Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM), a subsidiary of the Tan Chong Group which also happens to be the authorized distributor of Foton trucks in Malaysia, today announced that they have been appointed as the official distributor of Jiangling Motors Co., (JMC) in Malaysia.
The first model to be offered by the company in Malaysia will be the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck.
Key specifications of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4:
- 2.0L TDI 4-cylinder with VGT turbo diesel engine
- 141 PS (3,600 rpm) and 340 Nm (1,500rpm to 2,600rpm)
- 8-Speed ZF automatic with manual shift mode
- BorgWarner 4WD System with 2H, 4H and 4L modes
- Rear Differential Lock by Eaton
- Fuel economy of 7.8L/100km
- Rear-view camera
The collaboration between ATM and JMC was sealed after both parties signed the Vehicle Technology Licensing agreement on 1 July 2020 whereby JMC has granted ATM the sole right to assemble and sell the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck and related parts and components in Malaysia.
ATM also announced that it plans to offer the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 across 13 sales and service outlets nationwide.
“We are pleased to announce that after more than 12 months of hard work, Angka-Tan Motor, in collaboration with Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd, is ready to introduce an exciting contender in the popular pick-up segment,” said Tan Keng Meng, CEO of Warisan TC Holdings Bhd.
“The stylish and technologically advanced JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck has proven its mettle in the Chinese market and we can’t wait to share this new product with pick-up fans across Malaysia.”
“As a leading manufacturer and exporter of light commercial vehicles in China, we are thrilled to offer Malaysian consumers a versatile yet attractive pick-up truck engineered with the latest technologies.”
“JMC has been standing as the second best-selling brand in the pick-up segment in China for many consecutive years. We would like to congratulate Angka-Tan Motor’s appointment as the official distributor of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 and to also express our appreciation to Warisan TC for their support in making this a reality,” said Xiong Chunying, President of Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd.
Prices and detailed specifications of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 are expected be revealed within the month of October 2021. Customers can view the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 at ATM’s flagship showroom in Klang, Selangor and also place a booking at the nearest dealers.