Wuling Almaz RS Wins The Best Innovation Award
6 August, 2021
Wuling’s Digital Smart Car wins award from Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Awards 2021
Jakarta, August 6th 2021 – Wuling Motors (Wuling) through its flagship SUV has yet again received a prestigious award. This time, Wuling Almaz RS won the title of The Best Innovation from Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Awards 2021 event which was broadcasted through Carvaganza’s Youtube channel and social media yesterday (5/8). The award, entitled ’10 Best Car of 2021’ was awarded based on objective and subjective reviews by OTO Media Group.
“We really appreciate The Best Innovation given by Carvaganza to Wuling Almaz RS. Since its launch in March, this digital smart car has received positive responses from various parties, including media partners, which has been manifested in the various achievements that have been achieved by Almaz RS to date. This award certainly encourages us to continue to present a variety of mobility innovations, not only in terms of products, but also in sales and after-sales services that are able to meet consumers’ needs to move towards a better life,” said Brian Gomgom as Media Relations of Wuling Motors.
In this 5th Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Awards, the assessment process considers various factors, namely handling stability, driving pleasure, body style beauty, quality and interior design, performance, comfort, features, and technology. The candidates are the recently launched cars in Indonesian market consisting of city cars, hatchback, sedan, SUV, MPV, Electric Vehicle, and sports cars, and were tested directly by OTO Media Group that oversees Carvaganza, through the period of January 2021 to May 2021.
Wuling Almaz RS ‘Drive Unlimited Way’ which was named as The Best Innovation from Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Awards 2021 is an SUV product line from Wuling that is equipped with a variety of the latest innovations, namely the Wuling Indonesian Command (WIND) and Wuling Interconnected Smart Ecosystem (WISE) consisting of Internet of Vehicle (IoV) and the Advanced Driving Assistant System (ADAS).
Internet of Vehicle (IoV) is a technology that connects users with vehicles through the MyWuling+ application and the vehicle’s head unit. Various features that can be controlled with the MyWuling+ application consist of Vehicle Positioning, Vehicle Remote Control, Geo-Fencing Security to Bluetooth Key. Meanwhile, users can access Online Navigation, Online Music, and Internet Messaging App via a head unit display supported by WIND. ADAS is also here to provide convenience and comfort while driving the Almaz RS which is divided into 4 categories, namely the Adaptive Cruise, Lane Recognition, Safe Distance & Braking Assistance, and Automatic Light with a total of 12 features.
This Wuling SUV also carries two-tone accents on the exterior of the pro variant, the dynamic design application that is visible through the integrated future eyes LED, futuristic grille to its dynamic tall design. A modern interior design is also present in Almaz RS, coupled with features such as wireless charging pad, built in air ionizer, a refreshed head unit look, along with additional buttons on the steering wheel that help users to activate various features.
Regarding other driving features, Almaz RS is accommodated by a panoramic sunroof, start-stop button, 360o Camera, Electric Parking Brake (EPB) and Auto Vehicle Holding (AVH), Traction Control System (TCS), Hill Hold Control (HHC) Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), Immobilizer, Front & Side Airbag to Emergency Stop Signal (ESS).
Almaz RS is also supported with by a 4-cylinder petrol engine with a 1,500cc turbocharged engine that produces a maximum power of 140 HP and 250 Nm of torque. This Vehicle relies on CVT transmission which makes gear shifting smooth and responsive.
About Wuling Motors
Wuling Motors was officially established in Indonesia in July 2017. The company’s long-term commitment is shown through the inauguration of a 60-hectare factory and Supplier Park in Cikarang, West Java. The first product from Wuling Motors, the Confero series which was launched in August 2017, has received the ICOTY 2017 award in the small MPV category, ICOTY 2018 in the Best Value for Money category by Mobilmotor Magazine, and the Rookie of The Year from OTOMOTIF AWARD 2018. Then, Cortez which debuted at February 2018 won the Best Medium MPB title at ICOTY 2018 by Mobilmotor Magazine , and Best Total Cost Ownership Medium MPV at the 2019 Gridoto Awards as well as the best of Medium MPV Gasoline version of the OTOMOTIF AWARD 2019 and 2020. Wuling motors also presents its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) product through Formo which was introduced in November 2018. Wuling’s fourth product, the Smart Technology SUV, Almaz, was launched in February 2019 and has won various awards. Starting from the 2019 Innovation Appreciation in the Technology category by Koran Sindo and Sindonews.com, Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Award 2019, FORWOT Car of The Year 2019, Car of The Year and Best Medium SUV from Gridoto Award 2019, the first title in Indonesia from TRAS N CO Indonesia and INFOBRAND.ID, as well as an award in the ‘The Best Innovation in Marketing’ category from the 2020 Marketing Awards. Wuling ALmaz RS which carries the concept of an intelligent digital car has also received the title Car of The Year 2021 and Best of HIGH SUV Gasoline from Tabloid Otomotif and TOP Innovation Choice Award 2021 from TRAS N CO Indonesia and INFOBRAND.ID. Wuling Motors is committed to continuing to provide products and services that meet the needs of the Indonesian people.