Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Tan Chong to produce Subaru vehicles in October 2012

KUALA LUMPUR: The Tan Chong Group will assemble Subaru vehicles in Malaysia under an MoU with Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd ' which manufactures Subaru automobiles ' while production will start in October 2012.

Fuji Heavy Industries said on Wednesday, July 6 that the MoU was for a consignment production contract with TC Subaru Sdn. Bhd ' which currently distributes Subaru vehicles in Malaysia.

'Production will begin in October 2012 at an existing production facility of Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn Bhd (TCMA) with a production capacity of 5,000 units a year,' it said.

The Japanese car maker said the Subaru compact SUVs will be locally-produced and marketed in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia through the Subaru sales and distribution network of Tan Chong Group.

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