UPDATED 3.56PM | The entrepreneur development minister refutes his cabinet colleague who said a Qatari individual is interested in investing billions in the industry.
AMANAH AGM | Youth delegate says the idea contradicts Harapan's objective of fixing the economy.
COMMENT | There is no doubt that the gov't will have to 'protect' the third national car, as it did with Proton.
UPDATED 9:34PM | The third national car is a private-sector effort so they can be from Japan, China or Korea, the PM says.
Malacca is well-prepared with various facilities for the new national car project, says Adly Zahari.
LETTER | Cars made in Malaysia ought to be called Malaysian cars.
The proposals from local and foreign firms are up from the 14 previously announced, says Miti deputy minister.
There will be an announcement in the future, on whether there have been any proposals on the matter, says deputy minister.
He says many domestic automotive firms don't have the technological knowledge, and the 2020 timeline is too soon.
MCA leader asks if this is the stand of Harapan parties or just the PM's personal opinion.
'They are quite free to do business', says the PM, who is also Khazanah's chairperson.
MP SPEAKS | One of the partners appointed for the project had cumulative losses totalling RM7.3 billion over 10 years, up to 2011.
INTERVIEW | The PM says his project was not about cheap cars for consumers but industrialising the country.
A mere promise that the project will be fully funded by the private sector, does not suffice, says MCA No 2.