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2020 Shell Eco-marathon Asia: Shell Malaysia, MARii to help local students to shine further

En. Bakri Bin Alias, Sr. General Manager, Advance Technology Development Division, MARii delivering a speech on the Shell Malaysia and MARii partnership for better local student team outcomes.

After an exciting year hosting the 2019 Shell Eco-marathon Asia, Shell Malaysia decided to improve the Malaysian university entrant by providing more assistance to shine better in 2020. For this year Shell Malaysia is working together Malaysia Automotive Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii), to grant access for all the entrant to collaborate with four local original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Nimmi Kamal, Country Head of External Relations, Shell Malaysia, sharing her SEMA experience with the 2020 participants.

Opportunity to collaborate but with a catch

So the opportunity door is opened to all the Malaysian university entrants, however, there is a catch. The students are required to pitch their car ideas to the four local OEMs. Not an easy task but it will helped the students in the future to improved on their pitching and marketing skills.

The industry players who participated to collaborate with the entrants are Suria Component Manufacturing (M) Sdn. Bhd, Sapura Engineering Sdn Bhd, Kasai Teck See Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Jasa Sarjana Sdn Bhd. A huge thanks to four local companies for giving the effort to support our home-grown talents.

So are you interested with Make the Future Live Malaysia? Make the Future Live Malaysia is Shell Eco-marathon Asia, a platform that challenges students to design and build ultra-energy-efficient cars, and then put them to test. Make the Future Live Malaysia 2020 will take place in Sepang International Circuit (SIC) from the 2nd to the 5th of June.

For more information on Make the Future Live Malaysia and Shell Eco-marathon Asia 2020, please visit: www.shell.my/makethefuture

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