THE shrinking value of the Ringgit, increased car prices and the rise in living costs – these are among the cringe-worthy things that are currently affecting Malaysians.
In saying so, as we usher into a new year, car companies have begun kicking off sales and promotional campaigns, providing relief to potential car buyers.
Edaran Tan Chong Motor is now running its “Drive to Prosperity” Chinese New Year campaign till Chinese New Year.
During the campaign, ETCM will be giving away Sharp home and electrical appliances worth over RM128,888 to lucky customers who purchase and register a Nissan car during the promotional campaign period.
The grand prize winner will walk away with Sharp products worth up to RM13,888. The second and third prize winners will receive RM10,888 and RM8,888 worth of Sharp home and electrical appliances respectively. A total of 10 consolation prize winners will receive RM3,888 worth of Sharp appliances.
In addition, customers who place a booking for a Nissan in this campaign duration will each receive a RM200 Sharp voucher for the purchase of the Cloud SmartHome security system.
On a similar note, ETCM will be kicking off its Nissan Test Drive Carnival at key ETCM branches across the nation.
A line-up of Nissan models are available for test drive at the carnival, together with attractive Chinese New Year deals which include angpow rebates, trade-in offers and financing packages as well as other special gifts.
Dates and venues for the carnivals and roadshows are as follows:
i) Test drive carnival
|16 – 17 Jan||Northern||ETCM Butterworth, Penang|
|Central||ETCM Glenmarie, Selangor|
|Southern||ETCM Johor Jaya, Johor|
|Sabah||ETCM Kota Kinabalu, Sabah|
|Sarawak||ETCM Kuching, Sarawak|
|23 – 24 Jan||East Coast||ETCM Kuantan, Pahang|
|6 – 10 Jan||Central||One Utama Shopping Center|
|6 – 10 Jan||Northern||Village Mall Sungai Petani|
|8 – 10 Jan||Sarawak||Permaisuri Imperial City Mall|
|10 – 16 Jan||East Coast||Tesco Kota Bharu|
|13 – 17 Jan||Central||Mid Valley Megamall|
|15 – 17 Jan||Sabah||Kompleks Karamunsing|
|22 – 24 Jan||Sarawak||VivaCity Megamall|
|29 – 31 Jan||Southern||Mydin Seremban 2|
On the other hand, Proton is carrying out its Chinese New Year promotion for aftersales services packages. The promotion is ongoing from now until March 31 this year at all Proton service centres nationwide.
The company will also offer free 30-point inspection to Proton owners at all its authorised service centres. The checks would include inspection to the brakes, timing belt, silicone wipers, clutch, absorbers and batteries.
Moreover, customers can enjoy discounts up to 20 per cent on selected parts for their cars.