New Serena S-Hybrid

serena hybrid14may18-aKuala Lumpur, 14 May 2018 – The fifth generation Serena 2.0L S-Hybrid was launched today in the presence of Datin Rosie Tan, CEO, Tan Chong group, Vincent Wijnen, vice president, marketing and sales, Asia and Oceania, Ayako Nakamura, vice president, Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., Christopher Tan, director, sales and marketing, Kang Hean Lee, product planning, Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) and guests.

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MBSM celebrates 5th anniversary

mbsm anni2may18-aPuchong, 2 May 2018 – Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBSM) recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. It has a portfolio of RM2.2 billion by financing and insuring four out of every ten Mercedes-Benz cars sold.

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Hartmut Mueller retires

man md-27april18-aKuala Lumpur, 27 April 2018 – MAN Truck and Bus (M) Sdn Bhd announced at a special gathering the early retirement of their managing director, Hartmut Meuller effective 30 April.  The current management team comprising of Jerome Wong, general manager, sales & marketing and Thayalan Subramaniam, head of aftersales, are to be acting heads pending the appointment of his successor.

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New Bezza GXtra

bezza xtra-26april18-aSerdang, 26 April 2018 – A new variant, Bezza GXtra was launched at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018 today, being held at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS). The event was graced by Malaysian Prime Minister, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak, Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin, chairman, Perodua, senior management and invited quests.

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All-new Peugeot 5008

5008-25april-aPetaling Jaya, 25 April 2018 – Nasim Sdn Bhd today launched the all-new Peugeot 5008 SUV, a 7-seater in the C-segment replacing the MPV predecessor in the presence of Yasser Awan, CEO, Nasim Sdn Bhd,Lionel Faugeres, general director, ASEAN Operations,Groupe PSA, Dato’ Samson Anand George, group CEO, automotive group, Naza Corporation Holdings; Ramasamy Devaraju, deputy group CEO, automotive group, Naza Corporation Holdings.

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KLIMS’18 from 23 November – 2 December

klims18-16april18-a16 April 2018, Kuala Lumpur – The premier KLIMS’ is back, themed “Beyond Mobility” and is schedule to be held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC). It is known for branding where auto marques gather to showcase their latest product offerings and engineering visions.

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Brunch with Scania president & CEO

scania ceo12march18Bukit Jelutong, 12 March 2018 – A small group of the usual faces were invited for a meeting with the Scania group president and CEO, Henrik Henriksson, Christian Levin, executive vice-president, Scania CV AB and Marie Sjödin Enström, managing director, Scania Southeast Asia.

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New Tata Super Ace, Ultra 814 and 1014

tata-6april18-aSetia Alam, 6 April 2018 – A new range of trucks in the light-duty category was unveiled yesterday  by DRB-Hicom Commercial Vehicles Sdn Bhd (DHCV), in the presence of His Excellency Shri Mridul Kumar, High Commissioner of India to Malaysia, Dato’ Abdul Harith Abdullah, CEO, Automotive Distribution, DRB-Hicom Bhd, Rudrarup Maitra, head, international business, Rustom Nagporewalla, regional manager, Asia Pacific & Russia, Tata Motors Ltd and Chin Tan Hee, CEO, DHCV. The range consists of the Super Ace, a 1-ton truck, Ultra 814 and Ultra 1014.

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Alternative financing for SMEs

fund-28march18-a.jpgKuala Lumpur, 28 March 2018 – The lack of business protection and capital constraints among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) has been a concern for a while. To address this, AXA Affin General Insurance Berhad (AAGI) has joined hands with Peoplender Sdn. Bhd., a market operator licensed by the Securities Commission Malaysia to operate a peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform known as Fundaztic.

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Scania sets industry standards

scania offer-16march18-aBukit Jelutong, 16 March 2018 – Scania is the first to introduce an enhanced and industry-leading 3-year warranty with unlimited mileage together with 3-year Scania Assistance and 10-year Scania Fleet Management for its trucks sold in Malaysia effective today.

The 3-year warranty comprises of 1-year full warranty and 2-year extended warranty on driveline only. The previous offer had only 1 year of full warranty.  Together with this new enhanced warranty, Scania has also increased its offering of free Scania Assistance from 2 years to 3 years and continues to offer the 10 years of free Scania Fleet Management.

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