BMW Premium Selection Warranty with Allianz
Press Release | 2019.09.05

BMW Group Thailand Enhances Peace of Mind for BMW Premium Selection Customers with Top-Quality Warranty

Joins forces with Allianz Group for a worry-free warranty and maintenance program to ensure ongoing pleasure

 

Photograph shows (from left to right)
1. Khun Tivakorn Kanjanakit, Director and Chief Business Officer, Allianz Ayudhya General Insurance Public Company Limited
2. Mr. Stephen Watkins, Chief Executive Officer, AWP Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
3. Mr. Alexander Baraka, President, BMW Group Thailand
4. Mr. Björn Antonsson, Chief Executive Officer, BMW Financial Services Thailand
5. Mr. Galdric Donnezan, Sales and Marketing Director, BMW Thailand

 

Bangkok. BMW Group Thailand offers unparalleled confidence for BMW Premium Selection customers with certified used cars that come with a warranty from Allianz Group. The warranty covers a minimum of 24 months1  warranty to guarantee total peace of mind.

 

Mr. Alexander Baraka, President, BMW Group Thailand said: “Customers can be certain that every BMW Premium Selection certified used car, with a maximum age of 6 years from the starting date of the warranty coverage or no more than 150,000 km. on the clock, has undergone extensive 360-degree visual and technical inspections to ensure that it meets the strict worldwide manufacturer used car standards, thus assuring the very highest levels of quality, reliability and value for customers. The warranty from Allianz Group strengthens our commitment in offering customers a premium experience and extends our quality service plus high product standards to the used car business as we believe that there is massive potential in the premium used car market in Thailand. The BMW Premium Selection programme definitely makes BMW cars more accessible to prospective customers, making it the best pick in terms of value, quality and service amongst the vast range of offers in the used car market.”

 

Mr. Stephen Watkins, CEO, AWP Services (Thailand) Co., Ltd. said: “Allianz Partners (AzP) is the world's largest Assistance and Travel Insurance Group. Since being founded in year 2000, AWP Services Thailand has grown to become a clear leader in the Roadside Assistance field and has also established a strong market position in insurance related fields. As the world‘s leading assistance company, helping is in our DNA. With the BMW Premium Selection programme, we are pleased to provide premium services to all BMW certified used car customers as well as ensuring top insurance quality to further enhance the used car market together with BMW Group Thailand in the coming period.”

 

The BMW Premium Selection warranty with Allianz Group covers both mechanical and electrical components including BMW genuine parts and service. Other BMW Premium Selection’s services include trade-in offer plus financial and leasing offers that give customers 0% down payment on selected BMW Premium Selection cars with 2% *installments on the vehicle price with 12- to 60-month payment terms.

 

For more information, please visit BMW Premium Selection at 12 BMW authorized dealers including Millennium Auto Rama 4, Millennium Auto Ladprao, Millennium Auto Rama 3, Millennium Auto Ubon Ratchathani, Millennium Auto Hat Yai, Millennium Auto Phuket, Barcelona Motor Vibhavadi, Barcelona Motor Bangkae, BMW Europa Motor Ratchapruek, Amorn Prestige Ratchadapisek, Sky Autohaus Khon Kaen and Nithiboon Phitsanulok or go to https://usedcar.bmw.co.th/.

 

1Customers have option to extend by one more year at the time of purchasing.

*Based on calculation from 48 month with balloon at 20%

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The BMW Group

With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 31 production and assembly facilities in 15 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.

 

In 2018, the BMW Group sold over 2,490,000 passenger vehicles and more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.678 billion. As of 31 December 2017, the BMW Group had a workforce of 129,932 employees.

 

The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.

 

BMW Group Thailand

BMW Group Thailand, a subsidiary of BMW AG, Germany, was established on the 3rd October 1998. The three entities of BMW Group Thailand are BMW (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for wholesales & marketing of BMW Group products, BMW Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for BMW and BMW Motorrad local production, and BMW Leasing (Thailand) Co., Ltd. with responsibility for financial services offerings to both wholesale and retail customers.

 

In 2018, BMW Group Thailand reached new all-time highs with 12,036 BMW deliveries, representing a 20% increase year-on-year and the highest growth rate across BMW’s global networks for the second consecutive year. The sales of BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEV) also achieved a record-high growth rate of 122% in Thailand over the past year. While MINI and BMW Motorrad also achieved the new record in sales with 1,051 vehicles MINI deliveries (growing sales by 4% year-on-year) and 2,154 BMW Motorcycles deliveries (growing sales by 8% year-on-year).

 

On the production side, the BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand plant was founded on BMW Group’s strong belief in the growth potential of Asian markets and Thailand in particular with its unique location, strong manufacturing base, and ready supply of skilled automotive labor, being an automotive hub for ASEAN. On-going investment has been put into the expansion of plant Rayong in terms of assembling processes, aiming to meet growing customer demand. In addition, with approximately 4 billion Thai Baht representing the amount of annual purchasing in Thailand, the BMW Global Purchasing office has been established in Thailand. This is to source various components from local suppliers in Thailand and the broader ASEAN region, in order to supply the entire BMW production network of 31 production and assembly facilities, located in 15 countries worldwide.

 

BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand produces the following 13 models: BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo, BMW 5 Series, BMW 7 Series, BMW X1, and BMW X3. For BMW Motorrad, the BMW F 750 GS, BMW F 850 GS, BMW F 850 GS Adventure, BMW R 1250 GS, BMW R 1250 GS Adventure, BMW S 1000 R, BMW S 1000 RR and BMW S 1000 XR are also locally assembled at the plant. In addition, BMW Group Manufacturing Thailand now assembles two BMW plug-in hybrid models; BMW 530e and BMW 740Le.

 

For further information, please contact:
BMW Group Thailand
1-800-269-269

www.bmw.co.th
www.mini.co.th
www.bmw-motorrad.co.th

 

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