Kota Kinabalu, 24 August 2019 – Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd, (Fook Loi) officially opened the first PROTON flagship 4S Centre in Malaysia today. The opening ceremony was officiated by the Chief Minister of Sabah, YAB Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Mohd. Shafie bin Haji Apdal with Dr. Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON, Directors of Fook Loi and senior management members of PROTON in attendance.
Subang Jaya, 22 August 2019 – Team Proton R3 (R3), PROTON’s racing and rallying division, has announced a lady racers search and mentorship programme for race teams competing in the Malaysia Speed Festival (MSF) series. The programmes are in partnership with MSF who are the largest grassroots motorsports event in the country. Both programmes aim to develop motorsports at a grassroots level by leveraging on R3’s experience built up over years of competition.
Seremban, 18 August 2019 – Ultra Gallant Sdn Bhd (Ultra Gallant) has successfully opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Oakland Industrial Park, Seremban. The new 3S outlet offers facilities for sales, service and spare parts for all Proton cars. The investment for this new outlet is approximately RM 4 million. The outlet is situated in a strategic area, surrounded by new malls and is near the Seremban 2 Township. The new outlet also boasts a built-up area of more than 20,000 feet covering 1.15 acres, making it one of the biggest PROTON 3S centres in the state.
Subang Jaya, 16 August 2019 – PROTON launched its first limited production SUV when it unveiled the Proton X70 Merdeka Edition (ME) at its dealer, Ming Heng Motor’s 4S showroom in Setapak. Available exclusively as a Premium variant Proton X70, 62 units of the Proton X70 ME will be offered at RM126,100 in either snow white or flame red only.
Kuala Lumpur, 6 August 2019 – PROTON has launched the 2019 Saga during an event held at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and officiated by Yang Berhormat Dato’ Darell Leiking, Minister for the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI). Also present at the event were Dato’ Mohammad Zainal Shaari, Chairman of DRB-HICOM, Dato’ Sri Syed Faisal Albar, Chairman of PROTON, Dr. Li Chunrong, CEO of PROTON and Dato’ Radzaif Mohamed, Deputy CEO of PROTON.
Subang Jaya, 1 August 2019 – After a gap of 40 months, PROTON has returned to second in total sales for Malaysia’s automotive market. The last time the Company was in a similar position was March 2016, while the last calendar year it finished in second was back in 2015. Sales of 8,590 units for July means the positive momentum for the year, has been carried forward for a seventh consecutive month making PROTON, the only brand to achieve such a feat in 2019.
Subang Jaya, 31 July 2019 – The PROTON ‘Intelligence that Inspires Challenge’ ended on Monday, 29 July 2019, with an exciting final held at PROTON’s Centre Of Excellence (COE) headquarters. 12 teams competed against each other and made their final presentations to a panel of seven judges consisting of senior management from PROTON, marketing industry professionals and members of the media.
Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd, has opened another PROTON 3S outlet in Sabah. This time, the new outlet is located in Lahad Datu and joins the 3S outlet opened by Fook Loi in Sandakan last year. The Lahad Datu 3S outlet is the first by a Sabah dealer to feature PROTON’s new Corporate Identity colours. As a 3S outlet it offers facilities for sales, servicing and spare parts for all Proton cars. The renovation and upgrading works undertaken for the new outlet cost approximately RM2 million.
Team PROTON R3 (R3), dominated Round 3 of the 2019 Malaysia Championship Series (MCS) by clinching a double victory that included locking out the podium places with a 1-2-3 finish in race two. Held at the Sepang International Circuit (SIC) over the weekend, each race was a gruelling one hour affair that tested the limits of the cars and their drivers and ultimately proved once again that R3 are the dominant team in the M-Production class.
Subang Jaya, 12 July 2019 – PROTON has announced the list of 12 teams that will compete against each other in the final of the ‘Intelligence that Inspires Challenge’, a marketing competition that takes a leaf out of the Company’s tagline for its popular C-segment executive SUV, the Proton X70. The event, scheduled to take place at the PROTON Centre of Excellence (COE) on 29 July 2019, will see competing teams present their marketing case studies to a panel of judges consisting of PROTON senior management, experts from the field of marketing and members of the media.