Subang Jaya, 7 July 2020 – 9 July 1985 was just another day for many people but for Malaysia, it marked the date of entry to a select group of nations with the capability to build their own cars. That was the day the Proton Saga started rolling off production lines, a little over two years after the establishment of Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (PROTON).
Subang Jaya, 2 July 2020 – Malaysian car sales rebounded during the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) in June as incentives from the government and pent up demand pushed Total Industry Volume (TIV) numbers ahead of where they were in 2019. PROTON has benefitted from this surge as sales of Malaysian automotive brands are estimated to account for 66.4% of the market this month.
Subang Jaya, 3 June 2020 – As automotive companies restarted operations under the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), the automotive industry in Malaysia took its first tentative steps down the road to recovery in May. With nearly a full month of sales in the books, the first results are now in.
Subang Jaya, 1 June 2020 – PROTON would like to announce the appointment of Roslan Abdullah as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Concurrently, he is also appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd (PESB), a wholly owned subsidiary of PROTON involved in the distribution of Proton cars and providing sales and after sales services to customers, effective June 1st, 2020.
Subang Jaya, 21 May 2020 – PROTON has contributed 5,000 face shields to the Ministry of Home Affairs (KDN) to support frontliners on duty enforcing the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) during the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri holidays. A handover ceremony was held at Putrajaya with Dato’ Radzaif Mohamed, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of PROTON, representing the Company while receiving on behalf of the Home Affairs Ministry was Dato’ Jamil Rakon, Secretary General, Ministry of Home Affairs.
Subang Jaya, 18 May 2020 – As Malaysia moves closer towards the lifting of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), it cannot be denied the flattening of the nation’s infection curve has been achieved by the joint effort of the public and the tireless work put in by frontliners in all areas. From doctors and nurses screening possible virus carriers and dispensing care to those who need it to members of the police and armed forces who have manned thousands of 24-hour roadblocks nationwide, each has played a vital role in the largest control and containment exercise the country has ever seen.
Subang Jaya, 16 May 2020 – After the implementation of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) on 4 May, PROTON proceeded with the progressive reopening of all its sales and service outlets and corporate office on the following day. With over 9,000 staff and many more working at its dealerships, the company has taken a number of necessary precautionary steps to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus amongst its staff.
Subang Jaya, 12 May 2020 – PROTON is proud to introduce the PROTON Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS), which will be offered as standard equipment on the 2020 Proton X70. The system combines the benefits of an N95 Cabin Filter and the Air Purifier System to offer a comprehensive method to improve in-cabin air quality.
Subang Jaya, 9 May 2020 – As more Malaysians turn to the e-hailing industry as a source of supplementary income, the need for efficient, comfortable and reliable cars to perform such duties has increased. In a move to promote the use of their vehicles within the industry, PROTON has unveiled an offer to incentivise car buyers.