Tag: national car
It comes some two years after China’s Geely entered the national car company.
Does DreamEdge have millions too and are they ready to start production of Malaysia's third national car? Or will taxpayer funds be needed?
The former prime minister rebuffs the excuse given over the company appointed to produce third national car.
International trade minister denies saying the company is privately-owned, as alleged by MCA president Wee Ka Siong.
They say the domestic market is not big enough and DreamEDGE is taking a great risk going into a highly competitive arena.
The first model will be a C-segment sedan, but mass production will only start in 2031.
Asmuni Awi says Proton now belongs to China.
The entrepreneur development minister is optimistic the flying car prototype can be completed by year-end.
PH promised us many things but the environment is still as bad, it is reverting to old habits and projects such as a national car, reforms are still not evident, and it has allowed the opposition to set the agenda.
The prime minister hits out at those who say a third national car will be a waste of money.
Proton dealers with upgraded service centres claim they are reaping the rewards from the increased sale of the new X70.
The entrepreneur development minister insists project will use national expertise to create ecosystem leading to possible aerospace ventures
Cost of R&D for the project will be much lower than that, entrepreneur development minister tells critics.
The entrepreneur development ministry defends the idea mooted by Mahathir as relevant to its focus on skills-training and boosting localisation of industries.
Malaysia can be manufacturing hub for right-hand drive vehicles thereby enabling easy sales access to Asean, Australia and New Zealand.
The vehicle is exceptionally well proportioned, has an interior with lots of design flair and nice materials, and is truly fun to drive.
The committee which drafted the Pakatan Harapan manifesto failed to study whether the promises could be fulfilled, says PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
It's better to enhance support for Proton, Perodua and automotive research institutions, says a transport consultant.
Wee Ka Siong says, among others, there should not be a protectionist policy as this will push up car prices.
Dr Mahathir should not be so naive as to not know that Japanese auto makers will teach us how to make everything except the engines and the gear boxes - which we will have to buy from them.
Ong Kian Ming says the prime minister now listens to the views of Cabinet members.
The PKR vice-president says such a project never featured in Pakatan Harapan’s election campaign or manifesto.
IDEAS says there are still many ways to ensure the local automotive industry remains competitive, without setting up a new market player.
Don’t let another generation of Malaysians undergo the ordeal of overpriced cars of hopeless quality.
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