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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 […]

Additive Manufacturing – A Quick Overview

Recently, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and General Electric’s additive manufacturing subset, GE Additive and Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) as the strategic partner, held a Additive Manufacturing for Industry 4.0 workshop aimed at industry players within the manufacturing sector. The workshop was held as a platform to promote the shift towards AM, […]

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 […]

National Policy on Industry 4.0 – the Digital Transformation of the Manufacturing sector

Industry4WRD is Malaysia’s response to call for digital transformation of the manufacturing sector and its related services by facilitating companies to embrace Industry 4.0 in a systematic and comprehensive manner, and be smarter and stronger driven by people, process and technology. This Policy envisions Malaysia as a strategic partner for smart manufacturing, primary destination for […]

Workshop Transformation Programme (WTP), Open for Registration!

Improve your workshop’s business performance with WTP programme! Workshop Transformation Programme (WTP) is specially designed by the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) to assist workshop owners! WTP is a nine-month workshop business guidance programme that utilises the ‘one-to-one’ approach. This program focuses on business management aspects which includes marketing, finance and human capital management of workshops. […]

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles: A Quick Look

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles fall under the same roof as electric vehicles (EVs). This is because hydrogen fuel cells actually power their vehicles with electricity. Unlike conventional vehicles which run on gasoline or diesel, fuel cell vehicles combine hydrogen and oxygen (through electrochemical reactions) to produce electricity. The energy that is created is then stored […]