Samsung’s ‘What a Catch’ Offer
Him Electronics, the authorized distributor of Samsung in Nepal has launched a new campaign ‘Samsung What a Catch Full HD Quality Match’ targeting the cricket world cup season. With this offer, customers can get cash discount from Rs 7,500 to Rs 200,000 on purchase of Samsung TVs depending on the model of the TV and also get complementary Himstar Ujjyalo inverters, DishHome HD packages, Samsung Tab II and Samsung Note II mobile phones. The scheme has started from 13th February, 2015 and will continue till the 29th March, 2015.
Sipradi Unveils Tata Zest
Sipradi Trading, the authorized distributor of Tata vehicles for Nepal has launched its compact sedan Tata Zest in the market. Tata zest is available in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol version is available in four trims namely XE, XM, XMS and XT. Similarly, the diesel variant comes in five trims that are XE, XM, XMS, XMA and XT. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.2 litre turbo-charged Revotron engine that delivers a maximum power of 90 ps at 5,000 rpm and a peak torque of 140 Nm at 1750-3500 rpm. The engine can take the car to a top speed of 154 km/hour.
Likewise, the diesel version runs on 1.3 litre Quadrajet engine delivering maximum output of 90 ps at 4000 rpm and a continuous flat torque of 200 Nm at 1750-3000 rpm. The top speed of the diesel variant is 158 km/hour. The price of the petrol variant starts from Rs 2,495,000 and the diesel one starts at Rs 3,075,000 million.
Ncell’s New Offers
Ncell has lowered call tariffs to China, Hong Kong and South Korea. Under the new tariff, Ncell customers can now make calls to China, Hong Kong and South Korea at Rs 3.99 per minute, excluding taxes. Previously, call rate to these destinations were Rs 6 per minute, excluding the taxes. The new tariff has come into effect from February 18, 2015 and is applicable for all Ncell prepaid and post-paid customers throughout Nepal. Similarly, Ncell has also launched a new campaign titled ‘Ek Ko Dui Offer’, under which Ncell customers buying any of its daily data pack will now get extra data pack of same size for free. The offer has started from February 19, 2015 and all Ncell prepaid and post-paid customers can enjoy its benefits by activating the offer, which is free of charges. Customers can activate the offer by dialling *17123# for the activation.
SimTV Begins Operations
Simple Media Network Pvt Ltd (SimTV) has formally started its operation. With its commencement, the company has also started the free distribution of Set-top boxes and optical fibres to its subscribers. According to the company, its customers will be able to enjoy HD and SD channels provided by fibre optic cable. The company will also help local cable operators to modernize their network to meet the new standards of digital transmission. The company will be partnering with local cable operators to deploy and expand such network. The customers will be served through local cable operators; and the operators will receive digital signals, set-top boxes and other equipments from SimTV.
HH Bajaj Upgrades its Gaighat Showroom
Hansraj Hulaschand Pvt Ltd, the sole distributor for Bajaj bikes in Nepal has updated its official showroom in Gaighat to provide Sales, Service and Spare parts. According to the company, Kalika Auto Link showroom of Gaighat was initially established with the provision of sales. As the provision of service and spare were needed to match the demand of sales, the showroom is upgraded to provide all three services. The upgraded showroom was inaugurated by Deputy General Manager of HH Bajaj Chiranjibi Shah. “We have always been committed to providing the best service to our customers and we are ready to help our showrooms in any way we can for the same,” said Shah on the inaugural event.
Mahindra’s New Showroom in Banepa
Shrestha Auto Concern, the authorized dealer of Agni Incorporated Pvt Ltd for Mahindra Utility Vehicles and Pick-Ups has opened its new showroom with after sales service facility in Banepa. According to the company, the new showroom will not only focus on selling Mahindra four wheelers but also provide a unique shopping experience to its customers. The recently launched new-generation Mahindra Scorpio is the main attraction of the showroom which will be showcasing other Mahindra vehicles like Mahindra XUV 500 and Mahindra Quanto along with Mahindra Pick-Up range.
GO Ford Awards Winner
GO Ford has awarded a Ford Ecosport to the winner of its ‘Ford Fantastic Offer’. The offer was launched in September 2014 during Dashain and Tihar. Under the offer, all the customers who bought a Ford between September to November 2014 were eligible to win a Ford Ecosport. The offer was applicable to buyers of all Ford models and variants throughout Nepal. The winner was selected by drawing out the coupon with the name, contact details and vehicle details of the winner.
CG Automobile Launches Suzuki Ciaz
CG Automobile, the authorized distributor of Suzuki cars in Nepal has launched Suzuki Ciaz in the market. Suzuki Ciaz comes with a 1373 cc engine that is mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. The car is equipped with features like Camera Assisted Reverse Parking, Keyless Push Start System, Smart Key, Personal Reading Lamps, and Rear Sunshade. According to the company, the petrol variant of Ciaz with K14VVT engine has fuel efficiency of 20.73 kmpl which is the best amongst the sedans of its class. Further, the Ciaz has safety features like dual airbags and ABD with EBD, and the car is built on Suzuki’s Total Effective Control Technology (S-TECT) concept. The price fo the car starts from Rs 3,299,000.
