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

5 DEC 2022
PROTON PRODUCES 10,000th 1.5 TGDI ENGINE AT TANJUNG MALIM

Milestone achieved just seven short months since production started in April. 126,682 units sold pushes YTD November sales to a near nine-year peak.

23 NOV 2022
PROTON SETS UP REGIONAL PARTS CENTRE IN KUCHING

New 28,000 sq ft facility built to support customers in East Malaysia. East Malaysia sales on uptrend following launch of X-series models

3 NOV 2022
PROTON EXCEEDS TOTAL SALES VOLUME FOR 2021 WITH TWO MONTHS REMAINING

Total volume of 115,366 units is highest sales figure in eight years. Nearly 50,000 Proton SUVs delivered this year as X70 celebrates 4th birthday