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TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES  THE NEW NISSAN URVAN

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES THE NEW NISSAN URVAN

General Thursday, Jan 03, 2019

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES THE NEW NISSAN URVAN

July 2018- Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles and subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia); officially introduces the New Nissan Urvan to the public today in Vientiane.

In his speech, Mr. Lim Chee Khiang, Country Head for Tan Chong Motor Lao said, “The Company’s business plan in Laos includes expanding our Sales and Aftersales network to have better coverage in the market as well as introduction of more new models. Laos presents a promising market growth and Management expects a gradual and steady sales growth in the next few years. With the introduction of New Nissan Urvan, which is fully imported from Japan…, this symbolises the company’s optimism in the local automotive industry”.

The New Nissan Urvan is the fifth generation of Nissan’s popular ‘people-transporter’ aimed more towards commercial and business use with its functionality. Those present during the official event were impressed with the New Nissan URVAN product presentation that showcases the practicality and functionality of the vehicle.

 

New Nissan URVAN emphasizes on passengers comfort, as individual front and rear air-conditioning vents are spread evenly to ensure everyone in the vehicle remains comfortable even during midday sun. While, the passengers High Back Reclining Seats provides maximum support and full comfort.

The New Nissan URVAN also has high roofline for ease of entering and existing vehicles as well as ample spaciousness of headroom for all passengers and generous legroom while in seating position. Nissan-Tan Chong Motor’s sponsored team; the upcoming talented Young Elephant Football Club (‘YEFC’) full team which attended the evening event, prove the spaciousness and even felt comfortable sitting alongside with their coach and team manager as well.

On a separate note, as Tan Chong Motor Lao was saddened by the sudden news of the flood disaster and to learn of the loss of lives and the destruction of homes caused by the collapse of the hydropower dam in Attapeu province in southern Lao PDR on Monday night, 23 July 2018. Tan Chong Motor Lao has offered to provide aid in the affected areas to assist with the flood relief efforts by setting-up a collection corner in their showroom for general public who wish to donate any items in-kinds. On-top of that, TCML have also organize a collection team to drive around, going door-to-door to assist in collecting donation items on-behalf of the public to be send to the Relief Collection Centre.

Customers and interested members of the public are invited to view the New Nissan URVAN, available in White Solid, Brilliant Silver and Dark Metal Grey at any Nissan Showrooms.

For more information on all Nissan models in Laos, please visit Nissan Laos’ website at www.nissan-lao.la or follow Nissan Laos’ Facebook Page at fb.com/NissanLaos/

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TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO LAUNCHES  THE ALL-NEW NISSAN TERRA 7-SEATER SUV

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO LAUNCHES THE ALL-NEW NISSAN TERRA 7-SEATER SUV

General Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO LAUNCHES THE ALL-NEW NISSAN TERRA 7-SEATER SUV

All new-frame SUV that combines high performance, comfort and technology

December 2018 - Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd. (Malaysia), and sole and exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles in Laos; officially launches the All-New Nissan TERRA to the public of Vientiane.

In his speech, Dato’ Than Tai Hing, Chairman of Tan Chong Motor Lao & Cambodia said, “The design of the all-new Nissan TERRA was conceived based on the driving needs of Asian customers as a whole. As customers now increasingly expect more from their vehicles, Nissan had to create a vehicle that could become an integral part of customers’ lives”. Dato’ Than further adds, "The fully imported from Thailand all-new Nissan TERRA design is all-capable, all-practical, and reliable for everyday use while also giving our customers the ability to switch from normal daily life to becoming adventurous. With that, we believe the all-new Nissan TERRA will become one of Nissan’s most popular models in this country, famous for its Go-Anywhere versatility ".Ms. Ayako Nakamura, Vice President of Independent Markets Management, Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. mentioned in her speech, “We are very pleased to share that the new Nissan Terra is a vehicle produced in South East Asia for South East Asia. Laos’ new Terra is produced in neighboring Thailand, underlining the importance of this region as a world-class production hub. As you can see, Southeast Asia is very important for Nissan and especially Laos because there is a growing demand for SUVs in this region”.