MAW Earthmovers’ New Branch in Janakpur
MAW Earthmovers Pvt Ltd, the sole distributors of JCB construction and heavy equipment has opened a new branch in Mujeliya, Janakpur. According to the company, the new branch will provide (3S) sales, service and spares to its customers. The branch was jointly inaugurated by President of Federation of Nepal Brick Industries, Dhanusha Binaya Kumar Yadav and President of Contractor Association, Dhanusha Bibekananda Mishra. With the addition of this branch, JCB-MAW will now be providing 3S facility from nine branches. JCB-MAW currently has branches in Kathmandu, Birgunj, Itahari, Pokhara, Butwal, Dhangadi, Dang and Chitwan.
VG Suzuki’s EMI Scheme
VG Automobiles Pvt Ltd, the authorized importer and distributor of Suzuki motorbikes for Nepal has come up with an EMI scheme for all its Suzuki Two Wheelers. The Bike of the year 2015 winner Suzuki Gixxer is available at a down payment of Rs 47356 and EMI of Rs 6571. Similarly, Suzuki Lets scooter is available at a down payment of Rs 8999 and EMI of Rs 5404. The same scheme is applicable to all other Suzuki two-wheelers. The monthly instalment for Suzuki Slingshot (SCD), Slingshot (SEU), GS150R, Hayate and Swish125 is Rs 5404, Rs 5266, Rs 6826, Rs 4850 and Rs 5231 respectively. All these models have a down payment of Rs 25000.
IME Automotives Launch Escorts Construction Equipments
IME Automotives, the automobile trading subsidiary of IME Group has launched Escorts Construction Equipments in Nepal. The company has opened an Escorts heavy construction equipment showroom in Gongabu on 16th February 2015. The showroom will have Escorts Construction Equipments like Backhoe loaders, Cranes, Compactors, and Forklifts on display.
Anna Business Group Launches Vespa
Anna Business Group has launched Vespa LT 3V, a 125 cc scooter in the market. The scooter is manufactured by Italian company Piaggio and C SpA. According to Anna Business Group, the scooter is targeted to the Vespa aficionados, and the scooter comes with new technology and new aesthetics. The scooter comes with safety side-stand and anti-start system.
Skoda Rapid at 0% Interest
MAW Enterprises, the sole authorized distributor of Skoda in Nepal has introduced a limited period offer under which customers can buy new 2015 model Skoda Rapid 0% interest rate for a period of 18 months after purchase. The down payment amount for the scheme is Rs 850,000. The company has also opened the bookings for the new facelift version of Rapid.
STC Becomes Authorized Distributor of Idemitsu Lube
Syakar Trading Pvt Ltd (STC), the authorized distributor of Honda for Nepal, is appointed as the authorized distributor for Genuine Engine Oil. The oil is manufactured at Idemitsu Lube India P Ltd (ILIN), 100% subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan Co Japan. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the two parties in an event at Jyoti Bhawan. The MoU was signed by the Managing Director of ILIN Takeyoshi Miki and Chairman of STC Saurabh Jyoti regarding the appointment. “There are different kinds of lubes to choose from and the lube approved by Honda, Japan itself will be successful in increasing Honda's customer satisfaction,” said Jyoti.
Dish Home Adds HD Sports Channels
Dish Home has added Star Sports HD 1 and Star Sports HD 2 in its channel lineup. According to the company, these channels will allow its customers to watch ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in High Definition. The company has also informed that these HD channels are exclusively available in Dish Home and no other service provider provides these channels. Similarly, Dish Home has also launched a new consumer scheme titled ‘All-Rounder Offer’. Under this scheme, customers purchasing High Definition connection will get a discount of Rs 2000, and they can get the connection for only Rs 3999 instead of Rs 5999. Similarly Customers who purchase Standard Definition connection will get discount of Rs 500 and have to pay Rs 3499 instead of Rs 3999. The scheme has come into effect from 13th February 2014.
CG’s Exclusive Brandshop in Boudha
CG Electronics Pvt Ltd, the authorized distributor for LG brand in Nepal has opened its Exclusive Brandshop New Shyam Electronics at Boudha, Kathmandu. The Brandshop was inaugurated by Managing Director of LG Electronics Inc Singapore, Scott Jung in the presence of senior executives from CG Electronics. According to the company, the Brandshop is opened to meet the challenges of an increasingly mature retail environment in the country. The new shop will showcase all categories of LG’s products of home entertainment, home appliances and mobile handsets. The company claims that the Brandshop has been designed to allow customers to shop in comfort even during peak seasons such as festivals and other events.
John Players’ New Outlet
John Players has opened its new Exclusive Branded Outlet at Manbhawan, Lalitpur. According to the company, the store provides a complete wardrobe solution for men who strive for comfort with style. John Players collection has a wide range of formal and casual and party wear for men for all occasions. Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd already has John Players Exclusive Branded Outlets at Bluebird Mall, Civil Mall and City Center.
Firescue Extinguisher Launched
Fire Rescue Service Pvt Ltd has launched Firescue, a new Japanese fire extinguisher in the market. According to the company, it is an easy to use and impactful tool against fire that minimizes the risk of fire in shops, offices, banks, hospitals, schools and even vehicles. The company has also claimed that Nepal is the first country in South Asia to get this new fire extinguishing technology.