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.
This facility situated in Bandar Bukit Puchong is easily accessible via the LDP Highway, and is primed to serve residents in the area. The new outlet which cost approximately RM2.5 million to build consists of 6 bays and 4 hoists and can accommodate up to 5 display cars in the showroom. Amenities such as a coffee bar, laptop charging ports and free Wi-Fi are available for customers’ comfort and convenience.
With this 3S outlet, customers in Puchong and the surrounding area can have access to sales, service and spare parts availability all under one roof.
To-date, PROTON has the largest number of 3S & 4S centres nationwide with a total of 120.
“Aside from good product offerings, the strength of a company lies in its network. It is this reason that PROTON has placed a lot of focus on network development and upgrading of its outlets. It is important because it serves as the main contact point between customers and us. Today, we are proud to say that, as a result of this, customers are looking more favourably to the PROTON brand as a purchase choice. We sold 100,821 cars in 2019, and ranked second in the sales table nationwide, a position we have maintained since April 2019‘’, said Dato’ Radzaif Mohamed, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.
PROTON’s recent resurgence has also captured the attention of the Minister of Communications and Multimedia, YB Gobind Singh, who, in his speech, said that, “The adoption of technology to make our lives better is something that we must embrace. It is crucial that we adapt quickly in order to reap and capitalise on the benefits of the digital age, as well as for our country to remain competitive and relevant in this sector.
With an embedded eSIM card that allows connectivity to a 4G LTE network, the X70 epitomises modern automotive technology. I can see why the X70 has been so popular, and I am pleased to see that our national carmaker has seen a revival in its fortunes. I believe that it is possible for PROTON to achieve its goal to be one of the top three carmakers in South-east Asia by 2027”.
For Billy Koh Beng Teck, Director of Lesydear Automobile Sdn Bhd, joining PROTON represents a huge opportunity. “We are proud to be part of the PROTON family. It has given us a platform to offer our customers great products and a superior ownership experience”.
“We are all proud of PROTON and its achievements. After all it’s my official car,” quipped YB Gobind Singh.