Published on September 30th, 2019 | by Subhash Nair0
Honda Malaysia Gives Away 9 Cars After Selling Their 900,000th
Over the weekend, Honda celebrated its 900,000th car sold in Malaysia with a two-day extravaganza outside the Bukit Jalil stadium.
There they announced the last 7 winners of their “Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone Campaign” and had a handover ceremony for all 9 winners. Here are all the winners:
The winners of the Civic and HR-V both were announced previously, but the rest of the winners were selected at the event via lucky draw. 4 by Honda Malaysia, and one each by the event partners Tealive, Unifi and Astro Radio.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said, “We are very grateful to all our customers for their support, which has made Honda a trusted car brand in Malaysia. We are very happy to reach such a significant milestone of 900,000th sales unit since our establishment in 2002 and we want to celebrate it with all Malaysians.”
“This campaign is made extra special as it is the first time Honda Malaysia collaborated with popular homegrown brands – Astro Radio, Tealive and unifi – to give away the nine cars. Throughout the campaign period, we received encouraging feedback and active participation from Malaysians. Over 122,000 participations were received in two months! I would like to
thank all Malaysians for their support and participation in this campaign as well as the nationwide tour,” added Mr. Ishiyama.
More from the Press Release:
Honda Malaysia (or the company) today celebrates its 900,000th sales unit achievement with a fun-filled, two-day extravaganza for all Malaysians. One of the key highlights of the day was the handover ceremony of the nine Honda models to the winners. In the run-up to the Grand Finale, Honda Malaysia has announced the first two winners of the giveaway who won a Civic and HR-V. The winners of the remaining seven Honda models were announced at the “Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone Campaign” Grand
Please refer to the table below for the list of winners of the “Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone Campaign”
The achievement of 900,000th sales unit adds another notch to the numerous milestones that Honda Malaysia has chalked up over the years. Since Honda Malaysia rolled out the first Completely Knock-Down (CKD) model, the CR-V in 2003, the company has charted a remarkable journey in the Malaysian market. The CKD models have contributed the most to Honda Malaysia’s total sales by 95% and 5% is from Completely Built-Up (CBU) models.
Overall, the City contributed the highest at 37%, followed by Civic at 15% and CR-V at 11% since the company’s establishment. Honda Malaysia also saw sales grow rapidly and working very hard to go beyond, and continue to exceed customer expectation.
In 2013, the company is dedicated to expanding its dealers network nationwide for customers’ convenience. To-date, Honda Malaysia has 98 dealerships available in every states and major towns in Malaysia that are striving to provide high-quality services to customers.
Supported by strong demand, Honda Malaysia established the No.2 Production Line in its Pegoh plant in 2014 to increase local assembly capacity. Currently Honda Malaysia assembles ten key models; namely Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, City Hybrid, Civic, BR-V, HR-V, HR-V Hybrid, CR-V and Accord. From the sales record for January to August 2019, the top three selling models are the City with 33%, followed by the HR-V and CR-V with 18% and 14% contribution respectively.
Drawing on Honda’s commitment to lead the advancement of mobility, Honda Malaysia aspires to set higher benchmark in the local automotive industry. Aligned with this, the company introduced the three pillars of Honda’s Next Generation Advanced Technology in Malaysia: Honda SENSING, Turbocharged and Sport Hybrid i-DCD which are well accepted
in the Malaysian market.
The “Road to 900,000th Unit Milestone Campaign” Grand Finale in Bukit Jalil National Stadium car park on 28 and 29 September 2019 is an avenue where the visitors will get to see the preview of the soon-to-be launched, sporty and stylish New Civic, as well as other Honda models.
Malaysians are also invited to join fun activities for all, from adult to children such as 380 feet-long Giant Water Slide for thrill seekers, picturesque Insta-Luminous displays, immersive Virtual Reality (VR) Games and scrumptious food from the mini food fair. Visitors can also experience Honda’s Advanced Technology through interactive game activities such
as Sport Hybrid i-DCD X-ray Scanner as well as Sport Hybrid i-DCD and VTEC Turbocharged Game Tower.