Subang Jaya, 21 February 2020 – PROTON lauds the government’s move towards transforming Malaysia in to a hub for the development and production of Next Generation Vehicles (NxGV) and critical components. Following on from the call to develop Energy Efficient Vehicles (EEV) in NAP 2014, the new strategy presents opportunities to stakeholders in the automotive industry to introduce new technologies to the country while also elevating the skills and capabilities of the local vendor community.
Puchong, 15 February 2020 – Lesydear Automobile Sdn Bhd, (Lesydear Auto) officially opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Puchong. The event was officiated by Yang Berhormat Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia. Also present for the ceremony was Yang Berhormat Ng Sze Han, the Selangor State Exco for Local Government, Public Transportation and New Village Development, as well as PROTON management and staff.
Subang Jaya, 12 February 2020 – PROTON launched the 2020 Proton X70, the latest iteration of the automakers’ segment leading sports-utility-vehicle (SUV) today. Built on a completely new production line at its refurbished plant in Tanjung Malim, the 2020 Proton X70 brings a host of features and new technology that further increase the value proposition of the award winning vehicle.
Subang Jaya, 3 February 2020 - PROTON began the first month of the year with a continued strong showing after a stellar 2019 performance. The company recorded a total of 8,506 new registrations, representing a 20.2% increase over the same period last year. This also marks PROTON’s most successful January sales in 4 years. Market share was another key area of growth as the company’s position increased by 4.9% to 19.5%, compared to the same period last year.
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.