Newsn Automotive Possible Toyota Voxy Can Be Assembled Locally Like NAV1

Toyota Voxy is a substitute for NAV1 in Indonesia's automotive market. Regarding the status of the unit, still import intact alias completely build-up (CBU) from its home country, Japan.

Unlike the NAV1 assembled locally at PT Sugity Creatives factory in Cibitung, Bekasi, West Java. However, the assembly has been discontinued since late 2016, and replaced by Voxy.

In contrast to NAV1, Voxy is much more interesting to the public. Since first launched in August 2017, has ordered thousands of units and prospective buyers had to wait up to seven months.

Seeing such positive sales interest, is it possible that the boxy MPV is assembled locally as well?

"Chances are always there. We've talked about that, but there's no more, "said Warih Andang Tjahjono, President Director of Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN) when talking with KompasOtomotif recently in South Jakarta.

According to Warih, TMMIN must first see whether the sale of medium MPV with sliding doors is consistent as it is today or it is declining. If the condition continues like this local assembled potential is large enough.

Because if the sale is little for what we have to raft again in Indonesia. Imports alone is enough, but we continue to learn, "said Warih.

Information This Detail is Complete All-New Rush Toyota

Rush's new model is totally changed from before. The dimensions are longer, the weight increases, the cabin space extends, uses a new engine, not a 5-passenger version, and more secure with the addition of safety features.

The choice of All-New Rush variants is now simpler because there are only two variants, namely G and TRD Sportivo, each available 5-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic. In previous models, Rush has three variants, G, S TRD Sportivo, and S TRD Sportivo Ultimo which each also available 5-speed manual transmission and 4-speed automatic.

The latest Rush is designed using the same Grand New Avanza platform as the Great New Daihatsu Xenia. All-New Rush wheelbase size is the same with both models and does not change from the old Rush model, which is 2.685 m.

All-New Rush length dimensions are 4.435 m, width 1.695 m, and height 1.705 m. Size All-New Rush 23cm longer than the previous model when the body counted to the body without a spare tire. Toyota Astra Motor (TAM) claims the width and height of the All-New Rush is unchanged from the previous model.

Positive impact of the elongated body to make the cabin space increased by 17 cm with the volume of baggage that goes bigger. While the weight of All-New Rush and previous models increased 80 kg when compared to the highest specification variant.

Without konde alias spare tire on the back door to make his appearance is now becoming more climmy. Opens the back door now upwards, on the previous model sideways. All-New Rush spare tire is under the car, under the trunk.


Not just a platform, the All-New Rush is also carrying the Grand New Avanza engine, namely 2NR-VE, 1.5L, 4-cylinder inline, DOHC, Dual VVT-i tech. Power generated, 104 PS and 13.9 kgm of torque, is smaller than the 1.5L 3SZ-VE engine on the old model, which is 109 PS and 14.4 kgm.

Chief Engineer of All-New Rush Eiji Fujibayashi said, the outline of the new engine just like the Grand New Avanza, but has been tailored needs. One of them, 2NR-VE engine equipped Hill Start Assist (HSA).


All variants of the All-New Rush are equipped with LED lights, engine start-stop buttons, double blower AC, 7 inch head unit (USB, Bluetooth, iPhone / iPad connection, HDMI, Miracast), 6 speakers, reverse parking camera, black chrome grille , steering up and down arrangement, 6 air bags, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), integrated LED rear combination lamp, 7 seat belt safety indicator, Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Hill Start Assist (HAS), and Emergency Brake Signal (EBS).

In the highest variant, TRD Sportivo has all the features plus a two-tone dashboard with soft-touch material, audio and phone settings on the steering wheel, 17 inch rim (G 16-inch variant), auto air conditioner with digital display, power slot on all lines, body kit, smart entry, 8 speakers.

BMW 5 Series, Express Subscription and Car Company

Although BMW Indonesia declares its focus on personal use for Series 5, yet still, the purchase of fleet for the company or agency becomes the backbone of the sale of this business sedan.

Jodie O'Tania, Vice President of Corporate Communications at BMW Indonesia, acknowledged the purchase of corporate fleet into a backbone for Series 5. This is also supported by the BMW Bussiness Alliance program to meet the company's vehicle operational requirements, or transportation business.

"So this is a special service to cover those needs (corporate fleet). Problem comparison (the percentage of personal and fleet purchases) BMW is a premium brand, currently still focused (for) personal needs are used for everyday activities, "said Jodie (12/7/2017).

Nevertheless, Jodie also did not dismiss that trend from year to year, the use of BMW 5 Series for corporate leaders or car office of special institutions higher.

For example, diplomatic users, used for expatriates or ambassadors and Indonesian staff. Or it could be the officials of government agencies and company bosses. Is there a quantity count?

"That's enough. If the target talk, BMW corporate sales always reach the target, "said Jodie covering the number.

Exterior and Interior Sport utility vehicle SUV) (SUV) CX-5.

After kicked off the automotive market in March 2017, one by one "bullet" Mazda to fight in the country began to appear. This time the turn of his sport utility vehicle (SUV) CX-5.

For the Indonesian market, the CX-5 is imported directly from Japan, and will be officially unveiled at the 2017 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIAS) automotive exhibition. Compared to the previous, the second-generation CX-5's exterior look gets a new twist.

Called has a dynamic exterior design that has evolved from previous models. In terms of dimensions, the All-new CX-5 has a width of 1840 mm, with a distance between the front wheels of 1,595 mm.

While this Japanese SUV has a length of 4550 mm, or more 10mm from the previous model. "The effect, make the car slightly larger and affect the dimensions of the other, especially in the interior," said Bonar Damarjati Pakpahan, Product Planning Expert Eurokars Motor Indonesia (EMI), Tuesday (11/07/2017).

Both the CX-5 GT and the Elite variants are already equipped with LED lights with a more narrow design with optical-axis-adjustment auto-leveling technology, to adjust the height and low-fall lighting.

Accompanying the main lights, this car is also dilengapi with LED foglamp. Products that have been on display at the Geneva Motor Show 2017 and then, revised on the front grille, which as a whole is an evolution of the design language Mazda.

"The CX-5 has a simple but elegant profile, with a solid stance, where the transition between one car's surface and the other shows a beautiful, beautiful expression of light. Both variants are equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels new design, "said Bonar.

Domestic consumers can now have the latest six colors Mazda CX-5, such as Soul Red Crystal Metallic, Metallic Gray Machine, Black Mica Jet, Gray Mica Meteor, Sonic Silver Metallic, and Snow Flake White Pearl Mica.


The inside of the Mazda cabin is wrapped entirely with black shades, with some improvements from the older CX-5 models, making it more luxurious. This time the head unit display appears to be just sticking (not fused) with the dashboard, which is also a differentiator from the previous model.

"That this time the improvement is more to the detailed parts of the car cabin, and also to enhance the premium image, rather than the previous CX-5. Because the direction of the Mazda brand as a whole, "said Bonar.

The steering wheel has been pinned the buttons to operate the head unit (steering switch). Then there is another sunroof to add a luxurious impression on this new Mazda SUV. The position of the passenger seat and the driver (elite type) can be arranged electronically, even can be saved to the memory switch.

"Speaking intertiors, the second row seats have a 40-20-40 configuration, where in an upright state the volume is 442 liters. Meanwhile, if the plunge will increase to 1342 liters.