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Haima unveils new V70 Family MPV

PAMPANGA. The new Haima V70 Family MPV was officially unveiled to the public on Monday, January 20, 2020, at SM City Clark. The unveiling was led by (left to right) Haima Philippines General Manager and Executive Director Donald Calma, LausGroup COO Alfie Adriano, Haima Automobile International Corporation General Manager William Dong, LausGroup Director Teresa Laus, LGC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Lisset Laus-Velasco and LausGroup Executive Director Carissa Laus. (Charlene A. Cayabyab)

CLARK FREEPORT -- In celebration of its 10th year anniversary in the country, Haima Philippines officially unveiled its newest multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) -- the V70 Family.

The Haima V70 Family MPV was unveiled by Haima Automobile International Corporation general manager Williams Dong and Laus Group of Companies (LGC) chairman and chief executive officer Lisset Laus-Velasco at the SM City Clark Event Center on Monday, January 20, 2020.

Also present during the unveiling ceremonies were LGC matriarch Teresa Laus and her children, Carisa and Levy Adrian, Haima Philippines general manager and executive director Donald Calma, and other Haima and LGC officials.

According to Dong, the Haima V70 Family MPV will take family bonding to a whole new level given its comfortable space, elegant interiors and advanced technology, security and safety features such as seven leather ergonomic seats, flexible and larger space, and 23 storing spaces.

The Haima V70 Family MPV also features an eight-inch multimedia video entertainment system made cooler with an independent double-zone automatic constant temperature air conditioning. It features Bluetooth, music, video play, mobile phone interconnection for mobile navigation that is more intelligent and convenient.

The newest MPV is powered by a Euro 5 compliant 1.5T turbocharged engine, delivering 162 Horse Power at 5500 RPM, improved power, reduce fuel consumption, energy conservation and environmental protection.

The Haima V70 Family MPV starts at P749,000.

One decade

Haima came to the Philippines in 2010 through the efforts of Chairman and Founder Levy P. Laus.

In her speech during the anniversary celebration on Monday, Laus-Velasco recalled why her father chose to introduce Haima in the Philippines.

"Our father made an out-of-the-ordinary step in picking the car brand that would best embody the LausGroup, that is quality and customer satisfaction," she said, adding that her father knew that Haima was a promising brand to carry after thorough research and test driving.

A decade later, Haima Philippines now has 11 branches with LausAutoGroup as its official distributor in the country.

Haima International has recognized the LausGroup as its "best partner" from 2010 to date.

According to Dong, Haima has released about 10 models in the Philippine market with a total sales volume of more than 5,000 units.

In 2016, the Haima V70 has received the "MPV of the Year" award.

In the coming years, Dong said Haima is set to roll out more car models in the country.


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