Established on 9th November 2010, BENELLI KEEWAY MOTORCYCLES SDN. BHD (Co.No.:914710-W) (formerly known as Autoworks Assembler Sdn Bhd), or BKM for short, obtained the license to assemble motorcycles ranging from 200cc and higher as well as all terrain vehicles (ATV) ranging from 200cc and higher.
Located in Bukit Beruntung, Selangor, our motorcycle assembly plant is built on a land area of 109,644sqf and our first phase of development is build-up of 28,000sf. Within the short period of one year, BKM has invested more than RM10 millions to build a 2,600m2 factory to assembly and bought a piece of 4,452 m2 land for company warehousing.
BKM also have five units of industrial shop lot as company workshop, store and Dynojet room. Company has also booked a 10 acres land for future expansion. The company to date with an authorised capital of RM2.5 million and would be increased by RM5 million by year end.
BKM is the joint venture company with QiangJiang Group of China and has a secured a strong tie-up with them. Currently Qianjiang holding 20% stake in the BKM and the Group is the one of the largest motorcycle producing and selling company in China.
The Group owned the European registered KEEWAY, motorcycle brand as well as the renowned and prestigous, Italian motorcycle brand, BENELLI. The Qianjiang Group, established in the 80’s has over 9,000 employees and generates approximately USD1Billion revenue and listed in 1999 on Shenzhen Stock Exchange in China
KEEWAY’s headquarters and its high-tech R&D Center is located in Hungary. Keeway’s worldwide reach includes branches in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Central and Southeastern Asia. Others in the European and South American community.
BKM has the mandate to develop, learn the assembly processes and to develop and introduce, the most suitable models to satisfy the huge ASEAN markets. BKM anticipates itself to be exporting its products starting from year two of its operations.
Malaysia being a mature market for motorcycles is often used as the test bed for motorcycle manufacturers as our riding culture here requires motorcycles with reliability and power-driven characteristics.
The QianJiang Group sincerely believes that the stable Malaysian economy, well organised infrastrucure is very conducive for manufacturing and hence,decided to make Malaysia as their center for South East Asian Market.