KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Sime Darby Motors has delivered 1,000 BYD ATTO 3 models within the first 100 days, following its delivery of 100 units within the first 10 days of the BYD launch in Malaysia.
In a statement on Wednesday (April 12), managing director of retail and distribution of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, Hong Kong and Macau, Jeffrey Gan said the deliveries reflect the increasing popularity and acceptance of electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia.
“We are pleased to sustain the momentum of our BYD ATTO 3 deliveries to customers.
“We look forward to continue driving EV demand across our market segments.” he said.
Meanwhile, Eagle Zhao, managing director of BYD Malaysia Sdn Bhd and PT BYD Motor Indonesia, said the company is optimistic on the growth prospects of EVs in Malaysia.
“We hope the new BYD owners enjoyed their one-of-a-kind experience with us today, and we look forward to continue bringing in even better new energy technology and products to Malaysia in future," said Zhao.
Sime Darby Motors — the motors arm of Sime Darby Bhd — added that it has opened its showroom in Gurney Plaza, Penang, to which customers can test drive the BYD ATTO 3. The BYD aftersales service centre, meanwhile, is located 6km away in Sungai Pinang and provides vehicle maintenance, wear and tear repairs, and body and paint services.
Its BYD ATTO 3 model offers a battery range capable of travelling up to 480km in a single charge. The model comes in two variants — Standard Range and Extended Range.