"PROTON Holdings Berhad ("PROTON") today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with PT. Adiperkasa Citra Lestari ("PT ACL") to establish cooperation ties between Malaysia and Indonesia ("Parties") in relation to the development and manufacturing of Indonesia National Car", tulis siaran pers di situs tersebut tertanggal 9 Februari 2015.
Dikatakan siaran pers itu, MoU kerja sama antara perusahaan ACL yang dipimpin oleh AM Hendropriyono tersebut memang untuk pengembangan dan perakitan mobil nasional Indonesia.
"The MoU is aimed at furthering business opportunities between both companies of the two neighbouring countries in areas relating to the development and manufacturing of the proposed vehicle project," tulis siaran pers itu lagi.
Lebih jauh, studi kelayakan akan dimulai sebagai tindak lanjut dari penandatanganan MoU tersebut. Kerja sama dengan Proton disebutkan untuk keuntungan dua pihak dalam mengembangkan pasar yang lebih luas.
"Therefore, we are pleased with the opportunities this MoU presents as this collaboration allows both nations and companies to provide knowledge-transfer and mutual sharing of expertise in the area of automotive whilst strengthening the bilateral ties among the countries," kata CEO Proton Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah dalam siaran pers.
"We are very happy to be working with PROTON and Malaysia in this project. With the expertise that PROTON has and our similar culture and environment, we are confident that PROTON can help to train and develop a pool of specialist workforce for our automotive industry. This collaboration when materialized will not only spur the Indonesian automotive industry further but also expand knowledge and capabilities of our people," kata Hendropriyono.