With the new model line-up addition of the all-new Nissan TERRA, Nissan meets South East Asia's increasing demand for full-size 7-seaters SUVs and the SUV segment remains to be in the top three volumes and growth drivers for South East Asia.The TERRA features advanced technologies for a safer and more confident drive. These innovative technologies called Nissan Intelligent Mobility includes Auto Tail Gate (automatically opens its tailgate when you approach and kick your foot under the back bumper), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) enhances your safety by making sure you only change lanes when you mean to. If this system detects that you're drifting from your lane, it'll give you a warning signal; Nissan’s Intelligent Around View Monitor (i-AVM) uses four cameras installed around the TERRA to give you a 360-degree top view around the vehicle to assist you with parking… or manoeuvring around tight spots especially when you are going off-road on rough terrains, while Moving Object Detection (MOD) used the four cameras to detect moving objects around the vehicle when it is in park or slowly manoeuvring; the system then alerts the driver both visually and audibly, plus many more features.

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TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES  THE NEW NISSAN NAVARA PREMIUM PLUS

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES THE NEW NISSAN NAVARA PREMIUM PLUS

General Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018

TAN CHONG MOTOR LAO INTRODUCES THE NEW NISSAN NAVARA PREMIUM PLUS

September 2018 - Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia); officially introduces the New Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS to the public today in Vientiane International Motor Expo 2018 @ ITECC.

The latest fully-imported Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS is incorporated with NISSAN INTELLIGENT MOBILITY (NIM) and comes with more and better safety features such as 7 SRS Airbags to ensure you and your family is protected. Those present during the official event were impressed with the product that showcases the practicality and functionality of the vehicle.

The New Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS not only emphasizes on passengers safety, but also on the awareness of the surroundings environment with the latest technology of Nissan’s Intelligent Around View Monitor(‘i-AVM’).

Nissan’s Intelligent Around View Monitor uses four cameras to give the driver a 360o view of the vehicle to assist them with parking or manoeuvring around tight spots or tough terrains. The four cameras are located at the front, back and sides of the vehicle, and they feed into an image processing unit to be converted to a 360-degree view image as if you’re looking down from the top of your Nissan vehicle.

Plus, the driver gets the latest Nissan’s Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display (best-in-class ADAD) 3D TFT 5-inch colour display that allows up-to 8-info-screen selection by operating the steering switches. One of the info-screen will show the driver a Digital Speedometer, which displays a more accurate vehicle speed. This is truly a new enhancement for any pick-up.

Backed by more than 80-years of Nissan’s global pickup experience and reliability; the 2.5-litre Diesel 4 Cylinders In-Line, DOHC 16-Valve VGS Turbo Intercooler engine features a maximum power of 190PS and maximum torque of 450Nm (equivalent to 3.0L diesel). The fully-length fully boxed ladder frame design is engineered to withstand the rigours of the work site and exploitation of intense daily usage, both on and off-road.

Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS comes equipped with Nissan’s signature boomerang-shaped LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) that makes the vehicle easier to be seen day or night, LED Headlamps, and Functional Roof Rails that may be used for mounting oversized items such as bicycles or lumbers securely.

The Intelligent Key (i-Key) with Push-Start Button gives the driver the quick hassle-free operation to unlock the vehicle, start the engine and drive. Passengers on board enjoy the comfortable temperature feeling and modern digital display of its Full Auto Air-Conditioning with Dual Zone Climatic Control, plus Rear Air-con vents that distribute cool air within the spacious cabin. Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS features finely crafted 8-way power leather seat and 2-way power lumbar support for driver while front passenger gets a 4-way power leather seat. Both are Nissan’s signature astronaut-inspired Zero-Gravity seats. It also comes fitted with the Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror with Compass, which reduces glare for the driver on approaching vehicles while the digital compass lets the driver know the direction.

