KUALA LUMPUR, 17 SEPTEMBER 2020: Southeast Asia’s largest online used car trading platform, Carsome entered the e-commerce space to sell used cars online through a collaboration with Malaysia’s no. 1 e-commerce platform, Shopee.
Consumers are now able to purchase an exclusive premium selection of used cars on Shopee’s platform. All listed cars, complete with car specification details and multi-angled photos, are Carsome Certified, and come with a one-year warranty and a five-day money back guarantee. Additionally, Shopee users can purchase a RM500 cash voucher at the special promotional price of RM199 and use it to pay for the down payment of their selected cars.
According to Carsome Co-founder and Group CEO Eric Cheng, the collaboration enables Carsome’s official store on Shopee to be the first online store selling used cars in Malaysia. “We are proud to work with Shopee, who have been very supportive in our endeavor to reshape and elevate the used car buying experience through digitalization,” Cheng said.
Regional Managing Director of Shopee, Ian Ho said, “We are excited to welcome Carsome as the newest addition to the Shopee network of brands and retail partners. This partnership enables us to offer Malaysians a wide selection of quality used cars. Now, browsing and searching for a new ride is made so much easier. The launch of Carsome’s store on Shopee is also just in time for our upcoming 10.10 Shopee Brands Festival. Carsome will gain exposure from the increased customer traffic to the platform and by leveraging it, bring about the awareness that users can now experience a new way of shopping for quality used cars.”
Consumers can browse for cars from the Carsome Official Store on Shopee. On top of that, they will benefit from ongoing new launch promotions, such as:
- Exclusive Carsome merchandise for the first 100 test drives.
- The Trade-In Discount Program: customers who have previously sold their cars to Carsome will enjoy a RM500 discount when they purchase a car from Carsome.
- The Refer-A-Friend Promotion: successful Carsome car buyers can invite their family and friends to buy cars from Carsome. Both parties will receive combined cash rewards of up to RM800.
Carsome is Southeast Asia’s largest online used car trading platform with presence in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore. It aims to digitalize the region’s used car industry by reshaping and elevating the car buying and selling experience. Carsome provides end-to-end solutions to consumers and used car dealers, from car inspection, ownership transfer to financing, promising a service that is trusted, convenient and fast. Carsome currently transacts more than 40,000 cars annually totalling more than US$600 million in transacted value. For more information, please visit www.carsome.com.
 All Carsome Certified cars passed Carsome’s stringent 175-point inspection, have not been in major accidents and do not have structural or flood damage.