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Friday, February 27, 2015
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UMW Toyota Motor offers the Toyota and Lexus Flood Assist Package to help flood victims all year round

UMW Toyota Motor announced on the 23rd December 2014 that the company is offering a special service and repair package to all its Toyota and Lexus customers who are affected by the recent flood disaster. The Toyota and Lexus Flood Assist Package will be offered only to the genuine cases where the customers’ vehicles were damaged by the flood.

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The Toyota and Lexus Flood Assist package offers the following; a 25 percent discount on total bill inclusive of parts and labour charges, free towing service, quick evaluation and quotation on expected repair cost and free car wash for exterior and engine. For customers’ convenience, easy payment scheme is also available to major banks credit card members.

“Our commitment to our customers remains topmost in our priority. We hope by offering the Toyota and Lexus Flood Assist Package all year round will further ease the burden of our Toyota and Lexus vehicles owners who were affected by the recent flood. We sincerely hope for the quickest possible recovery and our heartfelt prayers to all our customers and their family during these difficult times,” said Datuk Ismet Suki, President of UMW Toyota Motor.

UMW Toyota Motor would like extend its support all year round to ensure that all customers have a peace of mind during these difficult times. Toyota and Lexus owners who are affected can visit any of UMW Toyota Motor owned Service Centre or call our Toyota Toll Free Line : 1-800-8-869682 (1-800-8-TOYOTA) or Lexus Tol Free Line: 1800 88 53987 (1-800-88-LEXUS). Visit us at www.toyota.com.my or www.lexus.com.my for more details. Terms and conditions apply.

ETCM announced Nissan Relief Campaign for affected Nissan Customers

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) and Tan Chong Ekspres Auto Servis (TCEAS) today announced the commencement of the “Nissan Relief Campaign” for Nissan customers in flood-stricken areas around the country.

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The campaign aims to assist owners whose Nissan vehicles have been damaged by the current floods that have hit the states of Malaysia, mainly Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, Perak, Perlis and Sabah. The Nissan Relief Campaign will provide:

1. 25 percent discount on Nissan genuine spare parts on affected Nissan vehicles.
2. 25 percent discount on labour charges on affected Nissan vehicles.
3. Free towing charges on affected Nissan vehicles of up to RM150.
4. Three (3) months or 5,000 km warranty on labour and Nissan genuine parts replacement on affected Nissan vehicles.

“As a Malaysian company, our growth has only been due to the support Malaysians have given us throughout the years. And with the flood situation being one of the worst in this country’s history, this is one way we can help relief the burden of our customers. It is our responsibility to do what we can to assist those who have supported us in their time of need,” says Mr Tan Keng Meng, Director of Marketing and Product Planning of ETCM.

The Nissan Relief Campaign will run with immediate effect, till 28 February 2015. Flood victims are urged to send their affected Nissan vehicles to the nearest service centre.

For further enquiries, customers can contact the 24-hour Nissan Customer Care Centre hotline number at 1800-88-3838.

Honda Malaysia initiates flood relief programme for affected customers

Honda Malaysia has initiated its Flood Relief Programme to aid Honda customers whose cars are affected by the flood.

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Honda Malaysia is providing parts discount of 50% off all genuine parts that were affected by the flood with immediate effect and will run until 31 March 2015.This effort is to help Honda owners affected by the severe flood, which has now distressed nine states in Malaysia.

Customers are advised to bring along their police report on the damaged car and insurance cover note to any Honda dealers in the affected areas to have their car assessed and damage repaired once the flood situation has subsided.

Honda Malaysia’s thoughts and prayers are with the many affected people and this programme is a small effort to assist their customers and help ease the burden of repairs for their cars.

Customers can call Honda’s Toll Free number at 1-800-88-2020 for more information on this Flood Relief Programme.

The new Audi Q7 – Sportiness, efficiency, premium comfort

With the new Audi Q7, Audi is setting standards in the premium SUV segment. 325 kilograms less weight and the low center of mass make it extremely agile. At the same time, it is the most spacious car in its segment. Although the exterior dimensions have gotten smaller, it offers substantially more interior room for passengers and luggage. Its innovative assistance and infotainment systems take the SUV to the front of the pack. The efficient engines consume 26 percent less fuel on average.

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Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi Board Member for Technical Development: “The new Audi Q7 is a statement of our competence. Weighing 325 kilograms (716.5 lb) less, it sets the benchmark in its class. It is around 26 percent more efficient and is equipped with the latest assistance systems, infotainment modules and connect features.”
With a curb weight of just 1,995 kilograms (4,398.2 lb) (as 3.0 TDI), the new

Audi Q7 is the lightest in its class. It weighs 325 kilograms (716.5 lb) less than the previous model. With its lightweight, multimaterial body and an all-new chassis, it is comfortable while at the same time offering the typical performance of a sporty Audi – and that with top-notch CO2 values. Audi engineers have reduced the fuel consumption of the Q7 by as much as 28 percent (TFSI) and 23 percent (TDI).

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The engines set top marks in the segment of large SUVs with all-wheel drive. The 3.0 TDI with 200 kW (272 hp) and the 3.0 TFSI with 245 kW (333 hp) accelerate the new Audi Q7 from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 6.1 seconds (TFSI) and 6.3 seconds (TDI), respectively. The diesel V6 consumes on average just 5.7 liters of fuel per
100 kilometers (41.3 US mpg), corresponding to 149 grams of CO2 per kilometer (239.8 g/mi).

The Audi Q7 also sets standards with respect to the operating concept, infotainment, connectivity and driver assistance systems. The second-generation modular infotainment platform is on board, as is the Audi virtual cockpit. The new MMI all-in-touch control unit with large touchpad makes operation child’s play. Other attractive innovations include the expanded services from Audi connect, the
Audi tablet for the rear seat passengers and the two sound systems with 3D audio. Smartphone integration with Google Android Auto and Apple CarPlay is also new. The new Audi Q7 is one of the first cars worldwide to offer these functions.

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One highlight is the comprehensive portfolio of new driver assistance systems, including adaptive cruise control with traffic jam assistant. No other production vehicle in the world currently offers more.

The Audi Q7 e-tron quattro, which will be launched a short time later, is the first plug in hybrid from Audi with a diesel engine. It impresses with system 275 kW (373 hp) of system output and a system torque of 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft), and is also the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid with quattro all-wheel drive in the premium SUV segment. It consumes just 1.7 liters per 100 kilometers (138.4 US mpg), which corresponds to less than 50 grams CO2 per kilometer (80.5 g/mi). A full battery charge is sufficient for a distance of 56 kilometers (34.8 mi).

‘Tis the Season to Be MINI at Ingress Auto Bangsar.

Ingress Auto Bangsar is Celebrating its 2nd Year Anniversary and the festive season with Great MINI Deals.

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Ingress Auto Bangsar is turning two years old this Christmas and the MINI dealership located in Bangsar is celebrating with rebates of up to RM38,000* on selected MINI models.

Additionally, pick an exclusive gift from under the MINI Bangsar Christmas Tree when making a booking on the weekend of the 13th and 14th December 2014. Among the treats to be given away are MINI car accessories, MINI Lifestyle merchandises, MINI Baby Strollers, MINI MINOX Cameras and cash vouchers worth up to RM1,500.

Ingress Auto Bangsar is also giving a chance to fans of the MINI brand to own the limited 55 edition MINI Countryman from as low as RM188,888 as well as view the latest addition to the MINI family, the new MINI 5 Door.

MINI Bangsar’s ‘Tis the Season to Be MINI runs until December 31st 2014.