|Actual profit after tax and minority interest|
|a) Competition from Rapid KL in the Company's prime route in|
Selangor and Kuala Lumpur.
|Due to the unexpected presence and competition from Rapid KL in the Company's prime route, the Company's revenue has been adversely affected.|
|b) Shortfall in the progressive addition of 113 buses for KL route|
as per the Company's original plan.
|Due to the presence and competition from Rapid KL from (a) above which was unexpected, the Company is unable to utilize the buses in this route productively.|
|c) Impact of monsson season in December on the Company's|
East Coast operation.
|Due to the excessive flooding and natural calamities in the monsoon month of December, the buses were unable to operate and this has again adversely affected the Company's revenue. Furthermore, there is no cost savings due to the fixed nature of the overheads.|
|d) Impact of the unsubsidised diesels.|
|In the Company's earlier forecast, the Company expected the subsidized fuel of RM1.43/litre to be available to the Company throughout the year on the understanding that the Company has with the regulatory authorities. However, this has not been the case, which thereafter cost the Company RM1.58/litre for the 40% of the total fuel comsumption during the year.|