Dedicated Mercedes and Fuso 3S commercial vehicle centre opens in Ipoh

By JAY WONG | 19 March 2018

From left: Daimler Commercial Vehicles South East Asia (Regional Centre SEA) sales & customer service FUSO Antonio Randazzo, Mercedes-Benz  Malaysia (Commercial Vehicles) vice president Albert Yee, Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad CEO Wilfrid Foo, Cycle & Carriage Bintang general manager (Commercial Vehicles) Goo Tiong Kwan and Cycle & Carriage Bintang (Perak) dealer principal Sarveswaran Rajasegaran.

IPOH: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Commercial Vehicles (MBM CV) together with authorised dealer, Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad, recently celebrated the opening launch of the Cycle & Carriage Bintang Commercial Vehicle Centre (Cycle & Carriage CV Centre) in Gopeng, Perak.

The launch also represents Cycle & Carriage Bintang’s 13th dealership, and its foray into the FUSO retail business, having previously provided FUSO after sales only, and is located at 23 (Lot 213087) Jalan Industri 3/1, Kawasan Perindustrian Gopeng, 31600 Gopeng, Perak Darul Ridzuan.

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From left: Yee, Randazzo and Foo shaking hands at the opening.

The RM1.1mil Cycle & Carriage CV Centre, with a built-up area of 13,412 square feet is a 3S (Sales, Service and Spare-parts) centre and is able to display up to eight commercial vehicles, while possessing an open-air canopy concept and a customer lounge for more comfort.

It also comes equipped driver amenities that include a reading area, prayer room, rest room complete with beds and recliners, four work bays, a full length work pit and a dedicated engine repair area and is able to service up to 43 vehicles a month.

For shorter turn-around time for commercial vehicle inspection, the CV Centre is strategically situated near PUSPAKOM to reduce the customer waiting period of their vehicles.

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From left: Yee Foo presenting the mock key to Chuan City Enterprise Sdn Bhd managing director Khaw Poh Seng.

During the same event, the company also marked the delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Actros prime mover each to their new owners Chuan City Enterprise Sdn Bhd and Pek Ong and Sons Nurseries Sdn Bhd.

“Living up to our tagline, ‘Trucks you can trust’, we are pleased to launch this Cycle & Carriage Commercial Vehicle Centre, enhancing our reach in the northern region of Peninsular Malaysia," said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia vice president of commercial vehicles Albert Yee.

Cycle & Carriage Bintang has presence in 13 locations nationwide and the latest centre is its first dedicated outlet for Mercedes-Benz and FUSO commercial vehicles only.

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From left: Yee and Foo present the mock key to Pek Ong and Sons Nurseries Sdn Bhd director Louis Law Wen Soow.