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GRAB A RIDE IN TESLA MODEL S 85 THIS WEEKEND

For the first time in Malaysia, Grab in partnership with GreenTech Malaysia is officially offering Grab users to experience the Tesla Model S 85!

Step into the future with Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading ride hailing app, because we have an exclusive treat for you this weekend.

For the first time in Malaysia, Grab in partnership with GreenTech Malaysia is officially offering Grab users to experience the Tesla Model S 85! This iconic EV accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed of 250 km/h. It has also been awarded a five-star safety rating!

“This is a huge milestone for us to be able to partner with Green Tech Malaysia and support their efforts to enhance awareness on the feasibility and benefits of EVs. And we are excited to offer our passengers this once-in-a-lifetime ride experience in the world’s best electric vehicle (EV), Tesla Model S 85. The Tesla Model S 85 is a bespoke state of the art car and represents the car of the future!” said Jaygan Fu, Country Head of Grab Malaysia.

Fu further added, “Therefore this partnership between Grab and Green Tech Malaysia demonstrates our shared vision of capitalising on innovation and technology to advance Malaysia’s transport options by encouraging a more environmentally friendly and sustainable model of vehicles.  Therefore, we fully support Green Tech Malaysia‘s efforts to enhance awareness on the feasibility and benefits of electric vehicles.”

Speaking on the partnership, Ir. Ahmad Hadri Haris, Group Chief Executive Officer of GreenTech Malaysia said, “In support of the Government’s vision to develop sustainable transportation for the country, GreenTech Malaysia has been promoting and raising awareness about the role of EVs to key decision makers and the general public. In this regard we are pleased that Grab, the leading ride-hailing platform in the region, is on board with us to support our EV movement.”

Beginning on Friday, Oct 14 to Sunday, Oct 16, 2016 from 10am to 6pm, Grab users can book a ride in the Tesla Model S 85 via the special icon for only RM15 per ride. In addition to that, as a surprise bonus, one of the cars will be driven by celebrity DJ J.J. Fernandez!

Here’s how users can enjoy a ride in world’s best-selling electric car*!

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Step 1: Download the Grab app from the Apple App Store and/or Google Play Store.
Step 2: Select “Tesla Model S” icon on Grab app.
Step 3: Key in the pick-up and drop-off location. Click Book Now.
Step 4: Enjoy the ride!

Available at selected areas** in Klang Valley, the ride is only applicable for GrabPay users, Grab’s cashless debit***/credit payment platform.

Of course, the only question remaining is why would anyone want a ride in this much talked about electronic car.

“The Tesla Model S is a fascinating take on the future of electric motoring…” – Auto Express

“… it’s clear that the Tesla Model S certainly delivers a highly credible steer… with a nicely futuristic touch… Practical, refined and, above all, desirable, the Model S is a triumph.” – AutoCar.

“The car is simply brilliant… amazing experience… you need to find someone who has a Tesla to experience it.” – Max Rosenblatt, youngest Tesla reviewer.

But don’t take their word for it, or ours.

Whether you are a car enthusiast or you want to roll up in style for your appointment this weekend, just book a ride and enjoy the phenomenal experience of the Tesla Model S 85!

For more details about the Tesla Model S promo, please visit http://grb.to/teslamodels.

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* Terms & Conditions apply.

** Selected locations are Bangsar, Sri Hartamas, Mont Kiara, Jalan Raja Chulan, Jalan Ampang, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Bandar Utama and Mutiara Damansara

*** For debit card users, please contact your bank to authorise your transaction.

 

About GreenTech Malaysia
Malaysian Green Technology Corporation or GreenTech Malaysia is an organisation under the purview of the Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water Malaysia (KeTTHA), charged with the development and promotion of green technology as a strategic engine for socio-economic growth in Malaysia.

About Grab

Grab is Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing platform. We solve critical transportation challenges and make transport freedom a reality for 620 million people in Southeast Asia. Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but has extended its product platform to include private car services (GrabCar), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch) and last mile delivery (GrabExpress). Grab is focused on pioneering new commuting alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on speed, safety and reliability. The Company currently offers services in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. For more information, please visit: http://www.grab.com.

 

Media Contacts:

Regina Robin (Grab)
regina.arumugam@grab.comSyuhida Silmi (GreenTech Malaysia)
syuhida@greentechmalaysia.my
Aghilan Ramachandran (SPRG)
aghilan.ramachandran@sprg.com.myLim Hwee Nee (Chimera Brand Relations)
hweenee@chimera.com.my

 

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