Monday, March 31, 2008

Proton recalls 34,000 Savvy cars

PETALING JAYA: Proton is recalling its Savvy cars over a possible problem with regards to the car’s rear-wheel bearing.

The company said a recent inspection has brought to its attention that water could get into the bearing, which could lead to a malfunction.

“The safety and satisfaction of our customers is a primary concern. As a precautionary measure, we are recalling all Savvy’s for inspection and repair,” Proton managing director Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed said in a press statement.

The recall will affect a total of 34,000 cars. All Savvy owners are advised to take their cars to the nearest Proton Edar or EON service branch for an inspection.

Proton said it would conduct the necessary checks and replacements at no cost to the customer.

They can also call Proton i-Care at 1-300-880-888 for further info.

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Friday, March 07, 2008

Delloyd ventures into bus manufacturing in Indonesia

According to today's news from the, Delloyd has decided to ventures bus manufacturing business in Indonesia.

Here is the news:

KUALA LUMPUR: Tier-One auto parts vendor Delloyd Ventures Bhd is venturing into Indonesia by acquiring a local company that manufactures buses and bus chasis.

The company announced yesterday that it would acquire a 51% stake in PT Asian Auto International (PTAAI) for RM1.79 million cash.

PTAAI, a bus manufacturer, has a contract worth RM14 million awarded by the Indonesian authority to manufacture and supply a fleet of high-floored CNG buses named “Kodomo” for use in Jakarta.

Other than the Indonesian market, Delloyd said it hoped to supply the buses to other countries in the Asean region.

On home ground, Delloyd manufactures a variety of auto components and accessories that are supplied to manufacturers such as Proton, Perodua as well as Toyota, Nissan and Suzuki.

The company is also in the oil palm plantation business.
Congratulations to Delloyd.

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