UMW Toyota Motor has announced a new smartphone app that will increase convenience for its consumers. The Toyota Drive app is available for free from Google Play (for Android phones) and the Apple App Shop (for iPhones).
Toyota Drive enables customers to schedule service appointments, request for the 24Seven Road Assist service in the case of a breakdown or accident, find Toyota outlets and discover out far more about service packages. A single can also check listings and rates of Toyota pre-owned vehicles from Topmark, which has six physical outlets in Peninsular Malaysia.
Furthermore, owners who have registered with Toyota Drive can also access their vehicle’s service history, get suggestions on how to take care of their Toyota and hyperlink to the brand’s social media channels by means of the app. Check out the video above to see how the app functions.
Paul Tan's Automotive News
Honda Malaysia has announced that the operations of its short-term Service Central Hubs (SCH) for Takata airbag inflator replacement activities have been extended till December 31. The three short-term SCH (northern, central and southern), which were announced in August, have been originally slated to open till September 30.
The firm stated it was also expanding its Mobile Hubs (MH) to buying malls in the central area. The hubs will be operational on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 7 pm and will be positioned at chosen shopping malls in the Klang Valley region. See the accompanying graphics beneath for particulars.
Throughout the period from August 1 to the finish of September, the central hub completed 4,200 replacements, although the northern and southern hubs completed three,200 units and three,800 units of Takata front airbag replacement respectively. In total, the firm managed to replace far more than 62,200 Takata front airbag inflators for the duration of the two-month period.
Primarily based on Honda Malaysia’s record on impacted Honda autos, the central region has the highest number of affected cars that have not had their Takata front airbag inflators replaced. The percentage is at 23% compared to the northern and southern regions, which stand at nine and eight percent respectively.
Honda Malaysia also apologised for not becoming capable to safe 100% availability of Takata passenger front airbag inflators due to a global shortage of these units. It stated that stocks of the front passenger airbag inflators are gradually arriving and are expected to be at 55% by finish of December.
Honda Malaysia continues to urge owners of Honda vehicles impacted by the Takata front airbag inflator solution recall to get their vehicles repaired at any authorized Honda dealers, SCH or MH as soon as attainable.
Car owners can check their vehicles’ item recall status at www.productrecall.honda.com.my or contact Honda Malaysia’s toll free quantity at 1-800-88-2020 or go to any Honda authorised dealers.
Paul Tan's Automotive News