Petron fuels Workshop on Wheels along PLUS Highway

By CARSIFU | 1 July 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia has signed a six-month memorandum of understanding (MoU) with PLUS Malaysia to supply fuel to the highway concessionaire’s emergency roadside assistance provider – Workshop on Wheels (WOW).

The MoU sees Petron supplying all 28 WOW vehicles - comprising of 16 vans, six motorcycles and six tow trucks, with its Petron Blaze fuels in order to curb the number of cases of highway users being cheated by unscrupulous tow trucks and workshops.

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There are currently nine Petron service stations located throughout the North-South Expressway, Butterworth-Kulim Expressway and Linkedua.

“We are pleased to be the partner of WOW in providing roadside assistance along an extensive stretch, which thousands of motorists use on a daily basis”, said Petron Malaysia retail head Faridah Ali.

Also included in the MoU was Petron Miles card-holders, who are now able to enjoy the serves of WOW without incurring a 6% GST surcharge.

In commemoration of the partnership, 20,000 limited edition PLUS Miles Touch ‘n’ Go Petron Cards were launched, offering motorists a 5% toll rebate on all PLUS Highways.

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The card is currently available for sale at participating Petrono stations located throughout the Klang Valley, Penang and Johor at RM10.90 (inclusive of 6% GST).

WOW’s services covers strategic locations of the PLUS –operated highways, which includes the North-South Expressway, Butterworth-Kulim Expressway and Linkedua, 24-hours a day.

The basic services include towing of small and light vehicles to the closest rest areas or toll plazas, provide engine inspections and even minor repairs.

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“Upon notification from highway users, a PLUSRonda team will be immediately dispatched to the designated location to conduct inspection, evaluation and assist in minor repairs,” said PLUS Malaysia CEO Mohd Fuad Kusairi.

He added that if more repairs were required, only then will the team contact the Traffic Monitoring Centre before a WOW unit is assigned for further assistance.

WOW can be contacted via the toll-free PLUSLine at 1800-88-0000 or 1800-22-3000 or via the emergency phones provided along the highway stretches.