During a brief ceremony at the La Mesa Compound in Quezon City, Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) President Hajime Koso turned over 173 units of 2016 Isuzu Crosswind XL MT to Mr. Ramoncito Fernandez, President and CEO of Maynilad Water Services last August 18.

The vehicles will supposedly be used for operations in benefit of the millions of residents in the western zone of Metro Manila. The new Crosswind XL units will serve as workhorses for Maynilad’s field personnel for many years to come. The units were assembled by IPC at its Laguna Technopark manufacturing facility.

“We in Isuzu Philippines cannot be more honored by the trust (that) the esteemed officers and personnel of Maynilad Water Services Inc. have consistently placed on the Isuzu brand. Clearly, Maynilad’s dedication to rendering public service also requires effective transportation solutions, for which we are confident that — as records would show — Isuzu vehicles provide,” Koso said.

Maynilad’s recent acquisition will be managed via an all-inclusive full service operating lease through a third party leasing company, ORIX Rental Corporation. The units were acquired under Isuzu Pasig and will add to the existing 192 Isuzu vehicles that the firm has relied on through the years.