KUALA LUMPUR: The coveted grand prize of a Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 in Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's Diamond FUSO Contest 2015 was won by Metfab Engineering Sdn Bhd.
Last year, over 2,500 entries were received for a chance to win the grand prize worth RM236,888.
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd is the authorised distributor of FUSO trucks, which are supported by 45 service centres nationwide.
"I have been a supporter of FUSO trucks and have found them a reliable vehicle for the long distance journeys that is required of my business. I look forward to investing in more FUSO trucks in the future,” said Vincent Teh from Metfab Engineering.
MHP-Miracle Health Products Sdn Bhd, Lembaga Kemajuan Ikan Malaysia (LKIM) and SDS Bakeries Sdn Bhd also emerged winners, taking the first, second and third place prizes of holiday vouchers worth RM30,000, RM25,000 and RM20,000 respectively.
In the grand final draw, a total of 41 customers won prizes valued at RM373,888.
“The Diamond FUSO contest started in 2006 and was created to acknowledge our valued customer base. The contest also serves as a platform for us to engage with customers,” said Mercedes-Benz Malaysia vice president of commercial vehicles Albert Yee.
The 2015 Diamond FUSO contest comprised two categories.
The mini draw was open to all FUSO trucks registered between December 1, 2014 and May 31, 2015; while FUSO trucks registered between December 1, 2014 and December 31, 2015 were eligible for the grand final draw.
Throughout the Diamond FUSO contest, a total of 74 lucky customers have won prizes valued at approximately RM480,000.
Held at The Royal Chulan Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, the grand finale award and dinner was attended by 650 guests, which included customers, dealers and employees of Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.
Following enthusiatic response from customers, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia will continue the FUSO Diamond Contest with the first mini draw set for July 2016.
Trucks registered between January 1, 2016 and December 1, 2016, will be eligible to enter this year’s contest and vie for RM480,000 worth of prizes.
Financial partner, Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia, currently provides an interest rate starting from 3.08%, with a minimum down payment of 15% to acquire a FUSO vehicle.
This offer is applicable for 2016 stocks of model: FE71PB, FE83PE and FE83PG with tenure of 3 to 7 years.
The campaign period began in March 1, 2016.