About Us

About Us

Weststar Maxus is a combination of two towering strengths within the business world.

The Weststar Group of companies (Weststar) was formed in Malaysia in 2003 with the automotive sector as its mainstay. It has become a highly diversified international enterprise over the subsequent years.

Maxus is a brand of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited, it is the largest automaker on China's A-Share market with recent yearly international sales volume of over seven (7) million units. SAIC took 39th Place in the 2019 Fortune Global 500 List and ranks 7th among all auto makers worldwide.
When Group Managing Director Tan Sri Syed Azman Syed Ibrahim laid the foundations for The Weststar Group in 2003, his vision was to create an organisation that was successful not just within Malaysia, but also regionally and internationally. This vision has been achieved.

The Weststar group is a highly diversified enterprise. While the automotive sector has always been the mainstay of the group's core business, the group has also built other core businesses.

The Weststar Group Automotive and Defence divisions have a strong presence in the local and regional automotive market. Gathering an outstanding mass of sales and gaining more traction of regional automotive market, The Weststar Group Automotive and Defence divisions consist of Weststar Maxus, Weststar Auto, Global Komited and SAFZ Auto.

Currently the group's aviation arm, Weststar Aviation Services, is the biggest operator of offshore helicopter transportation services in South East Asia with operations in five countries namely Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Morocco and Mauritania. Alongside Weststar Aviation Services, the group's general aviation arm, Weststar General Aviation provides executive VIP charters and aerial work services.


Additionally, The Weststar Group has also upped its stakes in the real estate and property development sector. With PKK Class 'A' certification, Weststar Construction is actively involved in construction and property development projects.

With all The Weststar Group's subsidiaries housed under one roof at the Weststar Tower in Ampang, Weststar Properties manages all the group's asset and facilities. Weststar Properties ensures the security, health, safety, and maintenance of the Group's properties and facilities are always in place and maintained to the highest levels.

Weststar Insurance Limited provides cover for all in-house insurance policies for The Weststar Group against exposures and risks such as aviation, motor, casualty, property and marine and contractor's risk.

When Weststar Maxus first introduced the Maxus commercial vehicle to the Malaysian market, its robust design, class leading safety, reliability and customizability instantly took the market by storm, making Weststar Maxus a market leader in the customization and fabrication of commercial vehicles as it remains today. Weststar Maxus has continued to introduce the exciting new models developed by the manufacturer. These models now enable us to successfully compete in both the commercial and consumer vehicle markets with a combination of some of the best engineered and best value vehicle propositions available today.
Maxus is a brand of SAIC Motor Corporation Limited (SAIC) which is the largest automaker on China's A-Share market with recent yearly\ international sales volume of over seven (7) million units. SAIC took 39th Place in the 2019 Fortune Global 500 List and ranks 7th among all auto makers worldwide.

The Maxus brand's roots are firmly in the British Motor industry and can be traced as far back as 1896 and the Lancashire Steam Motor Company through British Leyland, Leyland DAF Vehicles and LDV Maxus.


In 2010 the Intellectual property of LDV Maxus was obtained by SAIC with the first Maxus product unveiled at the Shanghai Motorshow in April 2011 - the same month that the Weststar Group was confirmed as the distributor for the Malaysian market.

SAIC define the pillars of the Maxus brand as Technology, Confidence and Progress which are all clearly evident in the range of vehicles offered today. These pillars are achieved and upheld moving forward by strategic partnerships with industry giants such as Bosch, Sachs, Lear, Valeo, Lotus, Delphi and Continental to name but a few. The Maxus logo of three triangles signifies the importance of these principles on every vehicle built and sold.


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The long-term partnership between these market giants has been a fruitful one for both the Weststar and Maxus brands - it also has exponential benefits for all of our clients.

As the longest standing global partner of Maxus, Weststar's relationship allows us to offer the finest service both in sales but also importantly in aftersales and warranty. Our highly trained staff in all departments are fully supported by the Maxus factory leveraging a relationship forged from mutual respect and trust.

Join us now to experience the quality of our product and service - we will be delighted to welcome you and are sure you will not be disappointed.
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