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Identification of public awareness in preventive maintenance for personal automobile

Ngadiman, Yunos and Abdul Hamid, Nor Aziati and Bon, Abdul Talib and Ahmad, Mohd Fauzi and Raja Mohd Rasi, Raja Zuraidah and Yaw, Martin Yaw Swee Hock (2015) Identification of public awareness in preventive maintenance for personal automobile. In: 2nd International Conference on Industrial Engineering, Management Science and Applications (ICIMSA 2015), 26-28 May 2015, Tokyo, Japan.


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This study is to identify the awareness of public towards maintenance in their vehicle. The maintenance discuss in this study are narrowed and focused on two type of maintenance strategy particularly preventive maintenance. Maintaining vehicle have been an issue in Malaysia where we can see accidents happening in every seasonal in transportation sector. The lack of awareness towards maintenance may also lead to breakdown and malfunction. Therefore, the question comes whether the public has the awareness in maintaining their automobile, thus, this study will identify the public awareness in corrective and preventive maintenance towards personal Drivers. The study has been carried out at University of Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM) and focuses on the Drivers age kom early 20s to late 40s to identify their awareness or understanding towards maintenance. The study has been conducted with quantitative method and analyzed using statistical tools by cross tabulation. Studies on awareness in maintenance of vehicle have not been carrying out on individualslusa. Averagely, the respondents score a mean of 0.6475 which means that the respondents have more Yes answered in their sets of awareness questions. The study also concluded that experience and education on the respondents has the difference in affecting their awareness.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TL Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics > TL1-484 Motor vehicles. Cycles
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Nurhayati Ali
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2015 04:00
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2015 04:00
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/6984
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