Subang Jaya, 14 December 2018 – Delegates of the 21st Miss Tourism International (MTI) pageant visited the PROTON Centre of Excellence (COE) in Subang Jaya today for a test track experience of the Proton X70, the first SUV from PROTON. Following their session, the 45 delegates joined senior management members of PROTON to host 25 children from Sweet Care orphanage to lunch while also handing out gifts.
Kuala Lumpur, 12 December 2018 – PROTON officially launched the Proton X70 at a glittering ceremony officiated by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). Full details of the flagship SUV were also revealed at the event including the selling price, service, financing and warranty packages.
Subang Jaya, 3 December 2018 – PROTON registered 4,820 new car sales in November 2018, an improvement over the same period in 2017. Market share as a percentage of the Total Industry Volume (TIV) is estimated at 10.2% though a final confirmed figure will only be available following the publication of industry sales data by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA).
Subang Jaya, 26 November 2018 – Team Proton R3 (R3), have defended the Sepang 1000KM Endurance Race (S1K) title it won in 2017 by claiming a second successive win in the event. Fariqe Hairuman and Syafiq Ali drove their Proton Iriz to the top of the podium in the 181-lap race, simultaneously getting the first major win for the car as well as a fourth S1K title for R3.
Subang Jaya, 22 November 2018 – PROTON gave the Proton X70, its first ever SUV, its public debut during the media day of the 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS). Held at the Malaysian International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in Kuala Lumpur the show officially opens its doors to the public from 23 November to 2 December and all visitors are invited to get a closer look at the Proton X70 when visiting the Company’s booth.
Subang Jaya, 21 November 2018 – Team Proton R3 (R3), winners of the Sepang 1000KM Endurance Race (S1K) in 2017 will be defending its title in the 2018 edition of the event with a new car spearheading its efforts. The Proton Saga will be competing in the S1K for the first time alongside the Proton Iriz in a two-car effort that R3 hopes will bring a second consecutive and fourth overall race win for PROTON.
Subang Jaya, 16 November 2018 – The Proton X70, the first SUV from PROTON, has successfully achieved a 5-star rating after being tested by the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries (ASEAN NCAP). Details for the latest round of ASEAN NCAP tests have been released, showing the newest Proton model sits near the top of its segment for occupant safety.