Volvo Car Malaysia Expands Dealership Network

Latest 3S Centre offering end-to-end services

SETIA ALAM, 23 February 2023 – Sime Darby Swedish Auto today marked a milestone with the launch of its second Volvo dealership in Malaysia, following its first dealership in Sime Darby Motors City, Ara Damansara. Located in Setia Alam, Shah Alam, this latest facility is a 3S Centre (Sales, Service, Body & Paint Repair), capable of providing end-to-end services to customers.

As part of Volvo Car Malaysia’s new facility, the new Setia Alam dealership spans across 23,000 square feet of land and features Volvo’s global showroom and service standards. This dealership will provide more Malaysians the accessibility to fully immerse themselves in the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) that embodies Volvo’s Scandinavian ideals and values.

The showroom is equipped with state-of-the-art technology including four charging bays at the premise, and with VRE, visitors will enjoy a space based on a living room concept decorated with a Scandinavian-inspired design that is signature to Volvo brand. Installation of solar energy will also be taking place in the near future.

“As we move further into our electrification journey, the expansion of our network with this showroom enables more of our customers in Selangor to venture into a world of sustainable and safe driving,” said Charles Frump, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia. “We are pleased to reinforce our partnership with Sime Darby Swedish Auto through the opening of the Setia Alam dealership and we look forward to forging a stronger collaboration in showcasing how Volvo vehicles offer its owners and customers the freedom to move in a personal, sustainable and safe way.”

Jeffrey Gan, Managing Director, Retail and Distribution of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, Hong Kong & Macau, commented, “We are pleased to continue bringing Malaysians the best in Swedish design and engineering with the opening of this latest Volvo dealership. In addition to being a 3S Centre, the new dealership is also a Volvo Certified Damage Repair Centre, offering a full suite of end-to-end sales and aftersales services, all under one roof. Reflecting our commitment to delivering a seamless customer journey, Sime Darby Swedish Auto received the Dealer Excellence Award for two consecutive years in 2020 and 2021. We will build on this track record to continue ensuring that customer needs are cared for, every step of the way.”

Volvo Setia Alam is located at No.3, Jalan Setia Alam Murni, U13/AH, Seksyen U13, 40170 Shah Alam, Selangor, and operates from 8:30am to 6:00pm daily. Interested customers may visit or or call 03-5870 1188 for more information.

About Volvo Car Malaysia
Volvo Cars established its presence in Malaysia in the early 1960s before formally establishing Volvo Car Malaysia in 1999. Since then, Volvo Car Malaysia has gone from strength to strength and built a network of 14 dealers across the country.

The popularity and demand for Volvo cars locally had led to the establishment of the Volvo Car Manufacturing Malaysia in 1967, which is now Malaysia’s oldest and longest-running vehicle assembly plant. In 2016, Volvo Car Malaysia was the first market to locally assemble the XC90 PHEV outside of Sweden, paving the way for the assembly of other Volvo PHEVs whilst continuously providing a sustainable and safe driving experience. Volvo Car Malaysia sells premium-segment car models in two versions: sedans (S60 and S90) and SUVs (XC40, XC60 and XC90).

As of February 2021, it became the first automotive brand in Malaysia to offer a full range of PHEVs for all its models. In line with its global vision of becoming climate neutral by 2040, Volvo Car Malaysia is committed to bringing greater awareness on the current climate challenges to Malaysians and aims to become a leader in sustainability in the automotive industry through its product offerings, business operations, and local initiatives.

About Volvo Car Group
Volvo Cars was founded in 1927. Today, it is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 661,713 cars in 2020 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding since 2010.

As of December 2020, Volvo Cars employed approximately 40,000 (41,500) full-time employees. Volvo Cars' head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo Cars' head office for APAC is located in Shanghai and for Americas in Mahwah, NJ. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg (Sweden), Ghent (Belgium), South Carolina (US), Chengdu and Daqing (China).

Under its company purpose, Volvo Cars aims to provide customers with the Freedom to Move in a personal, sustainable and safe way. This purpose is reflected in a number of business ambitions: for example, by the middle of this decade it aims for half of its global sales to be fully electric cars, half of its sales to be online and half of its software to be in-house. Volvo Cars is also committed to an ongoing reduction of its carbon footprint, with the ambition to be a climate-neutral company by 2040.

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 88 dealers nationwide and 32 wholly-owned franchise retail outlets.

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