Millionth Myvi milestone this month
KUALA LUMPUR: Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) announced that the Perodua Myvi is nearing its one millionth production unit, making it the most produced Malaysian vehicle in history.
The Myvi, which was introduced in May 2005, was Malaysia’s No. 1 car model until the end of 2014. It continues to be among the top best-selling models in the country.
“So far, we have produced nearly one million Myvis since 2005. That milestone will be reached sometime this month,” said Perodua president and chief executive officer Datuk Aminar Rashid Salleh in a statement yesterday.
He said since 2006, the Myvi had been sold in countries such as Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Brunei, Singapore, the United Kingdom, Fiji and Nepal under under the Perodua brand.
Its biggest export market is Indonesia under the Daihatsu Sirion brand, with nearly 31,000 vehicles sold since 2007.
In total, Perodua has exported 35,400 Myvi/Sirion models since 2006 in these markets.
“We’re happy as well as humbled by the trust given by Malaysians to our brand. We will continue to offer our best in terms of value and services to all Malaysians,” said Aminar.