Perodua registered nearly 50,300 vehicles in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 6.5% from 47,200 units in the same period last year with an estimated 35.9% market share of the total industry volume at 140,000 vehicles sold so far this year. In the first quarter of 2016, Perodua had also captured a market… Read More
Established in 1993, Perodua is Malaysia’s second car manufacturer after Proton. Its first car, the Kancil was launched in August 1994 and had been popular among consumers since then. In 2003, less then ten years after it went on sale, Perodua rolled off its 500,000th Kancil. With backings from shareholders such as UMW Corporation and Daihatsu Motor Co. Ltd, Perodua continues to offer more Daihatsu-based models throughout the years. Its operation is not limited to its home country. Perodua started exporting its vehicles to markets outside Malaysia in its early years of operating. Apart from Brunei and Singapore, the company also exports to countries such as Fiji, Nepal, Mauritius, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom.