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

21 FEB 2020
PROTON SUPPORTS CALL TO DEVELOP NEXT GENERATION VEHICLES

Subang Jaya, 21 February 2020 – PROTON lauds the government’s move towards transforming Malaysia in to a hub for the development and production of Next Generation Vehicles (NxGV) and critical components. Following on from the call to develop Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) in NAP 2014, the new strategy presents opportunities to stakeholders in the automotive industry to introduce new technologies to the country while also elevating the skills and capabilities of the local vendor community.

17 FEB 2020
PROTON OPENS NEW 3S OUTLET IN PUCHONG

Puchong, 15 February 2020 – Lesydear Automobile Sdn Bhd, (Lesydear Auto) officially opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Puchong. The event was officiated by Yang Berhormat Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia. Also present for the ceremony was Yang Berhormat Ng Sze Han, the Selangor State Exco for Local Government, Public Transportation and New Village Development, as well as PROTON management and staff.

12 FEB 2020
PROTON LAUNCHES THE 2020 PROTON X70

Subang Jaya, 12 February 2020 – PROTON launched the 2020 Proton X70, the latest iteration of the automakers’ segment leading sports-utility-vehicle (SUV) today. Built on a completely new production line at its refurbished plant in Tanjung Malim, the 2020 Proton X70 brings a host of features and new technology that further increase the value proposition of the award winning vehicle.