Subang Jaya, 18 June 2019 – PROTON customers can now enjoy additional benefits when they insure their cars with PROTON’s panel of insurers. Known as the Proton Insurance Programme (PIP), the offer is applicable for both new car purchasers and Proton car owners who are renewing their insurance policies and is available at all authorised PROTON outlets.
Subang Jaya, 18 June 2019 – Experience may be irreplaceable but many great ideas have sprung from young and eager minds. Intent on tapping this wellspring of creativity, PROTON has embarked on a nationwide quest to find students with leadership qualities to lead meaningful marketing campaigns centred on the first intelligent SUV in Malaysia, the Proton X70. The competition is aptly named the ‘Intelligence that Inspires Challenge’, which takes a leaf out of PROTON’s tagline for the most popular C-segment executive SUV, which is ‘Intelligence that Inspires’.
China’s Minister of Industry and Information Technology, the Honourable Mr Miao Wei, arrived at PROTON’s Tanjung Malim plant today as part of a work visit to Malaysia. Accompanying him was YB Tuan Eddin Syazlee Shith, Malaysia’s Deputy Minister of Communications and Multimedia along with government officials from both countries.
Seremban, 4 May 2019 – Setia Auto Drive Sdn Bhd (Setia Auto Drive) officially opened as PROTON 3S dealer outlet which features the Company’s new Corporate Identity (CI) colours. The event was jointly officiated by Dr Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON, and Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Aminuddin Harun, the Chief Minister of Negeri Sembilan. Directors of Setia Auto Drive and senior management members of PROTON were also present for the launch ceremony.
Subang Jaya, 3 May 2019 – PROTON has continued its upward momentum in 2019 by achieving sales figures that put the Company in second place for the month of April. 7,011 units were sold last month, which is an increase of 14.1% over March and a 75% improvement over April 2018. This was achieved despite a downturn in TIV that contracted by 6.2% month-on-month making PROTON the only automotive brand ranked in the top five to record positive growth. This fact is also reflected in overall sales growing by 50.2% so far this year.
PROTON today awarded 258 employees from PROTON Shah Alam and Tanjung Malim with the Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) Level 3. The graduation ceremony was graced by Dr Mohd Rashid Buyong Hamzah, Deputy Director General of the Department of Skills Development and Dato’ Radzaif Mohamed, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.
Beijing, China, 26 April 2019 – PROTON exchanged documents with two different parties in Beijing to help power the Company’s expansion plans for the future. The first exchange was with ALHAJ Automobile (ALHAJ) from Pakistan and was a Licensing and Technical Assistance Agreement related to the building of a manufacturing plant in Karachi to assemble Proton cars for the Pakistani market. The second document exchange was with China Construction Bank (CCB) for banking facilities totalling RM1.88b.