippine customers."
This new joint center is part of the Alliance 2022 plan to increase revenue and become the biggest corporate venture capital fund in the automotive industry. The three-way venture targets to reach a combined profit of €10-billion by 2022.