After a much publicized cancellation of the 2009 edition, the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) announced that the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) is pretty much set to go as scheduled on 3 – 12 December 2010 at the Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
For this edition, MAA aims to bring some 330,000 people through the exhibition’s gates with a targeted 200 exhibitors set to occupy the 30,000 square metres of available exhibition space.
“We are truly excited as preparations for the show are moving forward. With strong signals that the global economy is making a positive turn about, this is clearly reflected in the interest shown by car brands in increasing the space size of their exhibition area and the influx of car makers wanting to participate this December,” said Datuk Aishah Ahmad, President of MAA and Chairman of KLIMS’10 Organising Committee.
“We believe that KLIMS’10 will be a great platform for automakers to showcase their exciting new models as we aim to put on a fantastic show for all motoring fans, and we are confident that more exhibitors joining in, to showcase their product designs and technological ingenuity,” added Datuk Aishah.
Carmakers who have thus far confirmed their participation for KLIMS 2010, according to MAA, include Chery, Daihatsu, Nissan, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, UD Trucks, Peugeot, Kia, Perodua, Proton, Toyota and Weststar Maxus.
The official theme for KLIMS 2010 is “WE CARE”, with CARE being the acronym for Commitment, Advancement, Reliability and Environment.