Peugeot 3008 Wins Overall MAI Car Of The Year Award 2018!

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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.

Laurence Noel, CEO of Naza Automotive Manufacturing (second from left) and Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group CEO, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings Sdn Bhd (third from right) receiving the Car Of The Year 2018 Award from (from left to right) Dato’ Madani Sahari, CEO, Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI); YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia; YB Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Mr Yamin Vong, Chairman, Panel of Judges, Malaysia Car of the Year 2018
Lionel Faugeres (right), General Director, ASEAN Operations, Groupe PSA receiving the Compact Crossover Of The Year Category Award earlier in the evening

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.”

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