Another unique feature is the Rear Differential Locking (RDL), which gives any driver the off-road confidence and no-wheel-spin safety on different surfaces by manually locking the rear rotating wheels to work as a single unit.

Standard safety features includes Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Traction Control System (TCS). The Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system helps improve 4x4 driving performance and safety, along with Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Hill Descent Control (HDC). When it comes to Nissan, it's always Safety First.

Visitors to the Vientiane International Motor Expo 2018 @ ITECC was impressed with the latest Nissan Navara PREMIUM PLUS that is packed with all the latest Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology. Nissan X-Trail is also displayed during the motor expo and customers who fell-in-love with the video introduction of the upcoming full 7-seater SUV with pick-up capabilities Nissan TERRA 2019, has started to register their booking fee, even though TCML will only be launching it end of this year.

For more information on all Nissan models in Laos, please visit Nissan Laos’ website at www.nissan-lao.la or follow Nissan Laos’ Facebook Page at fb.com/NissanLaos/

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TAN CHONG . NISSAN FOOTBALL (7) CUP 2017

TAN CHONG . NISSAN FOOTBALL (7) CUP 2017

General Saturday, Nov 18, 2017

Tan Chong Motor Laos and Nissan announce its support for Football (7) Cup 2017.

Vientiane Province, September 2017 - Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles and subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd. (Malaysia); today announced its support for the ‘Tan Chong · Nissan Football (7) Cup 2017’ organised by LaneXang and L2MO.

TCML will act as the official main sponsor to the ‘Tan Chong · Nissan Football (7) Cup 2017’, which will be taking place in three different stadiums next month and opened to a total of eight teams. Apart from F&B and prize money, the ultimate win will be the sponsored cup.

“Tan Chong Motor Laos has always been reaching out to the local community in every way deem fit in our corporate social responsibility (“CSR”) effort. But today, this sponsorship approach brings a whole new meaning level. Football is a game love by many, played by many; and TCML is proud to be part of nurturing, advocating and bringing the people of Laos to be united for one common goal, a very meaningful and satisfying moment indeed,” said Mr Lim Chee Kiang, Country Head, Tan Chong Motor Laos.

The eight teams will be grouped into two groups and the winners from this quarter-final stage will then proceed to semi-final and subsequently the Championship Match at LaneXang Stadium. These matches are scheduled to be played in the period from 9th October to 24th October 2017 and the final on 28th October 2017. Do follow TCML’s Facebook page for schedule and results of the matches or event highlights from the match.

Final match winner team will be invited to the official launch event of the coming New X-Trail 2018 which will be held at LaneXang Centre on the evening itself; alongside special guest invitation, VIPs and media.

As a teaser kick-off to the official ‘Tan Chong · Nissan Football (7) Cup 2017’ tournament, a friendly match was held between the TCML Team against the Lao All Star Team, right after the Press Conference. And at press conference time, there are still four team-slots available to public for registration.

While, Tan Chong Group (Malaysia) celebrates its Diamond Jubilee Anniversary this year with the tagline ‘60 Years & Beyond’, the Group aims for a more sustainable development and achievable goals and therefore, is constantly seeking ways to enhance their CSR community outreach programme, as well as Nissan vehicle ownership experience.

The New X-Trail 2018 is now open for booking prior to its launch on 28th October 2017 in-conjunction with the ‘Tan Chong · Nissan Football (7) Cup 2017’. Kindly visit any of Nissan’s showrooms for special introductory booking price today.

For more information on all Nissan models in Laos, please visit Nissan Laos’ website at www.nissan-lao.la or follow Nissan Laos’ Facebook Page at fb.com/NissanLaos/

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NEW NISSAN X-TRAIL LAUNCH IN LAOS

NEW NISSAN X-TRAIL LAUNCH IN LAOS

General Saturday, Nov 18, 2017

The New Nissan X-Trail 2018 is making a premium entrance in Laos.

