Inokom is principally involved in the manufacture and assembly of light commercial vehicles as well as contract assembly. Its manufacturing facility is located in Padang Meha, Kulim, occupying 200 acres of freehold land. Production commenced in August 1997.
The Company is owned by a consortium of corporate shareholders, which constitute of Sime Darby Berhad (51%), Pesumal (M) Sdn Bhd (14%), Hyumal Motor Sdn Bhd (“Hyumal”) (5%), Hyundai Motor Company of South Korea (“Hyundai”) (15%) and Berjaya Group Berhad (15%).
Inokom started with the Malaysian National Commercial Vehicles (“MNCV”) project which produced Permas and Lorimas models, based on the technology transferred from Renault and Hyundai respectively.
Inokom started manufacturing Hyundai’s micro multi-functional vehicles (MFV) in September 2002. The agreement had been finalised upon signing of the Technical Licence Agreement between the two parties in March 2002. Since then, Inokom had produced various ranges of products in our Kulim assembly plant. The model ranges from passenger to commercial vehicle. The marketing and distribution of Inokom products is handled by Hyundai Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd.