January 07, 2016 @ 06:52 PM

BMW strengthens partnership with the education system

BMW donates five engines to five local education institutions.


BMW Group Malaysia recently made a donation with five of its BMW TwinPower Turbo 2.0-litre Four Cylinder engines to five Malaysian engineering universities and colleges. The donations were made to for research and development purposes and to help improve engineering expertise.
 
The academies that have benefited from the engine donations are the University Malaysia Pahang, The Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur, Taylor’s University, International College of Automotive and The Otomotif College. 
 
This isn’t the first time that BMW has collaborated with education institutions, early last year the manufacture had started a joint working partnership with Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor in the field of Supply Chain and Logistics Management. The main aim of the collaboration was to generate skilled workforce and to bring new perspectives into the business horizon.
 
Mr. Alan Harris, Managing Director and CEO of BMW Group Malaysia said, “Working with engineering universities and colleges here provides us with the opportunity to share and grow expertise, skills and indirectly helps drive innovation for the automotive industry in the country. It is our way of creating value for the industry which is a core principle of the BMW Group.”
 
Jerrica Leong 
 

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