Perak JPJ collects RM1.3 million through auction
Last Update: 25/09/2019
IPOH, Sept 25 -- The Perak Road Transport Department (JPJ) netted RM1.3 million in collections at its public auction involving 105 vehicles, here today.
Its director, Severinus Tukah said 90 vehicles that were auctioned could be re-licensed while another 13 were written off and categorised as “scrap”.
He said the collection from today’s auction held at the JPJ state office here was up by 10 times compared to the auction held in April where the takings were RM120,400.
"The 105 vehicles auctioned comprised 81 cars, 20 motorcycles, three vans and a truck.
The highest price of RM35,000 was for a Honda Integra, while the lowest was for a motorcycle sold for RM50.
Meanwhile, a buyer, Abdul Rahim Yatim, 57, who runs a used car business in Taiping, said he bought nine cars valued at almost RM100,000.
He added that he not only buying auctioned cars from Perak JPJ, but also at the department's auction in Johor, Kelantan, Kedah and Perlis.
Another used car dealer Abdullah Husin, 45, from Kelantan, said he has been buying cars at JPJ auctions.