~ Featuring Nissan Intelligent Mobility for a safer you and your family ~

Vientiane Capital, October 2017 - Tan Chong Motor (Lao) Sole Co., Ltd. (“TCML”), Sole and Exclusive Distributor of Nissan vehicles and subsidiary of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd. (Malaysia); today officially announced the availability of the NEW Nissan X-Trail 2018, setting new standards in the automotive world with its new refreshing styling, premium details and featuring Nissan Intelligent Mobility.

The Nissan X-Trail launch event was attended by Mr. Boualan Siripanya, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Sports of Vientiane, government officials, Diplomats from embassies, members of the media, members of the Vientiane business community, automotive association alongside officials from Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (NMAP) and Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (Malaysia).

 

“The Nissan X-Trail is one of Nissan’s most popular models, famous for its go-anywhere versatility with the addition of Nissan’s latest Intelligent Mobility technologies, making it the ideal family adventure crossover. With its short legacy of just 17 years, the Nissan X-Trail is the world’s best-selling Crossover because more than 3.7 million units have been sold since the first Nissan X-Trail was launched in year 2000”, highlighted by Dato’ Dr. Ang Bon Beng, Senior Regional Director, Indochina, Edaran Tan Chong Motor (Malaysia), in his opening remark.

“Nissan has a long partnership with Tan Chong, beginning in Malaysia 60 years ago, and strengthening in 2010 with our expansion into Laos market.  Nissan has placed tremendous focus on emerging markets in its mid-term strategy. Asia and Oceania plays a significant role in this strategy, including this market where the rate of motorization has enormous potential for growth”, said Ms. Ayako Nakamura, Vice President of Business Operations, from Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (NMAP) in her speech.

 “I am impressed with the New Nissan X-Trail 2018 as it is most suitable for roads in Laos due to its height and width, and affordable price for families looking for an affordable, 5+2 seating quality SUV in Laos. Apart from the Nissan X-Trail design, there are safety features that come along with it such as Blind Spot Warning and Cross Traffic Alert.  I believe this advancement in technology being implemented in Nissan vehicles today will further help to reduce fatality and accident”, said Mr. Boualan Siripanya Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education and Sports, Vientiane.

The New Nissan X-Trail 2018 details.

Stylish Exterior

The front styling of the X-Trail features revised Nissan signature Boomerang-shaped LED signature Daytime Running Lights that makes your vehicle more visible during daylight to other vehicles or pedestrians, enlarged Nissan signature "V-Motion" grille, sharper bumper with modern fog lamp and a newly design 17-inch alloy wheels.

While the rear styling features a smoked rear combination lamps with LED boomerang signature, new rear bumper with chrome finisher and reflector and a Shark-fin antenna.

Refined Interior

The interior SUV features a new sporty D-shaped steering wheel, push-start button, LCD 8-inch touchscreen with DVD player and rear view camera, new shift knob with double-stitched leatherette boot and Nissan’s Advanced Drive-Assist™ Display (best-in-class) 3D TFT 5-inch color display that allows up-to 7-menus selection by operating the steering switches... resulting in a more premium look and feel.

The X-Trail offers a desirable combination of compact overall size and ample interior roominess, with details such as wide opening (77 degrees) rear doors for easier entry and exit to the rear passenger space adding into another utility offers known as the innovative EZ Flex Seating System™ (5+2 seater). This system allows rear seats to slide forward or backwards or easily fold down. The arrangement is a flexible adaptation between luggage's and the number of passengers. With the 2nd and 3rd row seats folded down, it maximizes out the luggage room for even more loading space, total of 1,520 Liter!

