KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 (Bernama) -- Vehicle registration number WWW 1
created a record by receiving a RM520,000 bid, the highest ever for a vehicle
registration number, surpassing the previous record for MCA 1 which was sold at
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha said the WWW series also made
another record with 13 successful bids worth than RM100,000 each with three of
them above RM300,000.
He said the most number of bidders was for WWW 333, by 84 persons.
"Overall, all premium, attractive and popular numbers including
running numbers which have sentimental value or meaning to the bidders, have
been booked," he said in a statement here today.
He said 18,243 applications with bidding value worth RM64,225,838.51 were
received during the 15-day bidding period from April 30 and a sum of RM11.3
million in revenue was collected from the bidders, which was 10 times the amount
collected from other series sold before this.
KONG-WWW 2 (LAST) KUALA LUMPUR
Kong said a total of 4,908 numbers in the WWW series were booked while the
balance of 5,091 will be running numbers when the WWW series registration opens.
He said the full results of the WWW registration number series would be
displayed through the RTD portal (www.jpj.gov.my) this Monday and the official
letter on the bidding results would be issued from June 6 2012.
He said the WWW registration number series could be registered on June 15
2012 and the bidders could obtain their letters by post or collect personally at
the Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory office in Wangsa Maju.
"For successful bidders, the balance of the bid should be paid up within one
month from the date of the letter, failing which the registration number can
"For unsuccessful bidders, their deposit payments will be returned to the
address on the attached envelope provided with the application," he said.
NJ MOK CHW HA