Sime Darby Motors Delivers First 100 Units of All-Electric BYD ATTO 3

BYD Continues to Drive EV Wave in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, January 17, 2023 – Following the successful launch of BYD in Malaysia, with 1,000 orders received for the Energy Awaken ATTO 3 within just 10 days, BYD marked another exciting milestone, delivering the first 100 units of the all-electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) to Malaysian customers.

Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director of Retail & Distribution of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, commented, “With the delivery of the first BYD ATTO 3 vehicles to the Malaysian market, we look forward to maintaining our momentum with more units currently enroute and slated to reach Malaysia very soon. We will continue to drive the acceleration of EV adoption in Malaysia and as we expand our EV portfolio with world-class partners such as BYD to bring exciting innovations to the market, we strive to cater to the growing demand for environmental-friendly options amongst Malaysians, fueling the nation’s aspirations towards achieving low carbon mobility.”

Among the first 100 customers to receive the BYD ATTO 3 was Mr Goh, who shared, “BYD is a global best-selling EV brand, I knew of this brand much earlier before it launched, so when I learned that it was coming to Malaysia, I felt it was the perfect opportunity and quickly placed a booking! When I first saw it here, I have to say the design, specifications and performance of the BYD ATTO 3 truly surpassed my expectations, and on top of all that driving an EV is also better for the environment.”

Available in two variants, the BYD ATTO 3 is priced from RM149,800 for the Standard Range and RM167,800 for the Extended Range, with a choice of five vibrant colour palettes, namely Surf Blue, Parkour Red, Boulder Grey, Forest Green and Ski White.

The BYD ATTO 3 contains state-of-the art features and offers an excellent battery range capable of travelling up to 480km on a single charge. Built on BYD's cutting-edge technology with the e-platform 3.0, the high-performance electric vehicle (EV) is equipped with intelligence, efficiency, unparalleled safety standards and stunning aesthetics.

Those interested in experiencing the vehicle first-hand can visit the BYD showroom at TREC KL on Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur. For more information, check out http://byd.simedarbymotors.my/ or follow www.facebook.com/BYDCarsMalaysia or www.instagram.com/bydcarsmalaysia/.
About Sime Darby Motors
Sime Darby Motors is one of the leading automotive groups in Asia Pacific, representing luxury brands such as BMW, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche to broad appeal market brands including Ford, Hyundai and BYD, as well as commercial vehicles. Sime Darby Motors is actively involved in all facets of the automotive business – from importation and assembly, to distribution, retail and rental. Its retail operations feature some of the best and latest state-of-the-art facilities in the region. In Malaysia, Sime Darby Motors Retail & Distribution represents 10 brands, 4 distributorships with over 89 dealers nationwide and 26 wholly-owned franchise retail outlets.

About BYD
BYD is a multinational high-tech company devoted to leveraging technological innovations for a better life. Founded in 1995 as a rechargeable battery maker, BYD now boasts a diverse business scope covering automobiles, rail transit, new energy, and electronics, with over 30 industrial parks in China, the United States, Canada, Japan, Brazil, Hungary, and India. From energy generation and storage to its applications, BYD is dedicated to providing zero-emission energy solutions that reduce global reliance on fossil fuels. Its new energy vehicle footprint now covers 6 continents, over 70 countries and regions, and more than 400 cities. Listed in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, the company is known to be a Fortune Global 500 enterprise that furnishes innovations in pursuit of a greener world.
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