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Wahana Artha Group | Never Ending Passion

WAHANA ARTHA GROUP

Wahana Artha Group first started its business in 1972 as the regional distributor of Honda Motorcycle for Greater Jakarta Area. Over the years, the Group has expanded to become one of the largest and most integrated motorcycle services group in Indonesia. Besides being the regional distributor, the Group does motorcycle rental, trucking and logistic services, retail sales direct to customers, after sales services and parts, credit financing and insurance.

In 2011, Wahana Artha Group expanded into hospitality business by owning Amaris Hotel Padjajaran which is now one of the best performing hotels in Bogor city. As of now, seven hotels are operating spread across Indonesia, from Palembang in Sumatera to the east in Banyuwangi, East Java. In 2013, the Group also became the country franchisee of KyoChon Chicken, the largest fried chicken operator in Korea. Currently KyoChon operates 11 stores and will keep on expanding.

Our business expansion strategy will always focus on the vast population of middle class Indonesians who are young and productive. By providing world class product and services we will become one of the premier retail group of companies in Indonesia.

  • MOHAMAD TEDDY THOHIR Founder(deceased)
  • YANTO KASIMAN Founder
  • SUSIANTY PRANATA Founder
  • WIDJAYA BUDIMAN Founder(deceased)

MOHAMAD TEDDY THOHIR

.Vision.

  • Wahana Artha Group would like to be an ever expanding corporation which seizes the growing Indonesian middle income market by offering world class products and services, most trusted by business partners and stakeholders.

.Mission.

  1. WAG Honors our commitments and promises to our customers.
  2. WAG Values trust and aims to prosper together with business partners and stakeholders.
  3. WAG Treats everyone with humility, manners, and respect.
  4. WAG Is a home for Wahanians to work, grow and enjoy.
  5. WAG Pledges meritocracy without discrimination on sex, religion, nor race.
  6. WAG Commits green sustainable practices for a better future.

.Core Values.

  • We Mentality 
  • Accountability
  • Humility
  • Adaptability
  • Nurturing
  • Accelerate

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1972

August 6: Four large Honda dealers merged into one business entity PD Union Motor and appointed by PT Astra International Honda Division as the Main Dealer for Jakarta - Tangerang. The first shop was at Jalan Gedong Panjang.




1975

PD Union Motor changed its name to PD Union Jaya Motor and started selling Honda cars as an authorized dealer. Office and showroom moved to Jl. Sukarjo Wiryopranoto No 2A.




1983

PD Union Jaya Motor was restructured into two separate business entities: PT Wahana Makmur Sejati (WMS) as the  main dealer of  Honda motorcycles for Jakarta – Tangerang and PT Pro Union Indo Jaya (PUIJ)  as an authorized dealer for both Honda motorcycles and cars.




1991

As business grew, WMS moved to Wahanaartha headquarter our current address in Jalan Gunung Sahari Raya, No. 32.




1993

Wahana Sunter Warehouse opened in 1993, for distribution of Honda motorcycles Jakarta - Tangerang area.




1997

To commemorate our 25th Anniversary, the shareholders decided to use Wahana Artha as the group name to consolidate all our motorcycle related services companies. Identifying the growing customers’ needs of  installment  purchase, we formed WOM Finance, a JV motorcycle consumer finance company with Bank Tiara Asia.




1997

This years four branches would operated under and report directly to Wahana: Gunung Sahari, Ciputat, Kelapa Gading and Gedong Panjang.




1998

Although we were facing a catastrophic Asian financial crisis which caused our sales plummeting from 120,000 units in 1997 to 15,000. Wahana managed to open a new branch, in Kalimalang and Ciracas.




2001

Wahanaartha managed to boost sales, rising to 100.000 units/year and opened two new branches, in Jatinegara and in Bandung city, West Java.




2003

Wahana established PT Tristar Transindo (logistics) for motorcycle distribution, proving to be a popular and profitable service for the Indonesian motorcycle industry.




2003

During this year, four branches were opened in Tangerang: Karang Mulya, Cikokol, Balaraja and Cipondoh; with three additional outlets in Cisoka, Cikande and Kronjo. Plus, two additional branches in Medan and in Yogyakarta.




2004

The first distribution center Wahana is Cimanggis 1, has a capacity of 6900 units.




2004

Wahana Artha founded PT Wahanaartha Motorental (WAM), the first company in Indonesia to specialize in renting the motorcycles to companies like banks, fast food chains and pharmaceuticals.  




2005

Realizing the expertise and funding limitation, we invited Bank Internasional Indonesia Tbk (BII) as our partner in WOM Finance and took the company public. Our sales was almost 260.555 units.




2005

Two new branches were opened, in Puri Kembangan and Jatake.




2006

Moving further towards fully integrated operations PT WMS is consolidated under PT Wahanaartha Harsaka




2006

Wahana opened another branch by acquiring a dealer in Tanah Tinggi.




2008

Wahana Artha established PT Terminal Motor Seken (Termos) to capitalize the used motorcycle market.




2009

WahanaArtha Group established PT Wahana Kaylamitra Mahardhika as a subdiary specialising in customer data base management. With milliions of data base, we realise this is a very valuable asset to retain our customers and do an analysis on our customer behavior and preference.




2010

Two new branches were opened by PT Wahana Artha Ritelindo: Cimone and Condet. Our sales exceeded 350,000 unit.




