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Automotive Industry Still Key Focus for MARii

The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), has been rebranded as the Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), as announced by the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Darell Leiking at the Car of the Year 2018 (COTY2018) awards on the 4th of December. This rebranding exercise expands the MITI agency’s scope as a strategic […]

Proton X70 – Model SUV pertama PROTON meraih Lima Bintang ASEAN NCAP    

  Model SUV pertama PROTON iaitu Proton X70 telah berjaya memperoleh pengiktirafan lima bintang selepas diuji melalui Program Penilaian Keselamatan Kereta Baharu di negara Asia Tenggara (ASEAN NCAP). Proton X70 antara model yang menduduki barisan tertinggi dalam segmennya bagi keselamatan penumpang. Proton X70 merupakan model PROTON yang ke-5 menerima penarafan lima bintang ASEAN NCAP. Antara […]

Fuel Economy Development Through Multi-Faceted Initiatives In Energy Efficiency And Carbon Reduction

The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) today updated members of the global community on Malaysia’s initiatives on fuel economy development. This announcement is in line with global initiatives by Global Fuel Economy Initiatives (GFEI). 1. Development of Malaysia Driving Cycle (MDC) MAI led a study on the undertaking of the Malaysia Driving Cycle (MDC), to develop […]

New Dimensions for Local Technological Advancement through MAI LED Public-Private Partnerships

The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) and Swinburne University of Technology (SUT) today announced updates on several research projects, as part of a MAI led partnership with Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. These projects are currently undertaken by the Transport Innovation Centre (TIC), located in the Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus. Six projects were presented […]

Proton X70: Creating a Connected Car

Slightly over a month after showing their new SUV to the Malaysian media at a static preview, PROTON have released more details about the Proton X70. The second round of previews for the first co-developed vehicle by Geely and PROTON concentrated on the Integrated Cockpit Information System (GKUI), which will offer owners multiple user functions […]

MAI and PROTON Collaborate to Optimise Resources Towards Next Level Supplier Competitiveness

The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) and PROTON today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further optimise shared resources to be used in developing PROTON’s parts and components suppliers to ensure they are able to meet global standards. The MoU ceremony signifies a collaboration between the government and the private sector in enhancing the competitiveness […]

Technical Collaborations: Expediting Technology Transfer for Local Businesses

Various approaches are undertaken by automotive players to adapt to latest developments, offten requiring such penetration to be expedient. A commonly practiced method is Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) between two companies. Usually a global automotive company will be partnered to a developing company. Recently, a signing ceremony of technical assistance (TA) between Sipro Plastic Industries […]

MAI And Institut Otomotif Indonesia (IOI) Sign Collaboration Leading Towards The Development Of ASEAN Car

MALAYSIA AUTOMOTIVE INSTITUTE AND INSTITUT OTOMOTIF INDONESIA SIGN COLLABORATION LEADING TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF ASEAN CAR YB. Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI), is currently in Jakarta on a working visit as a follow up to YAB. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad’s visit to Indonesia in June. Among the agendas during this visit […]

Signing Ceremony of Technical Assistance Agreement between IQM and OTC

A Signing Ceremony of Technical Assistance Agreement between Industrial Quality Management Sdn. Bhd. (IQM) and Ogihara Thailand Co. Ltd. (OTC) took place yesterday at the MAI Resource Centre (MAIRC), Bukit Beruntung, Rawang. The signing ceremony was held to enable technology transfer between the two parties. The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) witnessed the signing ceremony. The […]