Subang Jaya, 13 January 2020 – Following the launch of the Proton X70 in July last year, Pad Motors Sdn Bhd, the distributor for PROTON in Brunei achieved another milestone with the soft launch of the updated Proton Iriz, Saga and Persona on Friday, 10 January. The event, attended by customers, social influencers and other related parties will be followed by a roadshow programme starting 28 January.
Kuala Lumpur, 10 January 2020 – PROTON’s new line-up of models continued to gain recognition when the Proton X70 was named the winner of the Midsize Crossover & SUVs 5 Seaters category as well as the Overall Car of the Year 2019 for the 18th Malaysia Cars of the Year awards. The recently updated Proton Saga was also a winner, claiming the Entry Level Sedan & Hatchback prize while PROTON’s Chief Executive Officer, Dr Li Chunrong, was honoured with the Automotive Man of the Year award.
Tawau, 10 January 2020 – Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd, (Fook Loi) officially opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Tawau. The event was jointly officiated by Edmund Lim Meng Thong, PROTON Head of Sales and Datuk Anthony Chu Nyuk Loi, the Chairman of Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd.
Subang Jaya, 2 January 2020 – PROTON closed 2019 strongly as the national carmaker hit another significant milestone in a year punctuated by highlights. Sales for the month of December were the highest for the whole of 2019, growing by 112% over the corresponding month in 2018 closing at 11,117 units. This is equivalent to a 20.5% share of Total-Industry-Volume (TIV) in December and also the first time the Company has sold more than 11,000 cars in a month since July 2014.
Subang Jaya, 29 December 2019 – The Proton X70’s role as an official government vehicle was strengthened when another unit of the award-winning SUV was recently delivered to the Ministry of Finance (MoF) for Dato’ Shahrol Anuwar Sarman, Statutory Bodies Division Secretary for the Strategic Management Division. Also present at the ceremony were En Shaheeran Jalalludin, Operations Head of SPANCO, En Hazrin Fazail Haroon, Director of Group Engineering, PROTON and En Fazli Hisham Shukor, Director of Corporate Sales, PROTON.
Islamabad, Pakistan, 17 December 2019 – When the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Yang Amat Berhormat Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad visited Pakistan for the country’s Resolution Day Celebrations in March this year, he gifted the Prime Minister of Pakistan, His Excellency Mr. Imran Khan, a unit of the Proton X70 during a ceremonial plaque signing ceremony. Yesterday, Malaysian car manufacturer PROTON delivered a Proton X70 to the government of Pakistan.
Kuala Lumpur, 14 December 2019 – One year after it was launched in Malaysia, the Proton X70 is raising eyebrows on its first anniversary by becoming a hit on Shopee. Over 200 units were booked in the first few days of the e-commerce platform’s 12.12 Birthday Sale, pointing towards the enduring popularity of PROTON’s premium C-segment SUV and the acceptance of online customers to booking cars via the Internet.
Tanjung Malim, 13 December 2019 – One year and one day after it was launched in Malaysia, the first Proton X70 to be built at PROTON’s new RM1.2 billion plant extension in Tanjung Malim has rolled off the production line ahead of its highly anticipated market introduction. Among the dignitaries in attendance at the event were YB Datuk Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Sri Syed Faisal Albar, Chairman of PROTON, Mr An Conghui, President and CEO of Geely Auto Group as well as senior management members of PROTON.
Langkawi, 11 December 2019 – The Proton X70, the most popular premium C-segment SUV in Malaysia has been selected as one of the official vehicles of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) 2020 or MyAPEC 2020. It will be used to support the year-long forum that promotes economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region.