Ford's 48th and largest showroom and service centre officially open in Petaling Jaya


Ford Motor Company and its Malaysian distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) has officially opened its new showroom and service centre in Petaling Jaya. The centre, the Sime Darby Auto Connexion, Petaling Jaya 2 is strategically located at Lot 3, Jalan 51A/219, 46100 Petaling Jaya. It is actually just off Federal Highway and is on the opposite side of the current SDAC PJ dealership. 

Mark Kaufman, president, Ford ASEAN, signs a plaque to mark the opening of the new Ford showroom, SDAC PJ2


The new centre is part of Ford and SDAC’s two-year RM140 million network expansion and customer service enhancement plan. Ford Malaysia is basically making it easier for customers to interact with them by opening dealerships and expanding existing dealerships so they incorporate sales, service and spare parts under one roof. 



The 99,400 square foot facility is equipped with a large showroom compared to the older one opposite it. It also has 22 service bays, the latest Ford diagnostic tools, and is staffed by Ford-certified technicians. All Ford dealership employees, including technicians, sales and service staff, have received Ford’s globally recognised training to develop their expertise and serve customer needs. And whilst waiting for their cars to be serviced, customers can relax in the dedicated customer service lounge and enjoy free Wi-Fi, hot beverages and snacks. 

The Showroom is open from 8:30am-6pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00am-6:00pm on Sunday & Public Holidays, while Service Centre opening hours are 8:00am-5:00pm from Monday to Friday, and 8:30am to 12:30pm on Saturday. 

PRESS RELEASE

Ford and Sime Darby Auto Connexion Expand Nationwide Dealership Network with Opening of SDAC PJ2

(L-R): Steven Kong, branch manager, SDAC PJ2, Syed Ahmad Muzri Bin Syed Faiz, managing director, Sime Darby Auto Connexion, Dennis Ho, managing director, Malaysia, Thailand and Taiwan, Sime Darby Motors, Dato Lawrence Lee, managing director, Sime Darby Motors, Mark Kaufman, president, Ford ASEAN, David Westerman, managing director, Malaysia & Asia Pacific Emerging Markets, Ford Motor Company, Veemala Rethinasamy, Sales & Marketing Director, Ford Motor Company


KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, 19 Nov. 2015 – Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), Ford Motor Company’s distribution partner in Malaysia, today announced the opening of its new state-of-the-art showroom and service centre – Sime Darby Auto Connexion, Petaling Jaya 2 (SDAC PJ2). With 22 service bays, PJ2 is Ford’s 48th and largest showroom and service centre in Malaysia.


“SDAC PJ2 is designed to offer Ford’s fast-growing customer base in the Klang Valley the very best sales and aftersales experience,” said Syed Ahmad Muzri Bin Syed Faiz, managing director, Sime Darby Auto Connexion. “This world-class new showroom and service centre is part of Ford and SDAC’s two-year RM140 million network expansion and customer service enhancement plan – we are making it even easier for customers to interact with us by opening dealerships and expanding existing dealerships so they incorporate sales, service and spare parts under one roof.”


The 99,400 square foot facility is equipped with the latest Ford diagnostic tools, and is staffed by Ford-certified technicians. All Ford dealership employees, including technicians, sales and service staff, have received Ford’s globally recognised training to develop their expertise and serve customer needs.

While waiting for their service appointments, customers can relax in the dedicated customer service lounge and enjoy free Wi-Fi, hot beverages and snacks. Consistent with Ford’s global best practice, the customer lounge features floor to ceiling windows that offer a clear view of the service bays, so customers and even passers-by can see Ford technicians at work. For the convenience of customers and staff, the facility also offers a prayer room for Muslims.

“The quality of the ownership experience we provide is just as important as the quality of our world-class Ford vehicles,” said David Westerman, managing director, Malaysia and Asia Pacific Emerging Markets, Ford Motor Company.

“We want all our customers to know that purchasing a new Ford vehicle is just the start of their ownership experience and we are here to support them every step of the way. The opening of PJ2 marks a significant milestone in our shared commitment to offering customers an even better experience.”

Sime Darby Auto Connexion, Petaling Jaya 2 is strategically located at Lot 3, Jalan 51A/219, 46100 Petaling Jaya (just off Federal Highway, opposite the current SDAC PJ dealership). The Showroom is open from 8:30am-6pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00am-6:00pm on Sunday & Public Holidays, while Service Centre opening hours are 8:00am-5:00pm from Monday to Friday, and 8:30am to 12:30pm on Saturday.

For more information, please call the SDAC PJ2 hotline on 019-858-1200, or visit www.ford.com.my.



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