Nissan Intelligent Mobility: Advanced technologies

The objective of Intelligent Mobility is to make Nissan customers feel more confident, excited and connected, while also enhancing road safety. The new safety feature of the New Nissan X-Trail 2018 include :

•           Blind Spot Warning (BSW) : this system detects vehicles situated in the driver’s blind spots (left and right). BSW gives the driver a warning via an indicator light that flashes on the door pillar with an audible chime. 

•           Cross Traffic Alert (CTA) : When you’re backing out of a parking space, this feature watches the area around the side rear of your X-Trail, and can warn you about vehicles detected that you might not see approaching from up-to 20 meters either side. It alerts the driver with a flashing visual warning (using the Blind Spot Warning indicator lights) and an audible warning when an approaching vehicle is detected.

•           LCD 8-inch touchscreen with DVD player and rear view camera gives the driver a clear rear visual whether day or night, and in-car entertainment for passengers. (largest-in-class screen on any SUV segment)

•           Intelligent Ride Control (IRC): monitors the road surface to detect undulations which could potentially upset the pitch of the car body and make subtle adjustments to the engine’s torque to compensate.

•           Intelligent Trace Control (ITC): applies braking force where necessary when cornering.

•           Hill Start Assist (HSA): Assists in preventing rolling backwards when driving off from a standstill on a sloping incline.

In addition to the advanced safety features detailed above, the many other standard safety features include :

•           Active Brake Limited Slip (ABLS)

•           Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC)

•           Driver and front passenger front-impact SRS airbags

Engine and Transmission

This premium SUV is powered by a 2.0-litre petrol engine that delivers 106kW at 6,000 rpm of maximum power and a peak torque of 200Nm at 4,400 rpm with a 60-litre fuel tank to deliver excellent driving range. The four-cylinder petrol engine is efficient and responsive featuring Nissan’s DIG (Direct Injection Gasoline) technology and twin variable valve timing control to deliver strong fuel economy and torque.

On the other hand, the transmission available is the X-TRONIC. Unlike Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), the X-Trail’s XTRONIC transmission mimics the behavior of traditional, multi-ratio automatic gearboxes during hard acceleration, with stepped changes. In normal driving, the ratios are subtly adjusted to give the ultimate smoothness. This means the XTRONIC transmission offers the best of both worlds for drivers, with ultra-smooth low-load power delivery and direct performance during higher acceleration driving. Not to mentioned, it also gives the driver a Manual (+ / -) Mode for some fun and exhilarating excitement.

All X-TRONIC-equipped X-Trail models come fitted with an ECO mode button, located on the cockpit in the lower-left area near the steering column. This function maximizes fuel economy by controlling the engine and transmission operation to help avoid rapid acceleration by the driver.

Chassis, Suspension and Steering

The new Nissan X-Trail 2018 uni-body (monocoque) structure has been optimized to reduce road, wind and mechanical noise. Achieving this level of refinement is brought about by the inclusion of additional damping material and sound absorption materials in areas of the floor and body pillars.

The X-Trail comes fitted with four-wheel ventilated disc brakes, an independent strut design front suspension and a rear multi-link set-up, providing excellent handling and ride comfort.

The X-Trail uses Electric Power Steering (EPS), helping to reduce fuel consumption by avoiding the need for an engine-driven hydraulic pump. The X-Trail uses an EPS logic system which enables high stability and less body motion. Steering effort is automatically varied according to the driving conditions.

During the official launch, Tan Chong Motor Lao announced the fully imported New Nissan X-Trail 2018 from Japan had a special introductory for a limited time period.

Customers are invited to view and test-drive the New Nissan X-Trail 2018, available in Orange, Tinted Red, White, Silver, Gray and Black at any Nissan Showrooms or Roadshows that will be held at selected venues.

For more information on all Nissan models in Laos, please visit Nissan Laos’ website at www.nissan-lao.la or follow Nissan Laos’ Facebook Page at fb.com/NissanLaos/

 

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