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‘Challenge’ of Redefining Liberalisation

NOT too long ago, the two of the largest economies in the world voted, either through elections or referendum, for a different kind of administration. It was a vote that was apparently based on the sentiment that capitalism had displaced many. The average man, perhaps trapped in the middle-class in­come, felt that social upward mo­bility […]

Technological Solutions Key to Implementation

The 2019 Budget has introduced a sound framework in building the foundation for the economy. From my experience, working with the country’s technological frontline, the overall transportation industry stakeholders – a key principle that stood out throughout the budget was how technology can be applied within the industry and would trickle down to all levels […]


A third national car! Why do we need another national car? What is so exclusive about the automotive sector for it to deserve a national company, moreover, a third one? The automotive sector is renowned as the mother of all industries, because it evolves around mechanical, chemical, electrical, electronic, materials, Information Technology, etc – converging […]

Need For Exciting Sales Environment To Rev Up Sector

The Malaysian automotive industry has established a significant and robust manufacturing base, with more than 25 original equipment manufacturers and 700 parts and component manufacturers operating nationwide.   As one of only a handful of nations with automotive design and manufacturing capabilities, it has created an ecosystem in which strong fundamentals in automotive processes are […]

Sales Environment Completes NAP 2014 Framework

THE turn of global events in the past year will become an interesting subject of study and forecasting in the years to come.   This year, the world was rocked by the United Kingdom populace’s consent to Brexit, triggering the process of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.   Apart from impacts to the […]

A Leap For The Industry, A Leap For The Nation

Last week, the government announced the Malaysian automotive industry’s leap into the future. It is an initiative that would take Malaysia into the next technological phase, spurred by Connected Mobility at the core of the industry – redefining the automotive sector as the Mobility Industry. Connected Mobility is Malaysia’s new direction in our industrialisation process. […]

Early Mover Advantage in Connected Mobility

Malaysia’s industrialisation has come a long way and been explained extensively in this column. It has admittedly been a rollercoaster journey for our industrial sector as we were working in the shadow of countries and markets that started almost a century ahead of us. As we progresses further and further, we reach that peak of […]