12 November, 2019
In collaboration with Rumah Zakat realizing concern in the Indonesian health sector
Tangerang Selatan, 12 November 2019 – Wuling Motors (Wuling) today handed over 5 (five) units of Confero which are operated as ambulances and mobile clinic to Rumah Zakat at Wuling Arista Bintaro, South Tangerang. The event entitled ‘Handover Ceremony CSR Wuling Motors – Rumah Zakat’ is the official beginning of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program in the field of health for Indonesian people.
“Coinciding with the National Health Day, we are actually manifesting corporate social care and affirming our commitment to Indonesia, which is contributing to the health sector through a program with Rumah Zakat. We hope this activity can make it easier for the community to get access to affordable health facilities, which synergize with the spirit of Drive For A Better Life,” explained Xu Feiyun as President Director of Wuling Motors.
Wuling donated 4 (four) units of Confero as ambulances serving in three regions, namely 1 (one) unit in East Jakarta, 1 (one) unit in Cikarang, and 2 (two) units in Yogyakarta. Then, 1 (one) other Confero unit operates as a mobile clinic in Bogor. Furthermore, Rumah Zakat’s local representatives will operate the unit to provide health assistance to communities in these various areas.
Regarding the specifications of the Confero unit used, it has a spacious cabin and is powered by a 1,500cc engine with 107 HP at 5,800 rpm and a maximum torque of 142 Nm at 3,800-4,400 rpm. The competency is combined with a five-speed manual transmission. All donated Confero units have been adjusted so that they have facilities such as a fixed central gas system, companion seating, medical equipment compartments, sliding infuse, anti-bacterial flooring, LED flashlights, fire extinguishers, adjustable examination lights, adjustable spotlight lighting, and ambulance stretchers.
Rumah Zakat also welcomed positively the initiative carried out by Wuling. This philanthropic institution, which was founded in 1998, is committed to keep empowering the community through four pillars, one of which is health, so that it is in line with Wuling’s CSR program.
“Collaboration with Wuling is a new step to improve the services of ambulance and mobile clinic. With the operation of Wuling Confero, it can accommodate the people’s need for health facilities, especially in those four areas,” added Nur Effendi as CEO of Rumah Zakat.
About Wuling Motors
PT SGMW Motor Indonesia (Wuling Motors) was officially established in Indonesia in July 2017. The company’s long-term commitment is demonstrated through the inauguration of its 60-hectare factory and Supplier Park in Cikarang, West Java. The first product from Wuling Motors, the Confero series launched in August 2017, has been awarded as the Indonesian Car of the Year (ICOTY) 2017 in the small MPV category, ICOTY 2018 the Best Value for Money category by Mobilmotor Magazine, and the AUTOMOTIVE Rookie of the Year version AWARD 2018. Then, the second product, Cortez which was debuted in February 2018 won the title of Best Medium MPV at ICOTY 2018 by Mobilmotor Magazine and Best of Medium MPV Gasoline version AUTOMOTIVE AWARD 2019. Wuling Motors also presented its first Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) product through Formo which was introduced in November 2018. Wuling’s fourth product, 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, the 2019 Carvaganza Editors’ Choice Award and FORWOT Car of the Year 2019. Wuling Motors is committed to continuing to deliver products and services that are suitable to the needs of the Indonesian people.
About Rumah Zakat
Rumah Zakat is a philanthropic institution that manages zakat, donations, infaq, and other social funds through community empowerment programs. The empowerment program is realized through four main groups namely Smiles Champion (education), Healthy Smiles (health), Independent Smiles (economic empowerment), and Sustainable Smiles (environmental sustainability initiatives). Having a vision to become an international philanthropic institution based on professional empowerment and a mission to play an active role in building an international philanthropic network, facilitating community independence, and optimizing all aspects of resources through human excellence. Rumah Zakat carries the value of Trusted (doing business professionally, transparently, and reliably), Progressive (always daring to innovate and educate to get more benefits), and Humanitarian (facilitating all humanitarian efforts with sincerity universally in all humanity).