Our story traces back to 1979 where former prime minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad conceived a vision: to create a national car. A monumental challenge even to this day. In 1983, PROTON was formed, laying the foundations to the nation’s pride in the automotive industry.

1985 marked a momentous year in Malaysia’s history. The country’s first national car, the Proton Saga, rolled out to the masses. An elusive dream for most nations, PROTON made it a reality for Malaysia. Since its inception, PROTON has become a key driver of national development as it paves the way forward with technology transfer, strategic partnerships and technical collaborations. Today, with the collaboration of our strategic partner, Geely, PROTON continues to design and build cars as it helps shape the landscape of Malaysia’s automotive industry, while it aims to grow big internationally. 

 

LATEST NEWS

23 APR 2019
PROTON LAUNCHES THE 2019 IRIZ AND PERSONA

Kuala Lumpur, 23 April 2019 – After having previewed both cars at the recent Malaysia Autoshow, PROTON officially launched the 2019 Proton Iriz and Persona today at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC).

11 APR 2019
TUN MAHATHIR UNVEILS 2019 IRIZ AND PERSONA AT MALAYSIA AUTOSHOW

Serdang, 11 April 2019 – The covers have finally been taken off the 2019 Proton Iriz and Proton Persona as both updated models made their public debut at the Malaysia Autoshow in Serdang today. Unveiling the cars was the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, who was accompanied by Dato’ Sri Syed Faisal Albar, Chairman of PROTON and Dr. Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.

10 APR 2019
PROTON CONTINUES PARTNERSHIP WITH PETRONAS LUBRICANTS AS THE PREFERRED FLUID SOLUTIONS PROVIDER

Kuala Lumpur, 9 April 2019 – Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (PROTON) today extended their partnership with PETRONAS Lubricants Marketing Malaysia Sdn Bhd (PLMM), a subsidiary of PETRONAS Dagangan Berhad (PDB) and PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI) for a period of ten years, to develop, supply and deliver lubricant products and functional fluids, effective 1 January 2019.