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Perodua tweckbots return ahead of Raya 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Ahead of the upcoming Raya festive period, Perodua will, for the fourth successive year, mobilize its team of Tweckbots to perform 50-point vehicle safety checks over a 14-day period beginning 3 June 2014. During the period, a total of four teams will roam throughout West Malaysia performing free inspections at selected locations.

“We will alert our customers on the location of our Tweckbot team on Twitter, Facebook, Perodua’s website and via advertisements on traditional media so that they can take advantage of this offer,” Perodua President and CEO, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said.

Inspections performed by the Tweckbot teams cover checks on the engine, coolant system (includes coolant level as well as fan and temperature), brake system (includes brake fluid and brake pad wear), power steering system, clutch system, tyres, suspension system and electrical system (includes battery, lights and wiper checks),among others.

After the inspection, customers who send their vehicles to an authorized Perodua service centre will also be entitled for a 20% discount on Parts & Accessories.

Picture: Official Perodua release.

Perodua offers RM1,000 rebate for disabled buyers

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Disabled persons buying Perodua vehicles in the future are automatically entitled to a rebate of RM1,000 for all models and applicable on top of any on-going promotions.

“This means if we are running a promotion featuring a RM2,000 discount, a disabled person is entitled to an additional RM1,000 rebate on top of what is being offered,” Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said.

The disabled scheme, which is officially known as the Perodua Special Scheme was launched on 1 Feb and will remain valid until 31 Dec 2014 and is specially designated to support the Government’s decision to offer 100% exemption from the excise duty on a national car purchased by the disabled as tabled in the 2011 National Budget.

To be eligible for this rebate, customers need to fill up the necessary documents (available at any of Perodua’s sales centres) before submitting to the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) for approval.


Perodua’s ‘Terima Kasih, Cikgu’ promo for teachers

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

In conjunction with Teacher’s Day on 16 May, Perodua has launched the ‘Terima Kasih, Cikgu’ promotion targeted at teachers and educators from private and public institutions of learning of all levels. The offer runs from 16 May to 15 November 2013 and is valid for all Perodua models.

The package is open to all educators from institutions of learning operated by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Higher Education, The Ministry of Youth and Sports, community colleges, learning institutions under the Ministry of Rural and Regional development (such as KEMAS, TASKA as well as TABIKA) as well as other recognised learning institutions (terms and conditions apply).

Under the terms of the promo, qualified buyers are offered a rebate of RM1,000; a personal accident insurance plan worth RM20,000 as well as highly competitive hire purchase rates, as low as 2.7%, from participating banks. Early birds (those who book between 16 and 31 May) are entitled for a RM200 petrol gift card (terms and conditions apply).

“This package is our way of giving back to society’s unsung heroes and their selfless dedication in educating our young – from all of us at Perodua; Thank You,” Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said.

‘Revive Your Drive’ makeover contest for Perodua owners

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

In conjunction with its 20th anniversary, Perodua is organizing a makeover contest for owners of its vehicles. Participation in the ‘Revive Your Drive’ contest is open to all owners of Perodua vehicles and they will be divided into the following four categories and prizes:

- Cars aged 3 years or less – RM5,000 of upgrades
- Cars aged 3 years or less AND spent RM250 at Perodua service outlets – RM15,000 of upgrades
- Cars aged over 3 years – RM5,000 of upgrades
- Cars aged over 3 years AND spent RM250 at Perodua service outlets – RM15,000 of upgrades

“What makes this contest unique is that we are also extending this offer to new vehicle owners. The objective of this contest is to give back to our customers for their continuous support,” Perodua Managing Director, Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said.

There are 2 ways to enter this contest; to visit the nearest Perodua sales showroom or Service outlet or login the Perodua website and Facebook account: www.facebook/MyPerodua to entitle the customer to win prizes.

All participants are required to fill up a form and to complete this slogan; ‘I love Perodua because….’ in not more than 20 words; the contest is from 15th April 2013 to 30th June 2013. (Terms and conditions apply)

Special financing scheme for students and fresh grads from Perodua

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Students and fresh graduates from institutes of higher learning are being offered a unique financing scheme from Perodua under its ‘What’s up Graduate!’ campaign, which started on 2 October, and will end on 31 March 2013.

Those eligible who sign up for the package will receive a free driver’s learners course worth RM1,000 and personal accident insurance coverage worth RM20,000. Depending on model, monthly installments start as low as RM299, and for the first two years of ownership, the vehicle enjoys a 50% discount when servicing at authorized Perodua outlets.

Perodua will be having a nationwide tour to all institutions of higher learning during its respective convocation dates over the 6-month period to promote this programme.

