History of Tan Chong


The beginning of Tan Chong Motor


Incorporation of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (“TCMH”) in Malaysia


TCMH listed on the then Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (now known as Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad)


Segambut assembly plant in Selangor, Malaysia commenced operations


Segambut assembly plant, the first motor assembly plant in Southeast Asia to be accredited with ISO 9002:1987 (Quality Systems) certification


Signing of a master agreement with Renault s.a.s for manufacturing, marketing and servicing of Renault cars in Malaysia

  • E-Garage, the first overseas after-sales service centre was launched in Cambodia

  • Ground breaking ceremony for the new plant at Serendah, Selangor, Malaysia

Serendah assembly plant started production and rolled out its first model, Nissan Latio


Serendah assembly plant received ISO 14001:2008 (Environmental Management Systems) and ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) certifications

  • Ground breaking ceremony for the Group’s first overseas vehicle assembly plant, TCIE Vietnam Pte. Ltd. (“TCIEV”) in Da Nang, Vietnam

  • Appointed as the sole and exclusive distributor for Nissan vehicles in Cambodia and Laos
  • Opening of TCIEV assembly plant in Da Nang, Vietnam

  • Appointed as the sole and exclusive distributor for Nissan Completely Built-Up (“CBU”) vehicles in Myanmar
  • Opening of Nissan showrooms in Myanmar and Laos
  • Established the first 3S Centre in Yangon, Myanmar
  • Establishment of Regional Office and International Procurement Centre in Thailand
  • Appointed as the sole and exclusive distributor for the locally assembled Nissan vehicles in Myanmar
  • Both Truckquip Sdn. Bhd. (“TQ”) and TCIEV received ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management Systems) certification

Signing of Land Lease Agreement with Bago Regional Government of Myanmar


  • The Group celebrated its 60th Anniversary

  • Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn. Bhd. achieved its first 1,000,000 production milestone for Nissan vehicles from 1976 to 2016
  • Assembly plant in Yangon, Myanmar commenced operations
  • Sole and exclusive rights to distribute King Long coaches and buses in Malaysia
  • Sole and exclusive rights to distribute King Long coaches in Vietnam
  • TCIEV received ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) certification

Full-fledge assembly plant in Bago, Myanmar commenced operation



Renault launched Malaysia’s first E-Store by offering a holistic digital car buying and subscription experience



Appointed to develop a 20-Megawatt solar plant under the Large-Scale Solar  Photovoltaic (“LSSPV”) Cycle 4 in Serendah, Malaysia


  • GoInsuran won the General Insurance Category (Digital) in Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2022

  • Extreme Market Place Sdn. Bhd. officially launched AUTOPLUS, offering a wide range of high-quality aftermarket automotive parts

  • TQ received ISO 14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems) certification
  • TC Motor Vietnam Co., Ltd. received ISO 9001:2014 (Quality Management Systems) certification
  • The Group received the Energy Transition Forerunner Enterprises Award at the Energy Box Second Solar Energy Storage Future Malaysia 2023 Forum
  • Upgraded the 3S Flagship Store in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia with the latest Nissan Retail Concept

  • Tan Chong & Sons Motor Company Sdn. Bhd. received recognition for the Outstanding Performance in the Nissan Global Award 2023 Program

First Floating LSSPV plant in Serendah, Selangor commenced operations


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