The hall erupted when the announcement was made. Having initially won the “Compact Crossover” category earlier, this European Car of the Year 2017, the Peugeot 3008 SUV, emerged as the overall Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) Car of the Year 2018 at the awards ceremony that gathered the automotive industry’s crème de la crème, held at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group CEO, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings who received the award said, “It is a great honour for Peugeot Malaysia to receive this coveted award as it stands as a testament to the Peugeot 3008 SUV’s enduring popularity. Being a celebrated SUV the world over, the Peugeot 3008 SUV received more than 60 international awards and accolades so far and with 430,000 units sold worldwide. The Peugeot 3008 SUV proved its mettle in Malaysia as our best-selling model in the country, and we will continue to offer best quality products to the market.”