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Mitsubishi Moves to New Parts Warehouse to Meet Growing After Sales Demands

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) announced that the company has recently migrated to a new parts warehouse in Shah Alam, Selangor as part of an expansion plan to meet with increasing after sales demands.

With a storage capacity of up to 40,000 square feet, the expansion will see an improvement in warehouse operations including consolidating all holdings under-one-roof.

This move will speed up delivery of parts required by all MMM authorized business partners including 52 dealers nationwide.

So, if you’re concerned with the availability of parts for the upcoming Xpander, or other Mitsubishi models sold by MMM at the moment, looks like you can relax as it may not be an issue after all.

“The relocation of our warehouse is in line with the continuous growth of Mitsubishi Motors business in Malaysia. The new parts warehouse is located at a strategic location with less road congestion and easy access to Federal and KESAS highway.”

“With this accessibility, we will be able to accelerate our parts delivery to MMM’s business partners as we constantly seek to improve customer’s after-sales experience by reducing cost and increasing our work efficiency,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM.


Mitsubishi Launches New 3S Centre in Temerloh

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), together with authorized dealer Auto Raya Timur celebrated a new Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) opening in Temerloh, Pahang last week.

The 3S Centre is located at Lot 9301 & 9297, Batu Tiga, Jalan Mentakab, 28000 Temerloh, Pahang.

Auto Raya Timur is a new showroom in Temerloh incorporating Mitsubishi Motors’ new corporate brand; represented by its global tagline ‘Drive Your Ambition’. The corporate mark is a powerful statement of Mitsubishi Motors commitment to the values and aspirations of its drivers.

With a built up area of over 11,000 square feet, the 3S Centre houses a comfortable customer lounge with WIFI and sufficient space to display up to three cars. Its service centre also comes with a fully-equipped workshop with six service bays ready to serve every Mitsubishi vehicle. 

MMM is now represented by 52 showrooms (out of which 46 are 3S Centres) and 52 service outlets throughout Malaysia.  In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 14 showrooms (7 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).

The Triton 4×4 pick-up truck are imported as CBU (Completely Built-Up) units from Thailand while  the ASX Compact SUV and Outlander are locally assembled (CKD) in Malaysia.


Mitsubishi Xpander Appears in Mid Valley Megamall

mitsubishi xpander malaysia

Those who dropped by the Mid Valley Megamall today would’ve noticed a Mitsubishi roadshow at the Centre Court, and taking centre stage is none other than the highly anticipated new Xpander.

Here to take on the Perodua Aruz and the Honda HR-V, customers may catch the teaser display of the new Xpander at Mid Valley Megamall from today until 13 September 2020 from 10.00am until 10.00pm.  

Mitsubishi Motors announced that the new Mitsubishi Xpander will be locally-assembled in a new assembly plant in Pekan, Pahang.

The ASX and the Outlander, which are also CKD models, are currently being assembled at the Tan Chong Motors Assembly in Segambut.

mitsubishi xpander malaysia rear

The plant in Pekan comes with an all-new body welding workshop including new welding equipment. The plant will also come with an advanced painting technology including a 360 degree ED-coating and robotic spray system, to ensure full coverage of corrosive prevention coating and consistent paint finishing on the XPANDER’s body.

Last but not least, the Xpander will also go through an all-new tester line to check for all safety functions including Active Stability Control (ASC) system before its final assembly line.

That being said, the new Xpander is now open for customers to register for interest at Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia’s official page.


2020 Mitsubishi Xpander Launching in Next Few Months

Just a couple of weeks after images of the 2020 Mitsubishi Expander which was spotted in Malaysia broke the internet, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia announced that the seven-seater crossover will be launched this year.

Featuring the brand’s ‘Dynamic Shield’ front design concept, the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander, which will be competing with the Perodua Aruz and the 2020 Honda BR-V, will come with a 1.5-litre engine producing 105 PS and 141 Nm of torque.

2020 Mitsubishi Xpander Rear

“The Mitsubishi Xpander is not just an important model for MMM, but across the ASEAN region as well. As of June 2020, the car has reached cumulative sales of around 256,000 units. The success of the Xpander in our neighbouring countries such as Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam reflects how well-suited this car is to meet the needs of Malaysian customers. MMM is very excited for a thrilling year ahead with the introduction of this impressive seven-seater crossover in Malaysia later this year,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM.

2020 Mitsubishi Xpander Side

The Xpander has won multiple awards in ASEAN countries. Some of the prominent awards won were ”2018 Car of the Year” by Otomotif Awards 2018 in Indonesia, ”Philippines 2019 Automobile of the year in the Standard Category” by Auto Focus People’s Choice Awards and “Thailand Car of the Year 2019 and 2020: THE BEST MPV UNDER 1,600 c.c.” by Grand Prix International PLC.  


Mitsubishi 3S Centre in Melaka Gets Fresh Look

Authorised Mitsubishi Dealer Sing Kwung Jidosha, celebrated a new visual identity (VI) for its Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) in Melaka recently.

The 3S Centre is located at No. 2B, Jalan IMJ1, Taman Industri Malim Jaya, 75250 Malacca.

Sing Kwung Jidosha is the first showroom in Melaka with the Mitsubishi Motors’ new corporate brand; represented by its global tagline ‘Drive Your Ambition’.

With Sing Kwung Jidosha’s latest VI upgrade, MMM now have 20 authorized showrooms nationwide incorporating the new VI.

With a built up area of 10,000 square feet, the upgraded 3S Centre houses a comfortable customer lounge with WIFI and sufficient space to display up to four cars.