100-day road trip tops Perodua story contest

Friday, September 28th, 2012

The ‘What’s Your Perodua Story?’ project has attracted nearly 2,500 entries thus far, and a group of 20 storytellers were gathered recently at Perodua’s HQ in Sungai Choh to share their most memorable Perodua experiences with the company’s senior and top management.

The most outstanding tale among the 20 came from Mr Tew Ngee Hoo from Selangor, who took his Myvi on a 100-day trip around the country covering some 8,000km in the process. As an added twist to the task, Tew made it a point to avoid all tolled roads to better enjoy the Malaysian experience.

“We started off on our road trip with my Myvi; from Selangor down to Johor Bahru then up to the East Coast – all the way to Kota Bharu and from there through the “elephant highway” to Perlis then back home to Selangor,” he said in his story.

“Throughout the 100-day trip, we did not even go on any highway nor pay a single toll as we stuck to the country side and paid visits to local villages. We faced some difficult roads but we managed well with my Myvi,” Tew recollects.

Perodua Managing Director Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh said that Perodua is also extending this project to a longer period to facilitate as many entries as possible.

For those who are interested to participate and share their story, log in to

Perodua treats 35 kids from Ipoh orphanage

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Perodua’s run of CSR activities in conjunction with the month of Ramadhan continues with a shopping spree and breaking of fast outing for 35 orphans from Rumah Anak Yatim Darussalam, Tambun.

The children, aged between 7 and 17 years old, were given RM50 worth of duit raya and a further RM200 to spend at a local shopping centre for clothes and other necessities for the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations.

During the outing, the children were accompanied by 26 representatives from Perodua and its official motoring club – Kelab Automotif Perodua Malaysia (KAPMA). At the end of the outing, the home itself was handed a donation of RM3,000 to be used for its daily needs.


Picture: Official Perodua release.

Perodua CSR activities for Ramadhan and Merdeka month

Thursday, August 9th, 2012

In conjunction with the upcoming Merdeka Raya festive period, Perodua has lined a series of CSR activities to mark the dual occasion. Yesterday, the company donated 13 units of the Myvi to a number of non-government organisations, institutions of higher learning and government agencies while hosting them at a buka puasa dinner at the Intercontinental Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Receiving a Myvi each were Muslim Aid Malaysia, Perbadanan Wakaf Selangor, Pusat Jagaan Rumah Insan Ipoh, Yayasan Nurul Yaqeen, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP), Industri Pendidikan Negeri Selangor (Inpens), Kolej WIT, Institut Kemahiran Mara (IKM), Balai Polis Serendah, Cawangan Khas Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah Hulu Selangor, and the Ministry of Higher Education. At the function, Perodua also donated RM3,000 to Maahad Tahfiz Nurul Iman, Serendah, whilst handing out duit raya of RM100 cash each to 22 students from the home.

Also part of the lengthy line-up of activities was the Kembara Ramadhan Perodua where 50 Perodua staff visited the Masjid Al-Falah, Ulu Yam Baru, and distributed the traditional Ramadhan dish, bubur lambuk to 500 people. Food was donated to 138 needy families, and some 52 orphans had their pockets filled with duit raya of RM100 each.

For the Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day celebrations, the company has sent out a convoy of 2 Myvi and 1 Alza vehicles on the Kembara Merdeka Perodua 2012 to tour the Peninsula. The convoy will make a number of scheduled stops and at each stop, members of the Malaysian public are invited to write their Merdeka wishes and hopes on the Alza’s body, which will then be put on display.

“The tour will take the crew to 11 locations within 5 days and along the way collecting the people’s aspirations of the nation as we move towards becoming a developed nation,” Aminar said.

Aminar said that Perodua hopes that the Alza unit used to collect these wishes will be showcased during the Merdeka Day Celebration at Dataran Merdeka. The Alza unit will then be displayed during on-the-ground promotional activities and finally be displayed at Perodua headquarters in Sungai Choh.

