Auto Bavaria introduces New BMW i Dealership in Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur (26 November 2015) — Auto Bavaria, Malaysia’s longest serving and largest authorised BMW dealership group today introduced the country’s very first BMW i showroom and service centre at its Kuala Lumpur branch along Jalan Tun Razak.

Officiating the opening of the new BMW i facility, Mr. Alan Harris, Managing Director & CEO, BMW Group Malaysia said, “Introduced earlier this year at the BMW World Malaysia 2015, BMW i is about the development of futuristic vehicles and mobility services with inspiring design and a new understanding of premium that is strongly defined by sustainability. With BMW i, the BMW Group has changed the premium automotive industry and with this new BMW i facility from Auto Bavaria, we are able to develop the BMW i brand further here in the country.”

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Harris added that the BMW i brand goes beyond just vehicles but also includes services that complement the vehicle. “With BMW i, we have seen a new wave of technology that interacts drivers and passengers with their vehicle for a better experience and easier user ability. Solutions and Apps such as the BMW i Remote App and the BMW i ConnectedDrive suite of solutions have enabled BMW i vehicle owners to interact with their cars as well as the cities and the communities they live in.”

Mr. Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director of Auto Bavaria said, “Auto Bavaria is extremely proud to be given the honour by our principal BMW Group Malaysia to introduce the very first BMW i Showroom and Service Centre in the country. With the introduction of our newest facility, we are now able to better serve our BMW i customers here in the country.”

Gan added that the new BMW i dealership will also enable BMW enthusiasts and fans to get closer to the BMW i brand as well as own and enjoy futuristic vehicles such as the all-new BMW i8, the most progressive sports car in the world.

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“Customers of the all-new BMW i8 can be rest assured that our BMW i centre will offer excellent day to day support for their BMW i vehicle. This includes service and maintenance appointments as well as vehicle repairs and on the road assistance with a dedicated mobile charging service for owners courtesy of our BMW i Mobile Care Centre,” said Gan.

Occupying a total built up space of up to 1,383 square feet on the first floor of the Auto Bavaria dealership along Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, the new BMW i showroom features the newest brand identity, furniture and fittings for the BMW i brand. The space also displays a unit of the all-new BMW i8, the first premium plug-in hybrid sports car in the world with the BMW i Wallbox, the wall mounted charging accessory for BMW i.

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(L-R) Mr. Alan Harris, Managing Director & CEO of BMW Group Malaysia, Mr. Dennis Ho, Managing Director of Sime Darby Motors, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand, and Mr. Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director of Auto Bavaria with the all-new BMW i8.

 

The New Auto Bavaria BMW i Dealership is located at 362, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan. Tel – 03-2056 4288; Fax –03-2056 4270. For more information, please visit www.autobavaria.com.