CAR companies Naza, Toyota, Lexus and Nissan have joined relief efforts for flood victims by announcing their respective assistance packages on Wednesday.
Naza Group of Companies through its corporate social responsibility arm, Yayasan Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin contributed RM1 million worth of supplies to the affected flood victims in Kuala Krai, Kelantan.
Joint group executive chairman and foundation board member SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin said: “As a responsible homegrown company, the Naza Group and Yayasan Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin feel compelled to extend assistance in whatever way possible to help alleviate the suffering of the flood victims. We will extend help from now until post-disaster.”
The company’s contribution that included 500 cartons of ready-to-eat food supplies and 300 cartons of drinks was handed over to the Muslim Care Malaysia Society at Shah Alam.
Earlier, the company sent 3,000 boxes of essential supplies to flood-affected states.
UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd said in a statement it was offering a special service and repair package to Toyota and Lexus customers whose cars were damaged in the flooding.
This included 25 per cent discount on parts and labour and free towing.
Company president Datuk Ismet Suki said: “We hope by offering the Toyota and Lexus flood assist package all year round, we will further ease the burden of our Toyota and Lexus vehicles owners who were affected by the recent flood.”
Toyota and Lexus owners who are affected can visit any of UMW Toyota Motor owned Service Centre or call Toyota toll free line : 1-800-8-869682 (1-800-8-Toyota) or Lexus Tol Free Line: 1800 88 53987 (1-800-88-Lexus).
Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM), through its parent company Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad donated RM30,000 to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society today to assist flood victims in the country.
ETCM director of marketing and product planning Tan Keng Meng presented the contribution to YM Tunku Tan Sri Shahriman Tunku Sulaiman, national chairman of the Malaysian Red Crescent Society headquarters.
“As a Malaysian corporation, doing our part for the community is our responsibility, and it is important that we do what we can for them in their time of need,” said Tan.
Last week, Nissan said its relief campaign for its customers would include 25 per cent discount on parts and labour to repair flood damaged cars.
The company was also collecting donations from its staff nationwide for flood victims.
Other car companies who have announced relief packages for customer are Proton, Perodua and Honda.