Shah Alam, 11 March 2019 – The 2019 Proton Persona was officially unveiled to the Malaysian media today at PROTON’s Malaysia Design Centre in Shah Alam. The B-segment family sedan has been given an exterior redesign as well as an intelligent head unit identical to the one in the 2019 Iriz and based on the system used in the Proton X70. Both the Persona and Iriz are the first models in Proton’s current range to be updated following the collaboration with Geely and the official launch of both vehicles is currently planned to occur simultaneously in March 2019.
Kluang, 8 March 2019 – Street Car Sdn Bhd (Street Car) officially opened Kluang’s first PROTON 3S dealer outlet to feature the Company’s new Corporate Identity (CI) colours. The event was officiated by Dr Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON, in the presence of the Directors of Street Car and senior management members of PROTON.
Subang Jaya, 6 March 2019 – PROTON continued its excellent start to 2019 as registrations for February 2019 totalled 5,283 units. The numbers represent an estimated market share of 12.7%, an increase of over 3% compared to the same month in 2018.
Subang Jaya, 28 February 2019 – The 2019 Proton Iriz has been officially unveiled to the Malaysian media. Armed with an exterior restyle as well as an intelligent head unit similar to the one that debuted on the Proton X70, PROTON’s B-segment hatchback is the first Proton model in the current range to be updated following the announcement of the collaboration with Geely. The official launch of the Iriz is currently planned for March 2019.
Subang Jaya, 26 February 2019 – PROTON has delivered over 5,500 units of the Proton X70 since it was launched and as such, many owners are eager to see what their vehicles are capable of. Consequently, nine Proton X70 owners have come together to organise an overland trip spanning four countries, 13 cities and 13,000km. Their destination is Hangzhou, China, the most populous city of Zhejiang Province and home to PROTON’s joint venture partner, Geely.
Subang Jaya, 25 February 2019 – The first official photos of the face lifted Proton Persona, PROTON’s award winning B-segment family sedan, have been released. Set to be launched in 2019 the Persona, together with its sister car the Proton Iriz, are the first models in the Company’s current range to be given an extensive exterior refresh since the commencement of the collaboration with Geely in 2017.
Subang Jaya, 1 February 2019 – The first official photos of the facelifted Proton Iriz, PROTON’s award winning B-segment hatchback, have been released. Set to be launched later this year, the Iriz is the first model in the Company’s current range to be given a facelift since the collaboration with Geely was announced.
Subang Jaya, 1 February 2019 – PROTON kicked off 2019 on a high note as total registrations climbed to 7,007 units for January 2019. The estimated market share is 14.5%, though the final figure will only be confirmed following the publication of industry sales data by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).
Kuala Lumpur, 18 January 2019 – Proton dealers were given access to financing today via a strategic collaboration penned between PROTON, AmBank and Credit Gurantee Corporation (CGC). The dealers will be provided financing via CGC’s Portfolio Guarantee (PG) facility worth RM100 million, which has been earmarked exclusively for eligible Proton dealers to assist them in upgrading their existing outlets to 3S and 4S centres.
Subang Jaya, 17 January 2019 – In relation to recall announcements made by Honda Motor Company regarding the passenger airbag inflator on the Honda Accord, PROTON would like to announce a service fix to replace the passenger airbag inflator for all current generation Proton Perdana models. This is a precautionary measure as the model is based on the Honda Accord and affects cars built from 2012 to the end of August 2018. A notice regarding this issue will be sent to all affected owners.