Lean Production and IR 4.0 – How can they complement each other?

Lean production or, lean manufacturing is an approach to management that focuses on cutting out waste while ensuring production of high-quality end-products. This approach is implemented on all aspects of manufacturing in the automotive industry – from design, through production to distribution. In essence, lean production is a system, or a tool practiced by industry […]


Kerjasama Antara MARii Dan Kolej UNIKOP Bakal Tingkatkan Kemahiran Tenaga Kerja Tempatan Melalui Program Pembangunan Modal Insan

Institut Automotif, Robotik dan IoT Malaysia (MARii) – yang dahulunya dikenali sebagai Institut Automotif Malaysia (MAI) – dan Kolej UNIKOP, milik Koperasi Polis Diraja baru-baru ini telah memeterai memorandum perjanjian (MoA) bagi memperluas kerjasama dalam meningkatkan kualiti program dan kursus pendidikan, serta persijilan yang ditawarkan oleh kedua-dua pihak tersebut, bagi memenuhi keperluan membangunkan tenaga kerja […]


Automotive Industry Still Key Focus for MARii

The Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), has been rebranded as the Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), as announced by the Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Darell Leiking at the Car of the Year 2018 (COTY2018) awards on the 4th of December. This rebranding exercise expands the MITI agency’s scope as a strategic […]


Riding on Advanced Robotics, IoT Applications

Last week, together with the International Trade and Industry deputy minister, we presented the overview of the automotive industry for last year and the government’s plans to elevate technology adoption within the local ecosystem this year. Despite a challenging automotive policy implementation this decade, a changing face of globalisation as seen in the economic outlook […]


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How is IoT guiding the automotive industry towards the future?

The term “connected car” has become a common jargon within the automotive community and is a familiar example of Internet of Things (IoT) technology. However, the developments of IoT-enabled systems do not just occur on the car but rather, it is continuously evolving behind the scenes, indirectly affecting the entire automotive ecosystem. In this article, […]


Smart Lean Thinking in Embracing Fourth Industrial Revolution

Lean Production System and Lean Manufacturing are some terminologies that originated from an automotive company – Toyota with their worldwide accepted and recognized Toyota Production System (TPS). This system has been successfully implemented not only in automotive but in government organization, food industry and many more. Many automotive companies have been reaping the benefit of […]


Increased Government Initiatives to support Holistic Growth of Domestic Auto Sector in 2019 (with Slideshow)

FOR RELEASE ON 18TH Jan 2019 INCREASED GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT HOLISTIC GROWTH OF DOMESTIC AUTO SECTOR IN 2019 Increased EEV penetration, exports, job creation, Industry 4.0 implementation are key highlights of 2018 automotive sector growth. A stronger domestic ecosystem has been developed towards export readiness and global competitiveness. The automotive sector yet again affirmed […]


The Automotive Supply Chain, Explained

This article appeared in on May 31 2016. Ars Technica has reviewed a number of self-driving car systems, and claims that: Much of the technology that underpins these systems is shared among the industry. A handful of companies like Bosch, Delphi, and Mobileye provide sensors, control units, and even algorithms to car makers, who then integrate and […]