Sad news for those of you who were looking forward to seeing the new Mitsubishi Xpander Cross up close this weekend: Mitsubishi Motors Philippines (MMPC) has canceled the mall display that was scheduled for today until Sunday.
MMPC initially canceled the launch event for its new MPV, which was also scheduled for today, but intended to push through with the display at the Glorietta Activity Center from March 13 to 15, 2020. Now, it has made the decision to cancel the showcase entirely in light of the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country. The announcement was made via the MMPC Facebook page, which you can check out below:
Better safe than sorry, we suppose. But if you were planning to see the new Xpander Cross in the metal and learn more about it, you can check out our Launch Pad story here instead. You can also read our essential guide to the MPV here for a more detailed look at all the nooks and crannies.
As for updates on the current situation surrounding Metro Manila, you can read our initial story here. As of this writing, we’re still waiting on further announcements from the government, but we’ll be sure to release more follow-up stories soon. Watch this space.