Malaysian Groups Collaborate on Electric, Hybrid Cars

The MBOV project is a follow-up to the faculty's first electric car project, MBOC Proto-1.

Published: 29-Jul-2007

Edaran Otomobil Nasional Bhd (EON) has presented a Proton Savvy 1.2 to the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Faculty of Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) to be used for research on motorised battery-operated vehicles (MBOVs).

The research will focus on developing technology for an electric-powered car.

The MBOV project is a follow-up to the faculty's first electric car project, MBOC Proto-1, launched on Feb 21, 2005 and which resulted in the research group fabricating its own model. 

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