Electrical & Electronics

EPP 18: Enabling Electric Vehicle Component Manufacturing

  • GNI by 2020 (mil)
  • Projected jobs by 2020

EPP 18.0 - Enabling Electric Vehicle Component

This EPP, spearheaded by the Malaysian Green Technology Corporation (MGTC) and the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) aims to fast-track the implementation of the Electric Vehicles (EV) policy and regulations for public and private transportation, targeting for 2,000 electric buses and 100,000 electric cars on the road by 2020.


  • In 2014, GO Automobile Sdn Bhd, a local company, received the first electric vehicle manufacturing licence.
  • Home-grown electric scooter maker Eclimo Sdn Bhd is expanding its production to meet growing demand for electric scooters.
  • In 2014, the Malaysia Automotive Institute, ARCA Corporation Sdn Bhd, AutoCRC Ltd and Swinburne University signed an MoU to develop and manufacture electric buses, lithium-ion batteries and a commercial vehicle tracking system.
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