The service centre also comes with a fully-equipped workshop, capable of servicing up to five Mitsubishi cars with parts storage area, and a Body and Paint facility.

The 3S centre also comes with fully equipped advance diagnostic tools and Special Set Tools (SST) to serve every Mitsubishi vehicle. 

MMM is now represented by 50 showrooms (out of which 45 are 3S Centres) and 51 service outlets throughout Malaysia.  In East Malaysia, MMM is represented by 14 showrooms (7 in Sarawak and 7 in Sabah).


Mitsubishi and NIOSH to Provide Safety Driving Training

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Malaysia.

The MoU signed by both parties until June 2021 will see a partnership between both companies to develop Safety and Defensive Driving (SDD) training programs, and to share technical knowledge and skills for product development.

The training programs are designed to identify hazards and take control measures while driving, as well as to acquire proper driving skills and techniques specially designed for MMM corporate customers while engaging with Mitsubishi cars at their workplace. 

It is also a program recognized by Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Malaysia.

MMM is also hopeful that through this partnership, more health and safety programs will be developed in accordance with the National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) policy aimed at protecting workers in a safe and conducive work environment.


Mitsubishi Launches App to Make Customers’ Lives Easier

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has introduced it’s first-ever Mitsubishi Connect mobile application for Mitsubishi car owners in Malaysia. 

The mobile app is available for download via Google Play Store and Apple App Store for free.

The Mitsubishi Connect mobile application offers a range of vehicle-related digital services,allowing Mitsubishi owners the convenience of scheduling a service appointment with their preferred MMM service centres, keep track of vehicle maintenance history and get reminders for their next car service in an easy and hassle-free manner. Mitsubishi owners may register one or multiple vehicles under one account.

The app also allows owners to stay in touch with the 24-hour Mitsubishi Assist customer careline.

Owners can access to the 24-hour breakdown assistance throughout Malaysia as well as emergency services should the situation arises. By tapping on the ‘SOS’ function on the app, user’s location can be tracked accurately using GPS locator and its details will be verified by MMM’s customer service personnel in order to send help immediately.

Mitsubishi Connect can also be used to locate the nearest Mitsubishi authorized dealer showroom and service centres with dealer information and navigation sync with the app to help get customers to the dealer of their choice or convenience.

“COVID-19 has propelled the shift towards digital transformation and now MMM is pleased to offer Mitsubishi Connect to all our owners. With the mobile application, Mitsubishi owners can adapt to the new normal by utilizing mobile technology to retrieve their vehicle and service information, as well as gain access to other functions and benefits at their fingertips no matter where they may be,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM.

Other functions of the mobile app include keeping owners up to date with the latest news and promotions, search for product information and download e-Brochures.


SST Exemption: Mitsubishi Announces New Price for ASX & Outlander

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, announced new pricelist for the Mitsubishi ASX Compact SUV and Outlander SUV in Malaysia. The new prices are effective immediately until 31 December 2020.

The price reduction is in view of the Malaysian government’s announcement to drop Sales and Service tax (SST) for cars, which sees a 100% sales tax exemption on locally-assembled (CKD) models.


Mitsubishi is Very Happy that they Sold 483 Tritons in May

Even though the pick-up truck segment in Malaysia saw a 45% dip in May 2020 because due to the challenging economic situation, the Mitsubishi Triton was the only model that achieved positive growth by 1.0% with 483 units sold for May 2020 as compared to the same period last financial year.

From January to May 2020, the Mitsubishi Triton consistently maintained its market share by 22% for five consecutive months, an increase from the same corresponding period of 2019 which was at 17.8%.

“While the automotive industry is still recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are happy that the Mitsubishi Triton retained its popularity with with a strong market share of 28% for financial year to date 2020. We are glad that the Triton comes in as a reliable and helpful utility truck to assist our customers to get through these tough times,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM.

Offered in 5 variants, the Mitsubishi Triton is currently priced between RM100,200 and RM137,900 in Malaysia.

Price after the sales tax exemption following our Prime Minister’s recent announcement is yet to be announced, so watch this space for more updates.


Mitsubishi Triton Shows Positive Growth

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) announced that the Triton was the only model in the pick-up segment that successfully achieved positive growth by 0.9%, with 5,762 units sold for Financial Year 2019 (April 2019 to March 2020), as compared to the same period last financial year.

However, the pick-up truck segment itself on a whole, saw a decline by 21% during the same period of time.

From January to March 2020, the Mitsubishi Triton consistently maintained its market share by 22% or more for three consecutive months. The Mitsubishi Triton’s overall market share for FY2019 closed at 17% versus MMM’s target of 16%.

On another positive note, for the whole of FY2019, the Mitsubishi Triton double cab ranked up to the number one position in the pick-up truck segment, in three states namely Melaka, Penang and Kedah.

“We are happy that the Mitsubishi Triton’s appeal in Malaysia remains strong. Throughout the year, the Triton has been recognised as the best-handling, the more fuel-efficient pick-up truck as well as the cheapest to maintain in terms of after sales service. We are pleased that the Triton double cab is gaining the trust and likes of Malaysians and is becoming the favourite choice in some states. We are confident that the Triton will continue to drive our momentum in Malaysia,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, CEO of MMM.

He added, “The automotive sector is likely to remain under pressure with the COVID-19 pandemic but it is imperative for the company to focus on the positives while planning for the growth of our businesses once the situation has improved. Rest assured, our team is working closely to implement extra precautionary measures, post-MCO to ensure that our sales outlets and service centres are a safe place for customers to shop and to service their cars with peace in mind.”