PRESS RELEASE

3 May 2020
PROTON TO GRADUALLY RESTART OPERATIONS ON 5th MAY 2020

Subang Jaya, 3rd May 2020 – Following the announcement by the Prime Minister on Labour Day, PROTON expects to gradually restart operations beginning 5th May, 2020. This process is contingent on the company complying with all stipulations required by the relevant authorities.

 

The company expects to reopen its sales and service outlets on 5th May. This applies to outlets located in green and yellow zones. These too will be based on the requirements of all relevant authorities. All premises and personnel will be subject to strict safety protocols guided by the National Security Council (NSC) of Malaysia to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

 

“PROTON will begin the gradual resumption of all its business activities. However, the safety of our customers and employees is our main priority and in line with the Prime Minister’s calls to adopt a “new normal”, we will introduce a new set of protocols in all areas,” said Dr Li Chunrong, Chief Executive Officer of PROTON.

 

Aside from the reopening of its showrooms, PROTON will also gradually resume production operations at its plants in Tanjung Malim and Shah Alam from 5th May. The corporate office at the Centre Of Excellence (COE) will also begin operations, however new work practices will be adopted to minimize infection and contact.

 

“We would like to reassure all our customers that no effort will be spared in ensuring their safety and health. As a responsible automotive manufacturer, safety is always our primary concern,” added Li.

 

For more specific information pertaining to sales and after-sales, customers can refer to the following:

  • Website: proton.com
  • Customer Care Hotline: 1-800-88-8398

 

 

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