Malaysia Autoshow 2019 – Mobilty for All
The Malaysia Autoshow 2019 will open its doors once again this 11th to 14th April 2019, at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS).
The 2019 edition, themed “Mobility for All”, continues its tradition of showcasing the latest vehicles on the market, highlighting the advances in technology, safety and comfort of vehicles sold within the Malaysian market. This edition will see participation from 32 OEMs and 170 exhibitors from 7 countries, with an expected turnout of 350,000 people.
“While most of us are not part of the automotive industry, Malaysians are still relevant to the industry as transportation is a basic necessity”, said Dato’ Madani Sahari, MARii Chief Executive Officer, speaking to the media at the Malaysia Autoshow 2019 Press Conference.
“This makes public awareness and education on the latest trends in automotive technology is a key agenda for the government and industry alike. The public must know how to keep themselves safe on the road through the technology options that are emerging in the market. Therefore, the Malaysia Autoshow is an important platform to showcase new vehicle technology, and also the new economic opportunity that lies in its future”, he added.
This year’s Autoshow will be launched by Prime Minister, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
Latest models, customised cars and immersive outdoor activities await Malaysia Autoshow Visitors
Hall A will continue its tradition of showcasing the latest vehicles on offer in Malaysia including the newest Energy Efficient Models. More than 100 car models from OEMs are expected to be on display.
Visitors will also be offered special packages and deals, as well as special finance packages through its bank partner at the show.
Meanwhile, Hall C will feature International Auto Modified (IAM), a touring automotive lifestyle showcases for all-time automobile models, modified and also customised cars. The IAM brings a new angle to the Autoshow, bringing together a community of car enthusiasts that have the passion personalising their vehicles both in drivelines and/or body and panel.
The Autoshow will also take full advantage of the MAEPS outdoor areas and terrain through the unique 3km long test drive track, an SUV test drive hill, and numerous outdoor activities such as safety driving & drift demos, truck safety awareness and many more.
Visitors can also get a free vehicle inspection 21-point inspection at the Car Care Week campaign organised by MARii at the MAEPS visitor’s parking lot.
Imagining Future Connected Mobility at the MARii Mobility Hall
This year, Hall D – renamed the “MARii Mobility Hall” during the Autoshow – will bring visitors through an immersive journey throughout the entire automotive value chain – from automotive styling, design, engineering and manufacturing, and provide a vision of Malaysia’s mobility ecosystem in the future.
In Hall D alone, more than 25 exhibit areas comprising more than 100 automotive industry players, engineering services providers, institutions of higher learning and government agencies will showcase their technologies, processes and workflows, which include new technologies in-line with Industry 4.0.
This year, the Hall will feature a Mobility Township – immersing visitors in emerging technology in the mobility sector as well as elements of the future.
The MARii Mobility Hall will also host the MARii Activity Arena, with numerous experiential activities for the enitre family, including robotics and coding classes, STEM play grounds, skills demonstations and e-sports competitions.
For the first time ever, MARii will be collaborating with Sabah’s Kinabalu Coders, to bring in a Robot Combat tournament. 32 teams from around Malaysia will be competing to in an action-packed robot tournament, to determine which robot design and construction survives as the champion.
The Activity Arena will also feature the Malaysia Autonomous Vehicle Challenge (MAVEC’19), organised by SAE Malaysia and the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) under MARii’s patronage. MAVeC’19 is the first Autonomous Vehicle (AV)-based technology competition in Malaysia, where 12 teams from institutions of higher learning will compete in the final stages at the Autoshow.
The Robot Combat and MAVEC final stages will take place between the 12th to 14th April 2019 at the MARii Activity Arena.