2011

The Jatake Warehouse Complex in 2011, has a warehouse capacity of 2700 units. There is also a Jatake Training Center, Circuit Safety Riding, FLP Training Center, Showroom and Motorcycle Dealer for PT Wahana Artha Ritelindo Cab. Jatake.




2011

Wahana Artha through its wholly owned hospitality group called  Sahari Investment opened our first hotel Amaris Bogor, a Joint Venture with Santika Group, the largest hotel chain in Indonesia.




2011

New branches were opened by PT Wahana Artha Ritelindo: Pondok Pinang, Palembang (South Sumatera) and Kupang (East Nusa Tenggara), and one branch in Jakarta area: Kamal




2012

This year, the group company reached the age of 40 years. Our sales reached 403,235 units. Commencing from 1972, our sales reached 3,818,132 units.




2013

Tristar Transindo pool West Karawang, started operating in 2013. Serving car delivery.




2013

Our first venture in Food & Beverage business started by opening the first store of KyoChon Fried Chicken at Pacific Place in October.




2013

In 2013 PT Wahana Artha Ritelindo added a new branch in Klender, East Jakarta, achieved record sales of 461,000 units and delivered its 4 millionth unit to consumers.




2014

PT Wahana Artharitelindo opened a new branch H123 in the Tangerang area: Wahana Jayanti




2014

The second Kyochon outlet opened in Kota Kasablanka in early February, the third Kyochon outlet opened in Gandaria City in March and the fourth Kyochon outlet at Mall Kelapa Gading opened in November.




2014

The second hotel belonging to the Wahana Artha Group, Santika Kelapa Gading, opened in October.




2015

WahanaArtha’s third hotel Santika Banyuwangi East Java opened in February.

 

The Fifth Kyochon store opened at South Quarter Jakarta, in October 25




2015

The fifth Kyochon outlet opened in South Quarter, Jakarta on October 25, 2015.




2015

Wahana Artha's 4th Hotel Santika Pekalongan opened in november.




2016

The 6th KyoChon store opened at Living World Alam Sutera, in January 22th.




2016

Wahana Artha"s 5th Hotel Amaris Sriwedari Solo opened in March.




2016

The 7th Kyochon store opened at Pondok Indah Mall, in April 8th.




2016

In April PT Wahana Artha Ritelindo opened new branche in Medan Sunggal, Kotamubagu (September) and Pinang (November), and a new branch in Tangerang are: Bintaro




2016

The 8th Kyochon store opened at Hermina Hospital Kemayoran in September 8th.




2016

The 9th Kyochon Store opened at PIK Avanue, in September 28th.




2017

Wahana artha's 7th Hotel Yello Manggarai in March.




2017

Santika Radial Palembang is the eight Hotel belonging Wahana Artha Group under PT. Sahari Multi Investama which was inaugurated in May 2017.




2017

WahanaArtha’s Second Distribution Center Cimanggis Opened in August 5th.




2017

This year, the group company reached the age of 45 years.




2017

Relocation of the WARI Sunter building in December 2017, previously located in Gedong Panjang.




2018

Inauguration the new building of WARI Kelapa Gading, changed to H123 on 28th February 2018.




2018

Opening Peron Skycafe at Yello Hotel Manggarai.




2018

Inauguration the new building of WARI Sunggal on April 28th 2018.




2018

WahanaArtha’s third  Distribution Center Jatiasih Bekasi Opened in May 2nd. The Warehouse capacity reaches 7500 units.




2019

Wahana artha's 8th Temmu Co-Living Opened in March 1st .




2019

Improve customer service for the Tangerang are, four H23 branches are operating; Curug, Pondok Aren, Pagedangan and Kukun




2019

The opening of WARI Gorontalo branch on 2nd October 2019.




2020

Wahana Artha Foundation improves the quality of social services in health sector. Rumah Sehat Wahana (RSW), was inaugurated Monday (9/03). Carrying out the motto "Healthy for All".




2020

On March 22th 2020, Relawan Anak Bangsa (RAB) coordinated by Wahana Artha Foundation (YWA) and Wahana Artha Group (WAG) which received support from several companies and National Foundations was formed, to help the Government Implement the Acceleration of Handling Covid-19.




2020

Temmu Co Living added 2 new room types; Temmu Private Single and Temmu Private Double with a concept that prioritizes privacy, peaceful and comfortable for guests.




2021

Temmu Co Living signed a contract with COFFEE BAR by AVICENA.CRS, presenting a comfortable Coffee Shop for guests.




Wahana Artha Foundation

Wahana Artha Foundation

We are committed to being part of the nation by doing CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) that is responsible and sustainable. On our 40th anniversary in 2012, all CSR activities are centralized through Wahana Artha Foundation that focuses on education, health and the environment.

DISASTER RESPONSE

Wahana Artha Foundation (YWA) is also responsive in providing assistance to natural disasters that have occurred recently in Indonesia, Lombok Earthquake, Donggala Palu Tsunami, and Sunda Strait. The assistance provided was in the form of financial, basic necessities to the Buana Smart Light emergency lamp made by SMK Jaya Buana (Wahana-assisted Vocational High School which won 2nd place in Astra Honda Motor Best Student 2018). These lamps also provide illumination for areas that are isolated due to the disaster.

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