Proton sales and export volumes higher in 2020 in spite of pandemic

In November, Proton added another 11,411 units (including export sales) to its cumulative volume for 2020, bringing the total to 96,410 units. Compared to the total 11-month volume in 2019, the increase is 7.5% while the comparison of monthly volumes shows this year to be 18% higher. “Malaysian car sales are continuing to outperform market […]

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Proton Certified Pre-Owned (PCPO) website ‘opens’ for business

Proton now has a used car website, providing car-buyers a convenient way to shop for used Proton vehicles. The Proton Certified Pre-Owned (PCPO) website provides a listing of current  stocks available at 36 dealers nationwide. PCPO is a further extension of Proton’s used car business which began with the establishment of established a Used Car […]

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1.5-litre Powertrain in Proton X50 TGDi Flagship wins China auto industry’s ‘Nobel Prize’.

The auto industry’s move towards engines that are smaller in displacement began about 10 years ago as a practical and cost-effective way to reduce fuel consumption as well as emissions. Unlike the older small engines, the modern powerplants did reduce performance or driving pleasure. On the contrary, with modern technology, they could generate as much […]

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Proton sales keep trending upwards with boost by sales tax exemption

With the government providing the incentive of exempting sales tax (10% for locally-assembled models, 5% for CBU models), it seems that there is strong interest in buying new cars despite the gloomy situation we are experiencing. Companies selling new as well as used cars are reporting strong sales and for Proton, the volume in October […]

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2020 Proton X50

All-new Proton X50 launched – priced from RM79,200

Much has already been revealed about the new Proton X50 in the weeks leading up to today, the carmaker having released information in stages. From virtually every aspect, this new SUV positioned below the X70 is destined to be a success like its big brother. In fact, being younger in the ‘evolutionary ladder’, it benefits […]

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Another 49 employees at Proton Shah Alam factory found to be infected with COVID-19

Following an earlier report of one employee at the Proton complex being found to have tested positive for COVID-19 on October 14, the carmaker has now found that there are another 49 others who are also infected at the Shah Alam, Selangor, facility. All the affected personnel are from the Engineering Division at the facility. […]

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Proton employee tested positive for COVID-19

Proton reports that one of its employees was tested positive for COVID-19 on October 14, 2020. The employee, who is from the Research & Development Department in Shah Alam, was immediately put under the care of a government facility. The company, which has been strictly adhering to the protocols issued by the authorities, immediately put […]

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Proton urges public to book X50 only at authorised dealerships

The new Proton X50 is not launched yet but bookings are accepted from those who are eager to be among the first owners in the country. According to the carmaker, some 20,000 bookings have already been received, an indication of the strong interest in this latest SUV. As with anything that is ‘hot’, there will […]

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