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

10 OCT 2019
Making road trips fun for families

Everybody needs an outlet to escape from the pressures of work and for most people, going on a trip with family members is the perfect way to relax and unwind. With the end of the school year fast approaching, the time to start planning that trip has arrived but that also brings up another issue; traveling expenses. Flying to somewhere exotic for a holiday can be expensive, but there are alternatives.

10 OCT 2019
PROTON 1 TANK ADVENTURE ENDS WITH AN EPIC JOURNEY

Subang Jaya, 10 October 2019 - The PROTON 1 Tank Adventure concluded with an epic drive that set off from Kota Bharu, the state capital of Kelantan, and ended at Johor Bahru. A total of 710km was covered by 36 finalists comprising of owners and members of the media who undertook the journey in 18 Proton cars, with everyone having to drive at real world speeds and face everyday traffic over a variety of road conditions.

4 OCT 2019
SPECIAL SCHEME FOR GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES AND FRESH GRADUATES

Subang Jaya, 4 October 2019 – PROTON and Bank Rakyat are offering special financial packages for fresh graduates and government employees on specific Proton cars. This special package which runs until 31 December 2019, provides up to 100% financing for fresh graduates and government employees.