Mahathir Gets Caustic About People’s Rejection of New National Car Suggestion

17 07 2018

Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir is disappointed and sad about the people’s rejection to his infamous new national car project.

Will he succeed in pushing his dream to see a second national car project come true?

After all Tun Dr. Mahathir is a fighter and will never give up easily.

Let us wait and see the reactions from other PH’s leaders regarding this matter.


[The Star}- PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir (pic) voiced his disappointment over the mostly negative response towards the Government’s initiative for a new national car.

“I am told no one wants to see a second national car. It is enough that Proton is said to be a failure,” he wrote in a blog post on Monday (July 16).

“Malaysians prefer to buy imported cars, including those from China,” he wrote rather acerbically.

“Their choice is Japanese cars and those with a lot of money (choose) German cars.”

He said countries such as Japan and Korea discourage the import of foreign cars, and that is the reason behind their high-quality cars.

“I remember Japanese cars right after the war. The consumers said if we scratch it with our nail, we can see (it is made out of) Milo tin.

“However from that ‘Milo tin’ car comes a variety of the Toyota, Nissan and Suzuki models that we use now,” he said.

Dr Mahathir said he is not suggesting that the new national car project be spearheaded by the government as the private sector is already capable of designing and mass producing automobiles.

“However, because we have rejected the suggestion of a (new) national car, we have already closed off all suggestions for the private sector to produce motor cars,” he said.

He said foreign cars monopolised the car market in Malaysia to the point that Proton is “buried” and sold off to foreign entities.

“There is no more national car. No more automotive industry. The workers, engineers, managers don’t have jobs anymore.

He did not refer to Perodua, the second national car company.

“Malaysia would become a country of consumers, paddy field planters and fishermen.

“Forget about Vision 2020,” he said sardonically.

On June 11, Dr Mahathir had revealed at the 24th Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia the Government’s plans to work on a new national car.

However, many Malaysians did not respond positively to the suggestion. When the story was posted on the official Facebook page of The Star Online, there were over 1,000 comments.

Many asked that the public transport system be improved instead, while some pointed out that we had to learn the lessons of Proton.

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Yet To Be Released Proton Saga Caught On Camera

26 08 2016
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The yet to be released Proton Saga 2016 that was seen being tested in Johor.

Today I caught a yet to be released Proton Saga in Tangkak, Johor.

At first, I have no idea of the car’s model since the car’s logo wasn’t placed on the car.

The car was covered by spirals and boxes design in black and white so that it is harder for us to see the shape of the car.

Even large parts of its headlights and its dashboard were covered by the spirals and boxes design.

Wondering about the car, I did some research and I found a picture of a new Proton Saga which is to be released this year which looks like the car that I saw.

Below are some pictures of the car that I saw …





Eid Open Houses In KL

19 10 2008

There are a lot of open houses on weekends during Shawal.

On Saturday I went to a lot of open houses.

First I went to Uncle Khairul’s house in Desa Serdang.

I saw a few kittens and a mother cat in the cage.

Some were playing some and were sleeping.

I played with Kak Zarith Sofia and I showed her my phone, “Phoney”.

I ate tasty nasi beriani and Singapore mee rebus.

Next I went to Uncle Ali’s house in Subang Alam, Shah Alam.

At Uncle Ali’s house I ate tasty lamb BBQ and cendol.

On the way to Uncle Ali’s house I saw the huge Proton factory.

On the way back to my house I saw Bukit Jalil Stadium.

Then I went to RA Fine Arts Gallery open house in Jalan Damai.

I met YM Pak Engku Raja Ahmad Aminullah.

I also met Auntie Siti Zainon Ismail.

There I ate watermelon, cream caramel and ABC.

I love the watermelon because it is healthy food.

The watermelon was also very sweet.

Last we visited my father’s auntie.

She is my father’s father’s younger sister.








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