Published on November 25th, 2018 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
Malaysia’s largest & most significant motor show opened with much anticipation, hype & fanfare.
YB Loke Siew Fook, Minister of Transport, launched the ten days of motoring spectacle in an opening ceremony for KLIMS’18 a day before the motor show opens its doors to the public. KLIMS’18 is organised by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) and will be held from 23 November to 2 December 2018 at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC).
The opening ceremony of KLIMS’18 was concurrently held with the closing ceremony of the 5th Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Conference 2018, jointly organized by MAA and the Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI).
MAA is presenting the 9th edition of KLIMS with the theme “Beyond Mobility”, predicating the advances of motoring technologies that have overhauled drive engines to assimilate artificial intelligence, connectivity and renewable energy.
KLIMS’18 has opened its doors to an extraordinary automotive showcase. Visitors will see the largest collection of cars, bikes and commercial vehicles premieres and previews, concept car reveals, automotive products launches, limited edition cars and vintage cars.
Datuk Aishah Ahmad, President of MAA and Chairperson of KLIMS’18 organising committee said “KLIMS’18 is without doubt the showcase of automotive marques which are making aggressive moves to engage consumers in the market for trend setting vehicles. Visitors will be able to find revelations from vehicles with the futuristic and concept cars on display; and inspirations from the ingenuity of Malaysia’s automotive engineering students with the research and development vehicle prototypes from universities on display.”
KLIMS’18 spans 6 exhibition halls over 2 levels, covering over 16,000 square meters of exhibiting floor space, with 74 participating companies. Major car marques and automotive products companies are showcasing hundreds of novel and state-of-the-art auto products. Visitors can expect exciting exhibits from Daihatsu, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Kawasaki, Kia, Lexus, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Perodua, Proton, Tata, Toyota, DS, Citroen and many more.