Cabanatuan City, Philippines, March 13, 2012 — Mazda Cabanatuan officially opens its 3S dealership facility along Maharlika Highway, Cabanatuan City, in an opening ceremony attended by Hon. Mayor Julius Cesar Vergara and Board Member Aurelio Umali. The new Mazda Cabanatuan marks the second showroom, parts and service facility to be launched under Berjaya Auto Philippines when it took over Mazda distribution as of January this year. Mazda Cabanatuan is also the second facility opened by the Laus Group – the first dealership is Mazda Dagupan opened in February 2012.
Mr. Levy Laus, Dealer Principal of Mazda Cabanatuan and Mazda Dagupan, Chairman and President of Laus Group, said “The Laus Group and Berjaya Auto Philippines share similar corporate culture and vision, in that we have diverse businesses, passion for automobiles, and at the same time companies that family oriented in culture. The opening of Mazda Cabanatuan is a powerful outcome of that shared goal and values – the value of serving the customer and community of Cabanatuan City and its vicinity”.
“We are delighted with continuing support and investment from the Laus Group in the Mazda brand. We appreciate MrLaus and his company’s belief that Berjaya Auto Philippines will grow the Mazda business in the Philippines as we have in Malaysia.” said Mr. Steven Tan, Chief Executive Officer, Berjaya Auto Philippines.
Berjaya Auto Philippines Inc. (BAP)is the new exclusive importer and distributor of Mazda automotive products in the Philippines. BAP imports and distributes Mazda2 subcompact, Mazda3 compact, Mazda6 executive sedan, CX5 compact SUV, CX9 large SUV, BT50 pickup and the iconic roadster MX5 in the Philippines through 11 dealerships throughout the country.