Important milestones in the history of PERODUA

PERODUA is a leading automotive manufacturer in the local automotive industry, with aspirations of becoming a global organization. Founded in 1993, PERODUA has grown from a company offering a single product into a strong and dynamic Group.
Here are some major milestones along the way.

  • 2016

    • 30 Aug 2016
      10,000th Perodua Bezza sold
    • 05 Aug 2016
      1st Friday Prayer at Perodua Mosque
    • 21 Jul 2016
      Launch of Perodua Bezza (The first energy efficient sedan)
    • 14 Apr 2016
      Perodua Axia receives two Frost & Sullivan Award 2016 “Value- for-Money Car of the Year Award (1.3L and below) and Car of the Year for 2016
    • 07 Apr 2016
      Perodua begins export of Myvi & Alza to Brunei
    • 12 Jan 2016
      Official opening of Perodua Global Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, the Malaysia’s first EEV manufacturing plant
  • 2015

    • 19 Sep 2015
      Perodua introduces new Alza and Myvi variant
    • 04 Sep 2015
      Perodua officially open its flagship – Perodua Sentral, PJ
    • 24 May 2015
      The Perodua Myvi Gathering made history as the Largest Car Gathering Record in Malaysia
    • 23 May 2015
      The Perodua Myvi celebrates its 10th Anniversary!
    • 15 Apr 2015
      The Perodua Myvi receives the Frost & Sullivan Value- For- Money- Car of the Year (1.3L above category)
    • 15 Jan 2015
      Launch of the New Perodua Myvi.
  • 2014

    • 17 Dec 2014
      Perodua officiates first “hybrid” branch-dealer 3S centre
    • 15 Sep 2014
      Launch of the Perodua Axia
    • 10 Apr 2014
      Launch of the New Myvi XT
    • 13 Jan 2014
      Launch of The New Alza
  • 2013

    • 12 Mar 2013
      Launch of the S-Series Model
  • 2012

    • 18 Jul 2012
      Launch of the Perodua Alza Advanced Version 2
    • 02 Feb 2012
      Perodua introduces Alza Smart Ride.
  • 2011

    • 24 Nov 2011
      Launch of the New Perodua Myvi 1.3 in Mauritius.
    • 15 Sep 2011
      Launch of the New Myvi 1.5L ‘Lagi Power, Lagi Best’.
    • 28 Jul 2011
      Launch of Perodua Tweckbot
    • 16 Jun 2011
      Launch of the New Perodua Myvi by Deputy Prime Minister, YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj Mohd Yassin
    • 24 May 2011
      Digital Engineering Prototyping (DEP) Programme Graduation Ceremony and launch of Perodua`s Corporate Facebook.
    • 13 Apr 2011
      Perodua receives the Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Award for: :Perodua Alza - Best Model of the Year :Perodua ViVA - Value-for-Money Car of the Year (1.3L and below)
    • 24 Feb 2011
      Perodua receives Asian Auto Fuel Efficiency Awards 2010 for Compact City Car Category.
    • 26 Jan 2011
      Visit by former prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Perodua
    • 24 Jan 2011
      Hand over of engines and transmissions to Higher Learning Institutions for Perodua Eco-Challenge.
  • 2010

    • 02 Dec 2010
      Perodua participates in Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow` 2010
    • 11 Nov 2010
      Launch of Perodua ViVA Elite Exclusive Edition and official opening of Perodua puchong Service Centre.
    • 30 Aug 2010
      Visit by Deputy Finance Minister Senator Dato` Dr Awang Adek Hussin to Perodua.
    • 05 Aug 2010
      Perodua signs MoU with CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd.
    • 07 Jul 2010
      Perodua launches Myvi Limited Edition version.
    • 26 Jun 2010
      Perodua Eco-Challenge 2010
    • 12 May 2010
      The Perodua ViVA retains `Best Value for Money Model` at the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards.
    • 22 Apr 2010
      Perodua rolls out 1.7 millionth vehicle in 17 years by YAB Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Hj. Mohd Yassin.
    • 13 Apr 2010
      Press Conference of En Aminar Rashid Salleh`s 1st 100 days.
    • 10 Mar 2010
      Officiating ceremony of the 200,000th unit ViVA line off ceremony.
    • 26 Jan 2010
      Myvi ranked highest in compact car segment for 3 years running by JD Power Asia Pacific.
  • 2009

    • 28 Dec 2009
      Perodua gives 13 industry-grade robots to Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
    • 23 Nov 2009
      Launch of Perodua ALZA at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.
    • 16 Nov 2009
      Announcement of En Aminar Rashid Salleh as new Managing Director of Perodua.
    • 20 Oct 2009
      Officiating ceremony of Body & Paint hub, Subang Jaya.
    • 23 Jul 2009
      Launch of Perodua ViVA Elite at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
    • 20 Jul 2009
      Kancil phase out and ViVA 660Bx (Basic) line off ceremony.
    • 25 Jun 2009
      Perodua Viva receives the Best Value for Money Model of the Year (Malaysia) at Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Automotive 2009 Awards
    • 20 Jun 2009
      Perodua Eco-Challenge Race.
    • 27 Apr 2009
      Last unit of Kancil engine ceremony at Engine Shop, Perodua.
    • 18 Apr 2009
      Perodua exhibits clay model of Perodua ALZA at Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia Exhibition, Johor Bahru.
    • 30 Mar 2009
      Hand over of 12 Perodua Myvi`s to Higher Learning Institutions participating in Perodua Eco-Challenge.
  • 2008

