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.
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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.
PROTON launched the 2019 Saga on 6 August, the fifth model launched by the Company in the space of eight months. The Saga is of course synonymous with the history of PROTON. With a history spanning 34 years and over 2,000,000 units delivered to customers in Malaysia and export markets, it is without a doubt the car that defines Malaysia’s carmaker.
Subang Jaya, 2 October 2019 - PROTON’s sales surge in 2019 is bringing the carmaker back to the forefront of Malaysia’s automotive market. Another major milestone was achieved at the end of September when the Company exceeded its total sales for 2018 in just three quarters. With 70,330 units (domestic + export) registered so far this year, compared to 64,744 for the whole of last year, the Malaysian carmaker is on track to post a substantial growth figure for the whole year.
Subang Jaya, 27 September 2019 – PROTON’s strategy to launch five new models in eight months has paid big dividends as the Company claimed five out of a possible six awards during the fourth CarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards gala dinner. The Proton X70, which set the ball rolling when it was launched on 12 December 2018 and is PROTON’s first SUV, was the biggest winner as it was named Best Large-size SUV/Crossover (2-Row seating) and then received the Local Car of The Year accolade at the end of the night.