Proton In 2018 – Part 17: We Get To View The New Proton X70 LIVE! [+Video]

As promised, slightly over a month after showing their new SUV to the Malaysian media at a static preview, PROTON have released more details about the Proton X70 through a second more in-depth media preview today! This second round of previews for the first co-developed vehicle by Geely and PROTON concentrated exclusively on the Integrated Cockpit Information […]

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Proton In 2018 – Part 16: New Proton X70 SUV Previews Begin!

After months of building anticipation, the first-ever PROTON SUV – the Proton X70 – has finally had its public debut as PROTON Edar Sdn Bhd kicked-off its programme of exclusive customer previews in Petaling Jaya, from 19 – 23 September 2018. Customers, C-level executives from prominent corporations as well as potential corporate buyers were invited to […]

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Proton Previews New X70 SUV, Bookings Can Be Made From 8th September 2018! [+Video]

With a RM1,000 booking fee come 8th September 2018, you may be one of the first few to get your hands on the all-new, first-ever Sport Utility Vehicle from our first national carmaker Proton called the X70, which was previewed in the metal to the media today. At first glance the new X70 does indeed seem to […]

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700km in a Proton without refuelling? Yes, you can!

The final round of the 2018 Proton 1-Tank Adventure concluded last weekend. 31 Proton cars completed the 700km drive from Kulai, Johor all the way to Seberang Perai, Penang. The challenge was to drive the distance with only one full tank of fuel and all cars successfully completed the journey. It was only last month […]

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Proton In 2018: Part 14 – 2018 Half Year Sales Hit 8,102 Units!

PROTON kicked-off the second half of 2018 by posting its strongest sales numbers for the last 30 months. Sales grew by 31% over the previous month as 8,102 Proton cars were sold to local car buyers and export customers. While Malaysian sales were driven by customers looking to take advantage of the zero rating for […]

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Proton in 2018 – Part 13: How far can you travel in a Proton with just one tank of fuel?

While it gears-up for the impending launch of its first-ever SUV, Proton decided to take a breather from the feverish planning and invite the media to find out for themselves just how fuel-efficient Proton cars are. Sep Irran the Editor of MotoMalaya.net files this report…  The GIST… The question of how far you can travel […]

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Proton In 2018: Part 12 – The One Tank Adventure Challenge!

The PROTON 1-Tank Adventure for the Central Region ended successfully on 18 July 2018 with a total of 36 participants in 18 cars covering a total distance of 640km on just one tank of fuel. Participants including media, celebrities, key opinion leaders, and public drove either a PROTON Saga 1.3 CVT, Persona 1.6 CVT or […]

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Proton In 2018: Part 11 – Ensuring Aftersales Improves & Geely Moves Up 76 Places in Global Fortune 500 [+Video]

The Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced that the company has moved up a whopping 76 places in the Global Fortune 500 ranking, after posting revenues in excess of US$41.1 billion in 2017. This is the 7th year in the row that Geely has been listed in the prestigious Global Fortune 500, and for full […]

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Proton In 2018: Part 10 – Exports Resume As Local Sales Go Up… [+Video]

After a short period of inactivity for PROTON in exporting cars, the Malaysian automotive manufacturer is now back in action for the second half of 2018. Recently, PROTON resumed exporting cars to the Middle East, marking the first time the Company has done so since formalizing its partnership with Geely. A symbolic flag-off ceremony was held […]

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