Saturday, November 24, 2012

Auto sector moving into high gear

THE STAR, MALAYISA: For years, Malaysia must have viewed the moves Thailand has made to its auto industry with some envy. Despite starting from scratch and well behind Malaysia's auto industry, Thailand now has arguably the most dynamic auto industry in South-East Asia, with Indonesia fast catching up.

Has the opportunity to have a meaningful and competitive auto sector bypassed Malaysia?

Not if you ask Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) chief executive officer Madani Sahari.

He feels the Malaysian automotive industry is set to enter an exciting decade of liberalisation and growth, where consumers get to enjoy more choices and value as the motor vehicle market would be more open and competitive.

Check out the article here.