Despite a sluggish third quarter in the automotive industry, car companies continue to push forward in hopes of a better tomorrow. Mitsubishi Malaysia, Nissan, Ford and Trappo have each generated a buzz in the industry with respective news worthy happenings.

Mitsubishi Malaysia wins JD Power CSI for second straight year

Mitsubishi Malaysia again received the highest rank in the J.D. Power 2019 Malaysia Customer Service Index (CSI) Mass Market Study, for a 2nd year. The study showed the brand held the top spot for all things after-sales with highest customer satisfaction. With average points of 761, Mitsubishi aced these factors service quality (25%); vehicle pick-up (21%); service initiation (20%); service facility (17%) and service advisor (16%).

Nissan’s DriveOn app

Nissan Malaysia (Tan Chong Motors) with their other subsidiary TCEAS has announced the first car service mobile application, DriveOn. This app is applicable for owners of brands under the group: Nissan, Renault and Infiniti. This app offers a real-time convenience for owners to plan their vehicle maintenance:

Ford’s festive promo.

Ford Malaysia again spread a latest promo on their one and only top-selling model, the Ranger pick up. This promo ties with the upcoming Malaysian Independence day and Malaysia day festivities. Valid from 1 August – 30 September, customers who purchase either the Ranger WildTrak or Ranger Raptor get free maintenance for two years. A gas gift card worh RM1,000 is up for grabs too. In addition, the Ranger WildTrak comes with a rebate of RM3,000.

Trapo Asia’s latest product

Trapo Asia is a Malaysian-based company specializing in customized car mat solutions, Last week, the start up announced its Mark II mat, the latest addition to its range of products.

As a fairly new company, the company aims to strengthen its presence locally and regionally by expanding to more markets with its tailored fit and custom-made car mats.