UMW Holdings Bhd. operates as an investment company, which has interest in the automotive; equipment; manufacturing and engineering businesses. It operates through the following business segments: Automotive; Equipment; Manufacturing & Engineering and Others. The Automotive segment imports, assembles, and markets passenger and commercial vehicles as well as related spares. The Equipment segment trades and leases light and heavy equipment used in the industrial, construction, and agricultural sectors. The Manufacturing & Engineering segment manufactures, assembles, and trades automotive parts; and blending, packaging, marketing, and distribution of lubricants; and other established agency lines in the automotive field. The Other segment provides support services in travel; information technology; management and corporate services and various professional services; and manufacturing, fabrication, and supply of products and services to oil and gas industry. The company was founded by Yee Soh Chia in 1917 and is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.