18th Indonesia Motor Show in Jakarta, car industry buoyant; Miss Motorshow: Eviliana.
The 18th Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) in Jakarta ended recently with the ten-day event playing host to 270,000 odd visitors and generating 2 trillion rupiah in sales.
Half of the sales went to industry giant Toyota, with almost 4,600 PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM) vehicles ordered, an increase of 2500 on last year.
The rough breakdown for Toyota units sold:
- Avanza – 2000
- Innova – 1000
- Yaris – 500
- Fortuner – 300
- Rush – 300
- Vios – 150
- Corolla Altis – 60
- Camry – 60
- Hilux – 30
- Alphard – 10
At the upper end of the market PT BMW Indonesia managed to offload 111 vehicles, generating 78 billion rupiah, broken down: 64 units of Seri-3; 27 units of X1; 20 units of Seri-5.
A spokesman for the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo) said car sales in Indonesia generally had gone up around 75% to 375,000 in the first half of 2010 compared to 2009, with total sales well on target to break the 600,000 record in 2008, after a 20% slump last year. 
Meanwhile and fittingly, the winner of the Miss Motor Show (MMS) 2010 competition came from the “Toyota Pretty” team, SPG (Sales Promotion Girl) Eviliana.  Congratulations to Eviliana, who takes home the modest sum of 2.5 million rupiah for her win plus some product prizes from LT Pro.
The full standings for Miss Motor Show 2010:
- Eviliana – Toyota
- Fransiska – Honda
- Angie Shabira Permata Hati – Hyundai
Eviliana is a veteran beauty competition contestant, having already held the coveted Miss Jakarta Fair title in 2009:
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