Published on July 18th, 2019 | by Amirul Mukminin0
NAM Begins Export to the Philippines with the Peugeot 3008
The first batch of the Peugeot 3008 1.6L Active manufactured at the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah is set to be exported to the Philippines under the new joint venture agreement between Groupe PSA and Naza Corporation Holdings.
Laurence Noël, Head of ASEAN & CEO of Naza Automotive Manufacturing, Groupe PSA said the 3008 with the 5008 1.6 THP are targeted to be available in the Philippines with more than 4,000 units by 2023.
“The Philippines is the first ASEAN country where our cars manufactured at NAM is being exported to under the AFTA. More cars will be exported to other ASEAN countries very soon,” she added.
In February 2018, Naza Corporation Holdings and Groupe PSA signed a share sale and joint venture agreement to officially establish shared operation of the NAM plant as Groupe PSA’s first manufacturing hub in the ASEAN region.
This marks the beginning of NAM distributing the brands under Groupe PSA – Peugeot, Citroën, DS and Opel to the ASEAN region.