Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Perodua Myvi Launched/ Toyota News

Perusahan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) launched its latest model Myvi (the 6th) today. I didn’t read it in any of the newspapers but got the news from Paul Tan’s blog. (This guy is really up-to-date).

According to Perodua’s Managing director, Hafiz Syed Abu Bakar, they have received more than 6,000 bookings for Myvi and expect 15,000 more bookings after the launch.


UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd’s new corporate HQ costing RM50mil was officially opened by by the Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah yesterday.

The headquarters in is located on a 24,000sq m site in the Section 15 industrial area, Persiaran Raja Muda, Shah Alam.

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd is also launching its new multi purpose vehicle (MPV), the 8-seater Innova on the 27th, this Friday. It replaces the Unser which is no longer produced anymore.

According to managing director David Chen, they have already received more than 2000 bookings.

More information is provided on Paul Tan’s blog.

You can also check out their official website.

More Info:

- UMW Holdings Bhd group managing director: Datuk Dr. Abdul Halim Harun,
- UMW Toyota Motor chairman: Tan Sri Asmat Kamaludin
- UMW Toyota Motor deputy chairman: Yoshimi Ishii
- UMW Toyota Motor managing director: David Chen.
- Toyota Motor Corp senior managing director: Akio Toyoda
- Toyota Motor Corp managing officer (Asia, Oceania and Middle East): Datuk Akira Okabe

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