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Drive, Test & Buy a New Car in one place with Carlist.my!

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 Apr 2017 – Carlist.my, Malaysia’s no. 1 car site in partnership with the Malaysian Automotive Association and Caltex as the official fuel partner, is announcing and welcoming all Malaysians to the launch of a brand new automotive exhibition called the Carlist.my MAA Drive, Test & Buy Event 2017, this 13th to 14th May 2017. The inaugural exhibition will see a host of Malaysia’s best-selling automotive car brands, for instance Toyota, Mazda, Isuzu, Subaru, Volkswagen, Ford and many more, showcasing their latest vehicle models with exclusive and best deals not found anywhere else in the country. Regardless of the budget, the Carlist.my Drive, Test & Buy exhibition will have something for every prospective car buyer.

“Up till today, we have continued to deliver a trusted and convenient experience to all consumers on our online platform”, says Hamish Stone, CEO of iCarAsia Sdn Bhd.  “Our new exhibition aims to bring that same digital experience to the on-ground level for all Malaysians to enjoy. Our test and buy event is truly a one-stop platform for visitors to compare, test and purchase their next new vehicle without needing to travel extensively.

During the Carlist.my MAA Drive, Test & Buy exhibition, visitors will not only have a chance to see the different models of cars on display, but also get a chance to immediately test drive their desired vehicles at the prepared track area. This is Malaysia’s only automotive exhibition that allows visitors to test-drive various car brands off and on the road, giving customers an unique experience of on-ground touch and feel with their desired automotive vehicles.

Additionally, Public Bank, will also be present during the Carlist.my Drive, Test & Buy Exhibition to help customers facilitate their payments towards their new vehicles, making it the ideal place to get the best financing offers that meet their budget.

“The Malaysian Automotive Association has always supported the interests of our members, especially the local automotive industry,” said Datuk Aishah Ahmad, President of the Malaysian Automotive Association. “The Carlist.my MAA Drive, Test & Buy initiative presents a unique and great opportunity for automotive brands in the country to reach out to more Malaysian consumers who are eager to buy a new car or upgrade from their older model amidst today’s challenging economy. Being able to personally test-drive the cars first before coming to a decision will also give consumers the confidence that they need to make the right purchase.”

 

As buying a new car is a big decision for a household, the Carlist.my MAA Drive, Test and Buy Event 2017 is designed to be engaging for the whole family with a range of activities so that no one gets left out.” Various family-fun activities such as immersive VR and F1 simulators, remote-controlled racing cars, inflatables, and even a ladies lounge with manicure and pedicure services will be available during the exhibition. It will also feature food trucks selling a variety of food and drinks that will satisfy visitors’ hunger for more than just good car bargains.

Visitors who are interested to test drive and buy their own car can join the exhibition at the following details:

Event: Carlist.my Drive, Test & Buy Exhibition

Date: 13 – 14 May 2017

Time: 10 am – 10 pm (Last call for test drive is at 7 pm)

Location: Setia City Convention Centre, No 1. Jalan Setia Dagang AGU13/AG, Setia Alam Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam

 

At the same time as the conference, Carlist.my will be holding its very own “Grand Prix Challenge” where they will be giving away RM 30, 000 worth of petrol, courtesy of Caltex the official fuel partner of Carlist.my MAA Drive, Test and Buy Event 2017 and also one of three imported muscle cars worth RM 450,000 each to one lucky winner who purchases a new car from now until June 30 2017 using the Carlist.my website. One of the giveaway muscle cars, the 2012 Ford Mustang 5.0, will be on display during the exhibition for all to see.

Carlist.my is Malaysia’s no. 1 car site for new and used automotive vehicles. With over 160,000 vehicles up for sale, Carlist.my is your one-stop place for prospective car buyers. In line with the exhibition, Carlist.my has launched an all-new New Car page on their online platform that displays attractive deals for new cars offered by dealers all over the country.  In addition to the main Carlist.my website, prospective car buyers can also download the Carlist.my app to find out and compare the latest car deals across the country.

For more information about the exhibition and about Carlist.my, please visit https://www.carlist.my/

 

For more information please contact:

Hamish Stone
Chief Executive Officer
iCar Asia Ltd
Mobile:  +60 17 473 3778
Email: hamish.stone@icarasia.com
Mark Licciardo
Company Secretary
iCar Asia Ltd
Tel: +613 8689 9997
Email: markl@mertons.com.au

About iCar Asia Limited (www.icarasia.com)

Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, iCar Asia (ASX:ICQ) owns and operates ASEAN’s No. 1 network of automotive portals. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the company is focused on developing and operating leading automotive portals in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. iCar Asia is continuously working to capitalize on its market-leading positions, with its online properties currently reaching over 4.8 million car buyers and sellers in the region every month.

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