DRB-HICOM Berhad, through its subsidiaries, invests in the automotive, property and construction, services, and defense sectors primarily in Malaysia. The company engages in the manufacture, assembly, pre-delivery inspection, distribution, and sale of motor vehicles, motorcycles, and special purpose vehicles, as well as sale of related spares and services. It also involves in the construction of integrated townships and industrial parks; and development of retail, commercial, and residential properties. In addition, the company provides various services, including solid waste management, financial, automotive maintenance, vehicle inspection, leisure, and information technology services. Additionally, DRB-HICOM involves in assembling, body building, and fabricating military vehicles, as well as providing auxiliary services, including military vehicles repair, maintenance, retrofitting, and refurbishment. Further, the company engages in the Islamic banking business, as well as offers related financial services, including fund management and Islamic venture capital services; and underwrites general and life insurance products. It also involves in the cultivation and marketing of rubber and oil palm; management of projects, as well as rental of properties; operation and maintenance of a power plant; manufacture and supply of die cast parts, thermo plastic and thermo setting products, and plastic injected parts and plastic injection moulds; and importation, distribution, and servicing of industrial, marine, and engineering products. In addition, the company operates as a superintendent of airport operation systems, as well as provides related ground handling, in flight catering, cargo handling, and warehousing space services. DRB-HICOM is based in Shah Alam, Malaysia.
52 WEEK HIGH
08/7/09 - 1.33
52 WEEK LOW
04/13/09 - 0.76
AVERAGE VOLUME 10 D
DRB-HIcom is poised to become a sports car manufacturer after sealing a pact with the UK-based
Potenza Sports Car Ltd. DRB-HICOM and Potenza plan to produce a range of models in Malaysia
for the domestic and Asia-Pacific markets. Potenza is the designer and manufacturer of the niche
Westfield and GTM brands of sports cars. The company has sold over 10,000 cars since 1983 to
Europeans and other driving enthusiasts around the world. DRB-HICOM MD Datuk Seri Mohd
Khamil Jamil said that it could become the exclusive importer, manufacturer and distributor of the
Potenza sports cars. "The vehicles will include electric and the hybrid variants in the right-handdrive
markets of the Asia-Pacific region," Khamil said. At the break, the stock rose 1sen to RM1.21.