The time and venue of the convoy’s stopovers for each state are as follows:

Date State Town/City Time Place


Perodua HQ

- Flag off

9am Sungai Choh
Perak Ipoh 10.30am Ipoh Railway Station
11.30am Random stop (as needed)
Penang Georgetown 3.00pm By ferry


3.30pm Gurney Drive/Gurney Plaza

Random stop (as needed)





Alor Setar

8.00am Depart to Kedah
10.00am Alor Star Branch
10.30am Rumah Merdeka
11.00am Pekan Rabu
11.30am Random stop
12.00pm Depart to KB


Kelantan Kota Bahru 9.00am Pasar Siti Khadijah
10.00am Random stop (as needed)
Terengganu Kemaman 11.00am Kedai Kopi Hai Peng (Jalan Sulaimani) / Kemaman Kopitiam
11.30am Random Stop (as needed)
Pahang Kuantan 3.00pm Kompleks Teruntum
Satay Zul (optional)


Johor Johor Bahru 8.30am Sultan Ibrahim Building
JB causeway
9.30am Random stop (as needed)
Melaka Melaka Town 2.00pm Jonker Walk / Dataran Pahlawan
Random stop (as needed)


Negeri Sembilan 8.00am State border / Seremban’s bus station
Kuala Lumpur KL 12.00pm Dataran Merdeka
Random stop (as needed)




Pictures: Official Perodua release.

Perodua Tweckbots hit the streets for Ramadhan

Monday, July 16th, 2012

In conjunction with the upcoming puasa month, the Perodua Tweckbots are returning to action again, offering free 20-point safety checks to Perodua vehicles in selected locations around Peninsula Malaysia.

The 20-point safety check includes inspection of the engine, transmission, cooling system, break system, power steering system, clutch system, tyres, suspension system, electrical system, passenger compartment and doors.

First launched in July 2011, the Perodua Tweckbot programme enables owners of Perodua vehicles to make an appointment with a mobile inspection team via Twitter. The Tweckbot team’s Twitter account is @MYPerodua. A total of five Tweckbot teams have been mobilized for this latest tour, and their schedules are as follows:

Northern region:
13 July – Alor Setar, Jitra, Kuala Kedah, Langgar, Kangar, Kuala Perlis
14 July – Seberang Perai: Perai, Seberang Jaya, Butterworth, Permatang Pauh)
15 July – Penang Island: Georgetown, Bayan Lepas, Balik Pulau, Bukit Jambul

East Coast:

17 July – Kuantan: Taman Kuantan, East Coast Garden, Taman Teluk Cempedak, Taman Indera, Taman Semabuk
18 July – Kuantan: Taman Muhibah, Taman Cahaya, Gambang, Taman Anda
19 July – Paka, Kerteh, Terengganu

Southern Region:

27 July – Kulai, Senai
28 July – Johor Bahru: Bandar Baru Uda, Bukit Indah, Skudai, Larkin

Central Region:

3 August – Taipan USJ, Shah Alam
4 August – Jelatek, Keramat
5 August – Sg Buloh, Kota Damansara

It should be noted, however, that the Tweckbot only performs inspections, and in the event that repairs need to be performed, the Tweckbot team will advise the customer accordingly to bring their vehicles to the nearest Perodua service outlets. Discounts of 20% for selected parts and accessories are applicable.

Pictures: Official Perodua release.

See also:
- Free inspection for your Perodua just a tweet away
- Perodua puts Tweckbots to the streets again

Further Details:
- Perodua car prices and specifications in Malaysia
- List of official Perodua dealerships and service centres

Bosch showcases products in Proton & Perodua clubs gathering

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Members of the Proton Clubs of Malaysia and the Perodua Myvi Club gathered at the premises of Bosch’s Automotive Training Centre in Petaling Jaya yesterday as part of a specially organized showcase by Bosch to share tips and insights on its range of automotive products and services.

Seeking to spread the message of road safety ahead of the upcoming peak Hari Raya travel period, participants were given a preview of how a standard car inspection is conducted at Bosch Car Service centres, and each walked home with service vouchers that entitle their bearers to free 20-point vehicle checks at any Bosch Car Service outlets nationwide.

“Proper car inspection and service is a crucial step before embarking on that journey home. As a technology leader in the automotive aftermarket segment, Bosch felt compelled to encourage members of the public to practice proper car maintenance to ensure a safe journey home,” said Woon Kim Hwa, General Manager, (Sales, Marketing and Service), Automotive Aftermarket, Malaysia and Brunei of Robert Bosch Sdn Bhd.

Participants were given a preview and demonstration of the latest range of Bosch automotive aftermarket products such as its Super Plus spark plugs and Eco+ Wipers, which are compatible with both Proton and Perodua vehicles. A unit of the Proton Preve, which features an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) supplied from Bosch, was also on display, with Bosch representatives explaining the benefits of this safety feature.

“Our network of 36 independent Bosch Car Service outlets offers car owners the best car service standards possible with the full range of Bosch automotive aftermarket products at their disposal. This ensures that our customers’ cars receive the very best care possible, which is doubly important for those long drives home,” said Mr. Woon.


See also: Car clubs gather at NSS Service Centre for Bosch technical showcase