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THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY TO MALAYSIA
Malaysia marked its commitment to be an automotive producing nation through the establishment of Proton in 1983, and blooming into a full-fledged car manufacturer, introducing its first in-house design in the year 2000 – the Waja. Meanwhile, Perodua established itself as Malaysia’s second national brand in 1993, and has recently launched its first model to have its upper body designed in-house, the Bezza.
In 2014, t...Read more
Criticism is important for social engineering, but at the same time it is also the easiest thing do to, particularly when is done in hindsight.
It is common that when a tragedy occurs, we quickly assign fault to a particular individual or authority, then we move on believing we have done something meaningful by virtue of our comments alone.
Traffic accidents on Malaysian roads haverisen to around 450,000 annually since 2010. Studies also indicate that 80.6%of accidents are a result from human ...Read more
Up to approximately two decades ago, the mainstream media, both print and electronic, dominated the nation's information airspace, making it virtually the only source of knowledge regarding current events and trends.
When a pertinent issue or event takes place, field experts or journalists with reliable sources covered the story, and accurate facts and credible perspectives were presented to the public.
While it was easier to establish clearer and guided directions in national development, inf...Read more
Malaysia now stands at the final stretch of achieving industrialised nation status by the end of this decade. As a nation, we have come a long way from our roots as a former colony, with agriculture and raw materials as our sole source of income.
For the last three to four decades, we have ventured into numerous high value sectors, including the automotive industry - that has bred full-fledged local car makers capable of designing and developing cars from scratch, and the large ecosystem of ven...Read more
It may not be apparent, but the nation’s industrialisation drive has paved the way for new opportunities for businesses and individuals operating within our borders.
The Malaysian automotive industry was set up back in the 1980s to spur technological capabilities. The holistic vision was not merely the ability to produce vehicles and their subsequent components, but to prepare the nation for a high level of design and manufacturing prowess and the ability to produce virtually anything.
The com...Read more