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MARii launches MARii Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Scale Up Programme to accelerate e-commerce technology adoption

The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) launched the MARii Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) Scale Up Programme today at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) headquarters. The launch event was officiated by YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of MITI, in conjunction with e-Commerce Day 2019. “This program is a continuation of the many existing […]

Shared prosperity future

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The official launch to signify Malaysia’s role as host for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation 2020 (Apec 2020) took place yesterday, officiated by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. In his speech, the prime minister stated the importance of the cooperation, citing that it accounts for more than 80 per cent of Malaysia’s total trade and […]

Automotive parts suppliers in the era of Future Mobility

Various concepts and prototypes are being developed by automotive suppliers in effort to realise future mobility. Let’s take a look at some of these examples that were showcased during the Tokyo Motor Show 2019!   Toyota Boshoku’s envisioning of future mobility-based cabin The advent of autonomous vehicles will eliminate need for steering-facing seats. With that, […]

Developing NxGV Ecosystem

PREVIOUS articles in this column have discussed the subject of Next-Generation Vehicles (NxGV), and as mentioned, will be an intrinsic focus of the new National Automotive Policy, which will be announced next month — on top of energy-efficient vehicles which area prominent aspect of the current policy. The next step for our industry would be […]

MARii inks MoU with Emerald to enhance aftermarket expertise in braking technology

The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) and Emerald Auto Parts Sdn. Bhd. (Emerald) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a strategic collaboration for the Braking System Expert Program, today in MITI, Kuala Lumpur. This MoU aims to enhance knowledge sharing within the automotive aftermarket sector regarding technical expertise on braking systems, in […]

Tech Learning Curve Needed

The issue of Malaysia’s economy, in particular the escape from lower and middle income traps, has been discussed for a long time, perhaps more than a decade or so. No doubt there are numerous issues to address at hand. While we have been successful in improving our national income streams, it has led to new […]

4 vehicle safety technologies that are available in affordable vehicles

As technologies continue to advance, a number of innovative technologies have been introduced to help enhance the safety of road users, from drivers to pedestrians. While these technologies were offered only as a premium during their introductory period, they are now available in most vehicles sold in the market to enhance safety on the road. […]

MARii and UMP inked MoU to expand technology expertise through new academic programmes

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) and Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii). The MOU outlined collaborations in research, academic and student exchange programmes and dual degree programmes, and would also pave the way for the establishment of smart partnerships in knowledge sharing between the two parties. Today’s […]

Perak International Expo 2019

About Perak International Trade Exposition (PIEX) Perak International Trade Exposition (PIEX) is the largest integrated trade exposition to be organized by the Perak state government targeting the B2B and B2G market to promote Perak state as the top choice for trade and investment partners. It represents a unique platform to enhance trade, business, investment and […]

The applications of GIS in Connected Mobility

A geographic information system or GIS, is a system designed to enable the usage of location-enabled services such as navigation services, fleets and businesses, amongst many other applications.   The system uses location-related values representing longitude, latitude and elevation to capture and visualise geographic information such as population, education level and vegetation data. Other tools […]