Assembly and Manufacturing
Assembly and Manufacturing Tan Chong Motor Assemblies Sdn Bhd (TCMA), a subsidiary of TCMH, is an assembly company for Nissan and Subaru passenger vehicles as well as commercial brands like UD Trucks and Foton commercial vehicles in Malaysia.

TCMA began its production operation in 1976 with its first assembly plant in Segambut, Kuala Lumpur and subsequently a second assembly plant in Serendah, Selangor in 2007. The Group expanded its automotive footprint by venturing into Indochina region with an assembly plant in Da Nang, Vietnam in 2013 followed by another plant in Bago, Myanmar which was completed in 2019.
In 2018, the 2nd assembly plant in Vietnam for commercial vehicles was launched in Da Nang. These assembly plants in Vietnam and Myanmar are strategic investments to strengthen TCMH’s foothold in the ASEAN region to be a regional automotive company.

Today, with almost 50 years in operation, TCMA has produced over a million vehicles of various makes which included passenger and commercial vehicles of Nissan, Subaru, UD Trucks, Foton, King Long, TQ and JMC.

TCMA via its related company, TCM Stamping Products Sdn Bhd (TCMSP) manufactures metal stamped parts, sale of automotive and modules parts for both automotive and non-automotive industry such as fuel tanks, car doors, bonnets and more.

TCMA’s expertise in contract assembly for many brands and its strong and reliable partnership approach in doing business provide both business partners and customers with a peace of mind by delivering finished products that conform to the high quality standard demands of each brand and meeting the expectations and satisfaction of customers.

Truckquip Sdn. Bhd. (TQ), a subsidiary of TCMH, is a Bus Bodybuilding and Contract Assembly Company for commercial brands like Volvo Trucks (Sweden), Volvo Buses (Sweden) and King Long Buses (China) based in Malaysia.

TQ was established in 1984 as an engineering company within the group, providing technical support internally as well as trading in spare parts. TQ subsequently shifted focus and began production operations in 2013 with its first plant in Seri Kembangan, Selangor. Since then, TQ has exported bus products to various countries such as Myanmar, Thailand, Brunei, Singapore and even Hong Kong.

Today, with 10 years in manufacturing operations, TQ has assembled more than 3,000 units of trucks and manufactured over 500 units of buses in various configurations on top of well-known bus chassis brands such as Volvo Buses, Scania, Kinglong and more.

TQ’s expertise in contract assembly for many brands over the years and its strong and reliable partnership approach in doing business provide both business partners and customers with peace of mind by delivering finished products that conform to the high quality standard demands of each brand and meet the expectations and satisfaction of customers.

TCIE Vietnam Pte. Ltd. (TCIEV), a subsidiary of TCMH, was inaugurated in June 2013 as Tan Chong Motor Group’s first overseas vehicle assembly plant.

The plant started production in June 2013 with the Nissan Sunny CKD Sedan model.

Subsequently, the second CKD SUV model of the Nissan X-Trail was launched in 2016, followed by the third CKD model of the Nissan Sunny MC Sedan model in 2018.

Following the Group's sustainable investment scheme in Vietnam, TCIEV has embarked on its second phase plant expansion project from 2018 through the year 2020, which involved body shop expansion, paint shop facilities upgrade, assembly shop conveyor upgrade, PDI/VDC building expansion and a new logistics centre. With the expansion, TCIEV has significantly increased and upgraded its production capacity, efficiency and technologies to cater to current and future brands of model assembly programmes.

In 2023, the plant commenced production of TCMH’s own brand, TQ Wuling N300P light commercial pick-up truck. The light truck is offered in four variants, namely chassis frame, carrier, canopy and cargo box.

TCIEV obtained its Quality Management System ISO 9001 certification in 2015 and its Environmental Management System ISO 14001 certification since 2018 as an automobile manufacturer and assembler producing high-quality products with a commitment to pollution prevention, environmental conservation and social sustainability through maintenance and continuous improvement.

TC Motor Vietnam Co., Ltd. (TCMV), a subsidiary of TCMH previously known as Tanda Motor Co., Ltd. was initially granted an Investment Certificate by the Da Nang Industrial and Export Processing Zones Authority (DIEPZA) on 15 December 2006. It was a joint-venture company between TCIE (Labuan) Pty. Ltd. (Malaysia), Tan Chong Industrial Machinery Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) and Da Nang Automobile Mechanical and Electrical Equipment Company (DAMECO).

Subsequently, the plant started production to produce FAW bus in 2007.

On 26 March 2016, the ground-breaking event for the new plant was held and its construction was completed on 30 May 2018.

TCMV was granted exclusive right for the assembly and distribution of King Long model XMQ6829Y 8-meter bus in Vietnam by Xiamen King Long United Automotive Industry on 10 January 2018 and subsequently, within the same year, the plant started production with the first unit rolled out on 12 March 2020.

In 2021, TCMV was appointed as the SAIC GM Wuling Automobile Co., Ltd. (SGMW) exclusive importer and distributor of Wuling CBU vehicles, after-sales service and spare parts for light commercial vehicles. Subsequently, within the same year, TCMV started the importation of the N111P 1.2L Light truck, N300P 1.5L Pick-up truck, and N300L 1.5L Van, which were launched on 11 July 2021.

TCMV has obtained its Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 certification since 2021 as an automobile manufacturer and assembler producing high-quality products.

In 2023, TCMV embarked on its tractor business since Vietnam is an agriculture-intensive country in which the demand for agriculture produce is growing strongly with a large population and an expanding export market.

Established in 1992, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TCMH, TC Auto Tooling Sdn. Bhd. (TCAT) is an ISO9001:2015 certified company since June 2005. Having started in the design and production of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) alarm systems for Nissan vehicles in Malaysia, TCAT has now ventured into OEM navigators and entertainment systems, vehicle safety and security systems and other accessories such as electrical power tailgate, horn, wire harness and more.

With over 30 years of knowledge and experience in the development of automotive, TCAT’s product range covers various car brands and models locally as well as Indochina for OEM, Pre-delivery Inspection (PDI) and aftermarket level. It has the capability and is committed to satisfying and delighting customers by providing high quality engineered products and support with an ever-improving mindset.