Incorporation of Performance Motors Limited (PML) as the exclusive distributor of BMW Cars and Motorcycles. Showroom and servicing operations begin at Tanglin Halt.
Performance Motors moves from Tanglin Halt Road to Sime Darby Centre, Dunearn Road.
Another centre is set up at Kampong Arang in East Coast, to cater to customers living in eastern Singapore. For the first time, a panel-beating and spray painting facility is set up.
Performance Motors continues with its expansion and opens Performance Centre in the heart of the motoring retail belt on Alexandra Road.
Performance Motors sets up and opens a pre-delivery inspection centre in Jurong.
Performance Motors achieves the highest BMW market share in the world.
In an industry first, PML initiated a customer lifestyle and rewards programme which most recently evolved into the ‘BMW 7 Series Privileges Programme Plus’ – a distinctive lifestyle and rewards programme that is exclusively available to owners of the newBMW 7 Series in Singapore. Exclusive premium experiences covering golfing, driver training, chauffeur services and lifestyle have been specially designed with the discerning taste of the BMW 7 Series customers in mind.
2003 – 2004
PML received awards from BMW Asia in recognition of the BMW 7 Series’ segment leadership.
PML sales powered to the top of the Singapore luxury car market. PML added to its collection of BMW awards with the Best Sales performance in the Asia region. PML sales established BMW as the leading premium car brand in Singapore.
2006 – 2007
PML claimed market leadership among premium car brands in Singapore making it three consecutive years. The flagshipBMW 7 Series limousines used to transport world leaders duringthe 2006 World Bank meetings and all key government events,was once again reaffirmed as the choice for leaders as the official car for various high-profile events such as Barclays Singapore Open, the ASEAN Ministerial Meetings and the Singapore Airshow.
PML opened the new Sime Darby Performance Centre, the benchmark BMW Sales and Aftersales facility in Asia, in September. The existing two premises at Sime Darby Centre and East Coast Centre continue to serve BMW customers and strengthen PML’s service excellence in conjunction with this new Performance Centre at 303 Alexandra Road.
BMW continued to be the limousine of choice for the APEC meetings. PML was honoured as one of the Top 3 entries in the category Conquest BMW 7 series of BMW Excellence in Sales2009, the international competition for outstanding sales performance.
PML broke the 4,000 unit sales record and set a new milestone in its retail history with a remarkable achievement of Top Luxury Car Brand in Singapore. PML reopened its refurbished Aftersales facility in East Coast Centre (ECC), at 280 Kampong Arang Road.
PML became the first ever luxury car brand dealer to surpass the competition, in a highly competitive car market that has traditionally been dominated by volume driven marques. This is the first ever situation anywhere in the world where BMW is the leading car brand.