08 Jul '11, 2pm

Motor Image is regional hub for distribution of Subaru cars

Motor Image is regional hub for distribution of Subaru cars

SINGAPORE : Singapore's Motor Image is set to play a bigger role in the distribution of Subaru cars in Southeast Asia. The sole distributor of Subaru cars in Singapore said it will also be a model for its Asian operations. Motor Image said in the next one and a half years, 60 new outlets are expected to open in three markets in the region - Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Motor Image's parent company, Tan Chong Group, and Fuji Heavy Industries (FHI), the maker of Subaru cars, recently announced that they will both enter into a contract to assemble Subaru vehicles in Malaysia. Production of Subaru vehicles is slated to begin in October next year with a capacity of 5,000 units annually. And with Singapore being the regional hub, the company expects revenues to grow by 10-fold within the first year of production, and adopt its Singapore system into the three markets. Glenn ...

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