    • 15 Dec 2008
      Perodua kicks off rear seat belt installation
    • 04 Dec 2008
      Perodua launches the Perodua Learning Centre
    • 10 Oct 2008
      Launch of the new Perodua Myvi Special Edition
    • 28 Aug 2008
      The launch of Perodua Myvi facelift.
    • 22 Jul 2008
      Signing ceremony of MoU between Road Safety Department and Perodua.
    • 05 Jul 2008
      Perodua Nautica 4WD receives the Best Value for Money Compact SUV at the Auto Industry Awards 2008.
    • 26 Jun 2008
      Perodua ViVA receives the Best Value for Money Model of the Year (Malaysia) at the Frost & Sullivan Asean Automotive 2008 Awards
    • 16 Jun 2008
      Perodua launches new corporate identity
    • 09 May 2008
      The launch of Perodua Nautica 4WD
    • 28 Apr 2008
      Perodua Nautica 4WD media test drive.
    • 12 Apr 2008
      Launch of Perodua JB2 Branch at Plentong.
    • 21 Mar 2008
      Perodua Myvi receives the JD Power's 2007 Best Compact Car Award
  • 2007

    • 01 Sep 2007
      Perodua Viva receives Car of the Year Autocar Asean Award 2007 (Supermini)
    • 16 Aug 2007
      Hand over ceremony of Jalur Gemilang at Perodua Headquarters.
    • 30 Jul 2007
      MoU signing ceremony between Bank Rakyat Malaysia Bhd, Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd and Takaful Ikhlas Sdn Bhd.
    • 20 Jul 2007
      Perodua Kancil discontinue ceremony and launch of Perodua ViVA BX (Basic).
    • 28 Jun 2007
      Perodua Myvi receives the Best Model of the Year (Malaysia) Award at the Frost & Sullivan 2007 Asean Automotive Awards
    • 11 May 2007
      Hand over of Perodua ViVA to first customers.
    • 10 May 2007
      The launch of Perodua ViVA
    • 30 Apr 2007
      ISO 9001:2000 & ISO 14001 hand over ceremony to Perodua Headquarters and branches.
    • 26 Apr 2007
      Perodua ViVA media test drive.
    • 20 Mar 2007
      Perodua Kelisa receives the JD Power's 2006 Best Compact Car Award
    • 09 Mar 2007
      The launch of Perodua Myvi Special Edition
    • 15 Feb 2007
      The launch of One Hour Superservis (OHSS)
    • 26 Jan 2007
      Perodua sends volunteers to assist Johor flood victims.
  • 2006

    • 01 Nov 2006
      The launch of Perodua Kenari RS
    • 17 Oct 2006
      The roll-out of the 100,000th Perodua Myvi
    • 09 Oct 2006
      Perodua Myvi receives the Autocar Asean's Car of The Year 2005/2006 Award
  • 2005

    • 22 Aug 2005
      The roll out of Perodua's 1,000,000th unit
    • 25 May 2005
      The launch of Perodua Myvi
  • 2004

    • 01 Sep 2004
      Perodua celebrates its 10th Anniversary.
    • 11 Jun 2004
      Perodua Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (PMSB) and Perodua Engine Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (PEMSB) receive the certification award of ISO 14001:1996 from Anglo-Japanese American (AJA) EQS Certification (M) Sdn Bhd.
    • 12 Apr 2004
      Perodua Sales Sdn Bhd (PSSB) receives certification award of ISO 9001:2000 and certification ISO 14001:1996.
  • 2003

    • 03 Jul 2003
      The signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Lub Dagangan Sdn Bhd and the official launch of Perodua Genuine Oil.
    • 06 Jun 2003
      The launch of Perodua Kembara new Dynamic Variable Valve Timing (DVVT). The DVVT is a technology which boosts engine performance and lowers petrol consumption.
    • 11 Apr 2003
      The roll out of the 500,000th Perodua Kancil.
  • 2001

    • 28 Sep 2001
      The launch of the new look Perodua Kancil. This is the first major facelift done to Perodua's first model, Kancil.
    • 24 Aug 2001
      The launch of Perodua Kelisa
  • 2000

    • 14 Jun 2000
      The launch of Perodua Kenari.
  • 1999

    • 23 Sep 1999
      PERODUA celebrates its' 5th anniversary.
    • 22 Sep 1999
      The roll out of the 250,000th Perodua Kancil.
  • 1998

    • 24 Aug 1998
      The launch of Kembara, the nation's 1st locally assembled four-wheel drive vehicle. PERODUA receives the prestigious ISO 9001 certification from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), United Kingdom
    • 20 Jan 1998
      PERODUA receives the ISO 9002 Certification from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), United Kingdom
  • 1997

    • 08 Aug 1997
      The launch of Perodua Nippa in the United Kingdom.
    • 14 May 1997
      The launch of Perodua Rusa 1.6
    • 28 Apr 1997
      Launch of the facelift Rusa. PERODUA receives the European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) Certificate and Conformity of Production (COP) Certification from the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA), United Kingdom.
    • 07 Jan 1997
      The roll out of the 100,000th Perodua Kancil.
  • 1996

    • 06 Mar 1996
      The launch of Perodua Rusa 1.3
    • 04 Mar 1996
      The export of the first batch of Perodua Kancil to Brunei Darussalam.
  • 1995

    • 22 Dec 1995
      The roll out of the 50,000th Perodua Kancil.
    • 28 Oct 1995
      Launch of the Kancil ERA by the Prime Minister of Malaysia at the Langkawi International Motor Show in Langkawi
  • 1994

    • 29 Aug 1994
      The launch of Perodua Kancil
    • 01 Aug 1994
      The Prime Minister of Malaysia, officiated the opening ceremony of Perodua's plant.