SERDANG, Nov 14 –The Malaysia’s largest annual autoshow, Malaysia Autoshow 2017 – showcasing energy efficient mobility for all, ended on a high note. Malaysia Autoshow 2017, with the theme “Smart, Safe and Sustainable Mobility” was happened at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park, Serdang (MAEPS). The event taken place from November 9 – 12 from 10am until 9pm.
The new home of the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 is the show’s largest ever venue, places on 368 acres of land. The opening of Malaysia Autoshow 2017 was officiated by Deputy Prime Minister, YAB Dato’ Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on 9 November 2017.
Malaysia Autoshow 2017 rings in more excitement this year, with a total of 170 exhibitors showcasing a wide range of automative technology products and services – allowing motor enthusiasts to gain an insight into the products and services that are being offered by their favourite brand.
Car brands of all market segment have shown tremendous support with a full turnout at this year’s edition of the Autoshow. Visitors can test drive different models of cars from various brands, in search for their ideal car. The test drives take place on a 3km test route, so visitors can truly experience the models they are testing.
MAI Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Madani Sahari said,” Since the NAP 2014 was announced, the automative industry has seen an unprecedented level of consumer choices in car purchases. The Malaysia Autoshow 2017 is testament to our commitment to showcase mobility solutions that are increasing in fuel efficiency, safety and security”.
Visitors with a taste for higher end models have a golden opportunity to experience a ride in a Bentley Bentayga or Ford Mustang GT 5.0 for the distance of 3km around the event location for RM30 only. Visitors can also catch Toyota 4×4 taxi ride, an activity specially designed for adventurers seeking an extreme off-road experience.
There will be merchandise and souvenirs by the Land Rover Owners Club of Malaysia on Friday and Saturday, as well as night barbeques and a screening of adventure expeditions by Malaysian off-roaders. In the meanwhile, Karting Slalim is one of many outdoor activities with a fee between RM10 and Rm30.
Visitors interested in automative technology can gain insight into Honda SENSING for a better understanding of this advanced automative safety technology at Honda Malaysia’s interactive booths. Malaysia Insurance and Takaful Industry regarding Phased Liberalisation of the Motor and Fire Tariffs also take place at the autoshow.
Vehicles Inspection is an important aspect of road safety, and car owners need to know the requirements of a car that is fit for safe use on the road. For this reason, Car Care Week will continue to feature at this year’s Malaysia Autoshow. All visitors are also given an opportunity to enjoy a 39-point car inspection, for free, during the event.
“One of the key components in bringing the Malaysian automotive industry to global competitiveness is the participation of the Malaysians in the industry, either directly as a member of the automotive fraternity, or indirectly as consumers, with the culture, interest and awareness in efforts towards sustained mobility.” said Deputy Prime Minister.
“I hope that the awareness and experience gained from the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 can instil the culture, interest and appreciation towards automotive technology and manufacturing. More importantly, this awareness will spur our efforts towards environmental friendliness and fuel efficiency, and will garner more support from the people for Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEVs)”, he added. — PN