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Published on May 14th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair

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You Can Now Buy Motorbikes and Book Cars on Shopee

With Tesla and Lynk & CO banking on a dealership-free future, online shopping platforms like Shopee have stepped in to be an intermediary. They’re not exactly removing dealers from the equation. Rather, they’re serving as a digital bridge between dealers and customers.

Right now, you can head to the Shopee AutoMall page and either book a car or BUY a motorcycle right off the app or website. Currently, the brands served are BMW, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Toyota and other motorcycles from ‘YesRide’.

Booking fees range from RM1 to the hundreds and there are promotional interest rates starting from as low as 1.81% per annum. Here’s how you can book a car on Shopee:

  1. Make a booking on Shopee by choosing your vehicle of choice and adding it to your cart
  2. Complete your transaction
  3. Click on push notification from Shopee
  4. Fill in the booking form online and appointment details
  5. A dealer representative will contact you within three business days to confirm the appointment
  6. Complete purchase and paperwork at the dealership

To PURCHASE a bike on the platform, here are the steps:

  1. Select and purchase on Shopee
  2. Select 0% installment plan (optional)
  3. Seller contacts buyer for JPJ registration within 3 business days
  4. The seller delivers the motorcycle to the buyer

To date, Shopee claims about 100 users have purchased vehicles through their app. For more on this story, check out the press release below.

Press Release

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan has introduced its new, one-of-its-kind Shopee AutoMall, retailing a variety of cars and motorcycles – ranging from hybrids to sport utility vehicles to superbikes – from BMW, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and more than 300 motorcycles to choose from YesRide.

Users can now browse, compare, book and purchase a brand-new vehicle such as a Honda HR-V, Mazda CX5, BMW X5 and Toyota Yaris from Shopee AutoMall which offers Shopee-exclusive deals and promotions. These include booking fees for cars from as low as RM1 and lowered interest rates starting from 1.81% per annum. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Make a booking on Shopee by choosing your vehicle of choice and adding it to your cart
  2. Complete your transaction
  3. Click on push notification from Shopee
  4. Fill in the booking form online and appointment details
  5. Dealer representative will contact you within three business days to confirm appointment
  6. Complete purchase and paperwork at dealership

Users can also purchase new motorcycles at up to 29% discount from a selection of brands including Honda, Benelli, Yamaha, Modenas, Kawasaki, Vespa and more. Users simply have to:

  1. Select and purchase on Shopee
  2. Select 0% installment plan (optional)
  3. Seller contacts buyer for JPJ registration within 3 business days
  4. Seller delivers motorcycle to buyer

Two weeks into the launch of Shopee AutoMall, the e-commerce platform is seeing a steady growth of orders for both cars and motorcycles. To-date, it has recorded close to 100 orders, with many Shopee buyers who are now happy owners of brand new rides including a Honda CR-V, amongst others.

Apart from cars, several motorcycles have also been purchased through Shopee AutoMall, with positive reviews especially on the speedy delivery of the bikes. This is testament to Shopee’s mandate in providing exceptional service to its users. It is also Shopee AutoMall’s unique proposition of lowered booking fee and interest rates, so owning a car and motorcycle is a whole lot easier for Malaysians.

Customers will also be pleased to know that deals are extra hot thanks to the platform’s “Raya Dengan Shopee” campaign. This is an opportune time for an upgrade, especially for those looking for a new ride to balik kampung this Raya.


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