They have been told to give the government their roadmap for the future.
This a portion of the STAR report.
“At the end of the day, we want our automotive industry to remain and be competitive,'' said Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) chairman Datuk Kamaruddin Ismail in an interview with StarBiz recently.
“We have asked Proton and Perodua to present their competitive roadmaps and from there, we will chart it.”
Post liberalisation, MAI intends to make Malaysia the most choice destination for automobile production in South-East Asia. To accomplish that, the country will be looking in-depth at the skills the auto industry in Malaysia will possess and offer to foreign companies.
I sincerely hope that Proton includes my MUM proposal in roadmap.
The Government is aware of the proposal as I presented it at the ASLI Automotive conference this year. I met the Proton MD personally, I mediated during his presentation, and even got to shake hands with the Proton adviser Dr Mahathir.
Many thanks to the ASLI team for giving me the opportunity.
Last week Motorcycle news reviewed the new Ducati cruiser, the Diavel. The journalist says the product has:
SIP... Style Innovation and Performance.
These are qualities we should expect from Proton Lotus and MUM.
Here is the video: