Selangor, 4 October 2021 – Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM) is set to expand its portfolio of vehicles following the appointment of ATM by Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd (JMC) as the official distributor of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck in Malaysia.
The collaboration between ATM and JMC was sealed after both parties signed the Vehicle Technology Licensing agreement on 1 July 2020 whereby JMC has granted ATM the sole right to manufacture, assemble and sell the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck and related parts and components in Malaysia. ATM also plans to offer the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 across 13 sales and service outlets nationwide.
“We are pleased to announce that after more than 12 months of hard work, Angka-Tan Motor, in collaboration with Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd, is ready to introduce an exciting contender in the popular pick-up segment. The stylish and technologically advanced JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck has proven its mettle in the Chinese market and we can’t wait to share this new product with pick-up fans across Malaysia,” enthused Tan Keng Meng, CEO Warisan TC Holdings Bhd.
“As a leading manufacturer and exporter of light commercial vehicles in China, we are thrilled to offer Malaysian consumers a versatile yet attractive pick-up truck engineered with the latest technologies. JMC has been standing as the second best-selling brand in the pickup segment in China for many consecutive years. We would like to congratulate Angka-Tan Motor’s appointment as the official distributor of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 and to also express our appreciation to Warisan TC for their support in making this a reality,” said Xiong Chunying, President of Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd.
Prices and detailed specifications of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 are expected be revealed within the month of October 2021. Customers can view the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 at ATM’s flagship showroom in Klang, Selangor and also place a booking at the nearest dealers or by calling 03-3359 6068. For more information, please visit www.jmcmalaysia.com and follow JMC Malaysia on https://www.facebook.com/jmcmalaysiaofficial.
Key specifications of the JMC Vigus Pro 4×4:
- 2.0L TDI 4-cylinder with VGT turbo diesel engine
- 141PS (3600rpm) and 340Nm (1500rpm to 2600rpm)
- 8-Speed ZF automatic with manual shift mode
- BorgWarner 4WD System with 2H, 4H and 4L modes
- Rear Differential Lock by Eaton
- Class-leading fuel economy at 7.8L/100km
- Rear-view camera
About Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd
Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM) is a subsidiary of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad, a publicly listed entity on Bursa Malaysia. As the authorised distributor of Foton trucks and prime movers in Malaysia since 2011, ATM has played a key role in the development of the commercial vehicle segment in the country.
With a nationwide sales channel and a service network offering dedicated mobile service and 24/7 Res-Q response, backed by the resources of Tan Chong Group and local production capabilities, ATM is poised for growth and expansion with the new collaboration with JMC.
About Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd
Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd (JMC) is a subsidiary of the Jiangling Group – an automobile R&D, manufacturing and sales company based in Nanchang, the capital city of Jiangxi Province. JMC is the sixth largest commercial vehicle brand in China and its vehicle line-up includes light passenger vehicles, light trucks, pick-ups, SUVs and new energy vehicles.
In 2020, JMC’s annual sales volume reached 331,100 units in China. In the first half of 2021, JMC leads the light passenger vehicle segment and is the second best-selling brand in the pick-up segment in China. JMC is also a major exporter of light commercial vehicles commercial vehicles and have won numerous industry awards for its design and innovative technology.