Subang Jaya, 3 December 2019 – Sales for PROTON continue to strengthen as 2019 comes to a close. The national carmaker had another strong performance in November as year-on-year sales for the month grew by 100% with 9,643 units sold. The cumulative volume for the year stands at 89,476 units, which marks a 50.1% growth in total year-on-year numbers. Market share has also grown and is estimated to now be at 16.2% for the whole of 2019.
Subang Jaya, 29 November 2019 – The headlines for the recently concluded Sepang 1000km (S1K) race were grabbed by Team Proton R3 (R3) for finishing first and second but the most surprising result of the race was actually claimed by the third R3 entrant. The Proton Saga driven by Leona Chin, Faye Kusairi and Nurul Husna, R3’s three lady drivers, came home a respectable seventh, setting the record for the best result achieved by an all-ladies driver line-up and proving their mettle in what was a very tough race.
Subang Jaya, 24 November 2019 – Team Proton R3 (R3) capped a successful 2019 season yesterday by winning the Sepang 1000km (S1K) race for a third consecutive time. The 2019 Proton Iriz driven by Mitchell Cheah and Fariqe Hairuman dominated proceedings in a tough race that featured a safety car period and inclement weather leading to proceedings ending after nine hours instead of the scheduled 181 laps. There was double joy for R3 as the 2019 Proton Saga driven by Syafiq Ali and Admi Shahrul came home in second place.
Subang Jaya, 1 November 2019 – Sales for PROTON continue to rise this year as the national carmaker kicked off the final quarter of 2019 with 9,503 sales in October. The cumulative total for the first 10 months of the year now stands at 79,833 (domestic + export) units, a growth rate of 46% and a remarkable achievement given that Total-Industry-Volume (TIV) has shrunk by 1.3%. Market share for the year is estimated at 16%, which is a healthy 5.2% increase over the previous year. The Company also strengthened its hold on second place in the overall sales table, a position it is confident of maintaining to the end of 2019.
Kota Kinabalu, 20 October 2019 – Shirba Auto World Sdn Bhd (Shirba Auto) officially opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Kota Kinabalu. The event was jointly officiated by YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry and Yusri Bin Yusuf, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy, PROTON.
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.
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.
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.
Subang Jaya, 3 October 2019 – Team Proton R3 (R3) drivers Fariqe Hairuman and Syafiq Ali have clinched the M-Production class championship for the 2019 Malaysia Championship Series (MCS). Driving a Proton Iriz, the pair finished second in Round 5, a gruelling 300km race offering double points to those who finish in the top-10.
Kuching, 3 October 2019 – The PROTON 1 Tank Adventure decamped for its third and final leg in Sarawak last weekend. The route was the shortest of all the preliminary legs with a total of 450km journey from Kuching, to Damai and then the Eastern most tip of the state at Teluk Melano before returning to the state capital. It was a shorter run, but tough road conditions, traffic and heavy rain made it tough on all participants while a taking a car ferry to cross a river added to the sense of adventure.