The 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show opened yesterday with industry leaders, car companies and brand custodians making a firm commitment towards greater care for the environment and the betterment of mankind in creating the car of the future.

The 8th KLIMS instalment was officiated by YB Dato’ Seri Kong Cho Ha, Minister of Transport at the Putra World Trade Centre. Themed ‘We Care’, KLIMS 2010 brings to the public one of the most elaborated showcases featuring green technology vehicles, concept cars and production models, underlining the pledge made by industry players for a greener and more sustainable motoring future.

Organized by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), KLIMS 2010 will run for a total 10 days from the 3rd to the 12th of December, with an admission fee of RM15 on weekdays and RM20 on weekends for adults and RM5 per entry for children on all days.

Attractions include three future generation Lotus sports cars which were only recently unveiled at the Paris Motor Show, a total of 6 concept cars showcased by well known and established car brands including Hyundai, Toyota, Mitsubitshi and Perodua, a 16-feet tall replica of Bumblebee, the well known yellow Chevy Camaro SS and character from the Hollowood blockbuster, and also from the Silver Screen, Gotham City’s Batman and Batmobile.

In promoting greater awareness for green motoring, one lucky visitor to KLIMS 2010 will also be driving home a brand new Toyota Prius hybrid vehicle. Among other prizes to be won includes a 3day/2night getaway and the choice of driving either a Chevrolet Captiva or riding a Harley Davidson to their dream vacation at a NAZA Hotel.

Children from 12 charity homes will be invited to KLIMS ’10 on the 8th of December, for a cheque presentation of RM5,000 to each of the homes by Datuk Aishah Ahmad, MAA President, in conjunction with KILM’10 Charity Day as part of the organizing committee’s contribution to Corporate Social Responsibility.

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