SUNGAI BESAR, Jun 12 – The Road Transport Department (RTD) is expecting the bid value for the new vehicle registration number, ‘F1’ to reach more than RM1 million. Its director-general Datuk Seri Ismail Ahmad said the department had not set any starting bid for the new vehicle number plate as the bidding process was being done through an open tender.
“The bidding process for the new prefix of the number plate ‘F’ would end on Tuesday while the tender for the registration number starting with the alphabet ‘V’ would begin on July 15 until the end of that month. So far, the most expensive vehicle registration number ever bought was ‘W1N’ at RM746,000 and the ‘F1’ number plate is expected to reach more than RM1 million,” he told reporters after the 1Community 1RTD Programme at Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Seri Makmur, here Saturday.
On May 19, Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi announced that vehicles in the Federal Territory of Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur would use the new registration numbers starting with the alphabet ‘F’ and ‘V’ respectively. Ab Aziz said the registration number would be followed by a number from 1 to 9999. — Bernama