Premium automaker continues to increase the availability of charging infrastructure in the country for public use with three new BMW i Charging facilities in the Pearl of the Orient.
George Town and Seberang Jaya, 7th January 2022 – BMW Group Malaysia and Tian Siang Premium Auto added three new BMW i Charging facilities in Penang, namely at The Prestige Hotel in George Town and the Light Hotel in Seberang Jaya.
Hans de Visser, Managing Director of BMW Group Malaysia said, “We have been working closely with our network of dealers as well as key stakeholders leading up to the introduction of BMW i in 2015 to ensure the necessary charging infrastructures are in place for the acceleration of electromobility in the country. We at BMW believe that the Future is Electric, and it is a shared responsibility between all parties including our dealer partners such as Tian Siang Premium Auto to keep driving electrified mobility forward in Malaysia.”
Tan Ka Kin, Dealer Principal of Tian Siang Premium Auto added, “The three new BMW i Charging facilities are added to the ten existing facilities we introduced previously across Ipoh and Penang. As we continue to grow the charging infrastructure in these states, we look forward to strengthening the confidence in Electrified Mobility – to which we have seen progressively grow in the past few years.”
The General Manager of The Light Hotel, Raj Kumar, echoes the sentiments on the uptake of electric vehicles, adding that “there is no better time than now for our hotel to facilitate this lifestyle change for the current generation. By providing BMW i Charging facilities here, we hope to appeal to guests and future business prospects with a sustainable business practice that benefits the environment.”
Melvin Ooi, General Manager of The Prestige Hotel is also thrilled for the collaboration as it answers to a growing demand amongst their customers for charging infrastructure.
Tian Siang Premium Auto has previously introduced BMW i Charging facilities in Ipoh – namely at WEIL Hotel and the Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, and Penang – including Gurney Paragon Mall and Iconic Hotel. The initiative mirrors BMW Group Malaysia’s commitment to accelerate the adoption of electromobility in the country, which aligns with the country’s electrification goals for year 2022.