MoU between UMP and Haro Sports & Entertainment Sdn. Bhd.
Automotive Engineering Centre (AEC) was recently involved in the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing event between UMP and Haro Sports and Entertainment Sdn. Bhd. .The signing ceremony was held at Tun Abdul Razak Chancellery Banquet Hall at UMP Pekan on August 30, 2019. Haro Sports also presented a Toyota 86 racing car to UMP.
The university signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Haro Sports and Entertainment Sdn. Bhd. recently that would pave the way for collaborations in automotive engineering and exploring the possibilities that would help expand the motor and racing industry. It was a collaboration between synergy partners, one from a public sector and another from the private sector. It would also involve research works and transfer of motoring and racing technology to the trainers and trainees comprising UMP students and staff themselves.
Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) is set to be the first institute of higher learning in Malaysia to have the know-how in manufacturing motor sports vehicle and become the main manufacturer for the Formula Comet. The collaboration would open a lot of opportunities for selected UMP students to venture into the field and enhance their skills in Formula Comet motor sports vehicle research and development programme as well as in racing and event management. The collaboration would open up to a wider prospect of networking especially with potentially credible international partners.