254 units of Mitsubishi Strada to be used for DepEd field inspections

Updated Oct 22, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates
The pickup trucks will be used for DepEd’s field engineers.

Mitsubishi Motors Carworld Pampanga turned over a total of 254 Strada 4x4 GLS MT units to the Department of Education (DepEd) in San Fernando, Pampanga. It will serve as the official service vehicles of DepEd’s field engineers.    

The delivery of the Mitsubishi Strada units was done in two batches. The first batch of delivery was completed last December 5, 2019 wherein a total of 88 Stradas were delivered. The second batch was completed last October 1, 2020 wherein a total of 166 units of the Mitsubishi Strada were delivered to the DepEd in San Fernando, Pampanga.

Turnover ceremony of Mitsubishi and DepEd

The turnover of 254 Mitsubishi Strada units has been successful

The Mitsubishi Stradas will be assigned as the official service vehicles of the field engineers of DepEd for their regular field inspection, as well as serve as rescue trucks by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Council in times of emergencies or calamities.

During the turnover ceremony, DepEd Undersecretary Alain Del B. Pascua said, “no school division office will be left behind, as we continue to gear up our actions, hold on the wheels of our goals, focus on our vision, and have a safe ride with our mission.”

The turned over Mitsubishi Strada units to DepEd

The ruggedness of the Strada will effortlessly help DepEd in its workloads

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The turned over Strada units features a 4x4 drivetrain and a 2.4-liter turbo diesel engine that makes roughly 430 Nm of torque. As such, the Strada is indeed the ideal service and rescue truck for the job.

Schools in San Fernando, Pampanga that have rough roads can easily be accessed by the Strada, as well as areas that are flood-prone thanks to its 220 mm ground clearance and power. Mitsubishi offers the Strada 4x4 GLS MT in the market for Php 1,465,000.

Mitsubishi Strada Side View

Expect smoother field inspection operations with the Strada

“We are honored to have been selected as the official vehicle of the Department of Education. We guarantee the government agency that the Strada is a very reliable pick-up truck that is built to be durable and engineered to deliver outstanding performance,” said Mr. Paul Laus, president of LausGroup of Companies.

“Mitsubishi Carworld Pampanga is also committed to provide excellent service for the regular maintenance of the vehicles,” he added.

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