Proton

Proton gears up for another challenging year with a 32% increase in sales volume targeted

Going into a new year and new decade, Proton is gearing up for a stronger push in 2020 to become No.1 in the Malaysian market and No.3 in ASEAN. Last year’s performance was impressive as the carmaker sold more than 100,000 units again (100,821 units, including exports), a volume not achieved since 2015. By its […]

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Proton Brunei

Proton’s export offensive underway with updated models launched in Brunei

With domestic market sales on the upswing, Proton is now giving attention to exports, which will be crucial for its future. Its products have been well accepted in neighbouring countries and can be exported duty-free under the provision of the AFTA agreement. Following the launch of the Proton X70 in July last year, Pad Motors […]

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Proton’s annual sales crossed the 100,000 level in 2019, first time since 2015

Since 2015, the total annual sales of Proton vehicles have been below 100,000 units but 2019 saw it cross the 100,000 mark again to record a total sales volume of 100,821 units (including exports). The achievement was helped by a boost in December which were the highest for the whole of 2019 – 11,117 units […]

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Proton X70

Proton X70 set to become one of the official vehicles for Public Sector Super Scale officers

With over 500 confirmed orders – and over 400 having already been delivered – the Proton X70 is set to become one of the official vehicles for Public Sector Super Scale (JUSA) officers. The decision by the Malaysian government and SPANCO (the fleet management service provider for the government) to order the SUV for its […]

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Proton in Pakistan

Proton delivers Prime Minister’s X70 gift to the government of Pakistan

Following the visit of Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad to Pakistan earlier this year where he gifted the Prime Minister of Pakistan a Proton X70, the SUV has now been delivered to the government of Pakistan. To date, over 26,000 units of the X70 have been delivered in the domestic market and exports are […]

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Shopee Proton X70

Proton to explore e-commerce platforms to expand reach

As consumer purchase patterns change and shopping online becomes more popular, some car companies have strived to meet these new developments by offering their products online. Their initial efforts have not been in a big way nor long-term as they want to see the effectiveness first. Proton is among those companies and recently collaborated with […]

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Proton X70

First Made-in-Malaysia Proton X70 officially rolls out at Tg. Malim factory

At long last, locally-made versions of the Proton X70 are now being released, one year and one day after it was launched in Malaysia as the first joint product of the DRB-HICOM partnership in the Malaysian carmaker. Until today, Proton has been making the X70 in China and bringing the SUV in as a completely […]

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Proton R3

FEATURE – Teamwork, cars and drivers are all important for success in motorsports

It’s a Sunday night and you’re out with friends at your friendly neighbourhood mamak stall and on the screen is a Formula 1 race. You then think to yourself: “It’s just a matter of driving fast. Anyone can do it.” Think again. Like other intense sports, motorsports requires its athletes to undergo constant training and be […]

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2019 Sepang 100km Proton R3 (3)

Impressive performance in S1K by Team Proton R3’s all-ladies entry

Team Proton R3’s third consecutive win in the recent Sepang 1000km (S1K) race certainly grabbed headlines but also deserving praise was the was the impressive result for the team’s third car. This was a Saga with an all-ladies crew comprising Faye Kusairi, Nurul Husna and Leona Chin. Unlike the other R3 drivers, Faye and Nurul […]

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