Go Auto Unveils Its First Commercial Van – The Go Auto-Higer Ace
Go Automobile Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (“GAM” or “the Company), the manufacturing arm of Go Auto Group of Companies is proud to officially launch its commercial vehicle, named Go Auto-Higer Ace at IOI Citymall Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur.
Go Auto-Higer Ace is the first brand for the Company’s commercial vehicle and was launch by YBhg Dato’ SM Azli Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin,
Executive Director of Go Auto and graced by YBhg Dato’ IR Mohamad bin Dalib, Former Director of Automotive Engineering, Road Transport Department.
The launch marks Go Auto’s entry into the commercial vehicle market with the 18-seater and 15-seater featuring a roomy cabin space with features that provides comfort for its passenger, turning every ride into a wonderful journey. It comes in 2 variants – 3.0L and 2.5L engine respectively with prices ranging from RM138,500 to RM145,000 for Peninsular Malaysia.
“Go Auto-Higer Ace is our commercial van with 18 and 15-seater fitted with 6 and 5 speed manual transmission with DK5 and DK4 high performance engine with Japan technology. Furthermore, with the dual sliding door gives passengers more ease to move in and out of the van. The van also has safety features of Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) to ensure protection for both the driver and passengers. The Go Auto-Higer Ace also features heavy duty components that are usually catered to buses such as the axles, clutches and the propeller shaft,” said Executive Director of Go Auto Group, Dato’ SM Azli Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin.
“We would like for everyone to experience the comfort offered by our Go Auto-Higer Ace van. The van was designed to suit the needs and demands from the industry which can be customised to become a school van, workers van, an ambulance and more depending what is asked by our clients. In addition, the high roof window van is done to ensure spaciousness so that passengers can walk steadily without needing to bend over too much, as a result, it provides a pleasurable experience and drive,” continued Dato’ Azli.
In terms of dimension, Go Auto-Higer Ace is 5990mm long, 1880mm wide and 2285mm in height with a wheelbase of 3720mm. At 200mm ground clearance, it not only provides adequate buffer for vans going through rough terrain or humps but also provides elevated visibility for the driver.
“Moving forward, our master plan for commercial vehicle is to provide a comprehensive range of public and private transportation solutions such as narrow van, coasters, minibus and coaches. Our collaboration through manufacturing Go Auto-Higer Ace we have used the technology acquired from Higer, China to produce our commercial vehicles,” added Dato’ Azli.
“Since we’re already in the 4th quarter of the year, we are targeting to sell 30 units whereas, we are targeting to have 400 units sold by 2019. To date, Go Auto has 3 master dealers which are Car2U Sdn Bhd, Ang Trading & Motor Credit Sdn Bhb and KEC Sdn Bhd. In addition of network of 12 sales outlets and 37 service outlets nationwide, all are in implementation at staggered stages,” further added by Dato’ Azli.
Customers also get to enjoy a 5-year warranty or 150,000km mileage (whichever comes first) offer for private registration. As an introductory offer Go Auto is offering customers with options of either free service (parts and labour included) worth RM5,000 and additional gifts will also be given to customers making bookings at IOI Citymall from 29 Nov – 2 December 2018.
Price list for each Go Auto-Higer Ace variants are as stated below (nett selling price):
• 3.0L 6 Speed 18-Seater RM145,800, 15-Seater RM145,300
• 3.0L 5 Speed 18-Seater RM143,800, 15-Seater 143,300
• 2.5L 5 Speed 18-Seater, RM138,500, 15-Seater RM138,300