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Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sendirian Berhad, usually abbreviated to Perodua is the second largest car manufacturer after Proton in Malaysia. The company was founded in 1992 and launched its first car, Perodua Kancil in August 1994. Shareholders of Perodua are UMW Corporation Sdn Bhd to share 38%, Daihatsu Motor (20%), MBM Resources Bhd (20%), PNB shares Resources Corporation Sdn Bhd (10%), Mitsui (7%) and Daihatsu (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (5%). Perodua mainly manufactures minicars and superminis and thus does not actually compete with Proton.

Historical Perodua cars are designed by Daihatsu. Daihatsu initially acquire 20% stake in Perodua, it increases to 25% in 2001 and then to 35%. In 2004, Toyota Avanza starts assembling Perodua cars in their Rawang market Malaysia plant. In the UK, cars are offered and sold by certain dealers Proton, who want to attract customers who are look for even smaller and cheaper alternative to the Proton. Sales in the UK are extremely small.

Compared to Proton, Perodua is much more successful in business ventures. Its cars are very popular in Malaysia, such as the recently introduced Perodua Myvi, which were sold 80,327 cars in 2006, and from the best-selling car rivals Proton Wira, sold only 28,886 cars in Malaysia. In 2006 and 2007, Perodua became the best company with the best-selling cars in Malaysia.

In 2008, Perodua exported only 624 cars, and in 2002 were exported 914 cars. These exports were negligible compared to 28,000 for Hyundai, 30,000 for SEAT in 2008. Export sales were slightly increased in 2009 to 650 and in 2010 is 761 cars. This success is mainly due to the new model, Perodua Myvi. In addition to UK and Singapore, Perodua also exports their cars to Mauritius, Brunei, Cyprus, Malta, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Nigeria, Syria, Lebanon, Qatar, Senegal, Saudi Arabia, Nepal and Fiji in a small number of local merchants.