Proton’s market share reached 27.1%, highest in 7 years

For most car companies, February tends to see low numbers; for one thing, it is the shortest month in the year and some years, the Chinese New Year festive period also occurs during the month, reducing the number of working days further. However, for Proton, February 2021 was a productive month as the Malaysian carmaker reached […]

Continue Reading
2021 Proton Saga R3 Limited Edition

Proton launches Four Special Edition models

Last year, Proton created a special edition of the Saga to commemorate the 35th anniversary Malaysia’s first national car. Only 1,100 units of the Saga Anniversary Edition were available – and every single one was taken up within just 5 days. Now, the Malaysian carmaker is offering more choices with its latest Special Editions, all […]

Continue Reading

With greater attention to overseas business, Proton aims to double export volumes in 2021

Exports are vital for the business of any carmaker if it is to keep growing. Unless it is the gigantic market in China, every carmaker cannot rely on its domestic market alone for long unless it receives protection and preferential treatment by the government. For Proton, which did receive such protection for a long time, […]

Continue Reading

Having cleaner, healthy air in the cabin is important for these times

Air quality inside the car’s cabin never used to be an issue; after all, windows used to be down much of the time so fresh air could flow in and out. As air-conditioners became more common, windows stayed shut most of the time and this is when the air quality inside could become unhealthy. Fresh […]

Continue Reading
Proton 4S Sabah

Improvement in sales volume in spite of tough year for Proton

After a year of unprecedented challenges, Proton closed 2020 on a high with another increase in sales, following a previous landmark performance in 2019. Despite losing over 2 months of vehicle production as well as sales due to the MCO (Movement Control Order), the company was still able to sell 109,716 vehicles for the whole […]

Continue Reading

How the Proton X50 achieved the full 5-star rating from ASEAN NCAP

Car-buyers all over the world are always concerned about the safety standards of the car they are interested in getting. After all, they will be using it daily and while no one wants to have an accident, it can happen unexpectedly and when it does, that’s when the protective systems and engineering become vital in […]

Continue Reading

Proton to have 5 overseas market events before year ends

While Proton has continued to buck the local industry trend with steady growth in 2020, its export activities have also seen some momentum upwards. This is in spite of the extremely challenging conditions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic that have impacted the auto industry. The carmaker’s exports have grown 10.6% so far this year […]

Continue Reading

Proton continues to provide help in fight against COVID-19

Back in March this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic began to surge across the country (and world), Proton quickly arranged to provide the Ministry of Health (MoH) with 50 vehicles to help their frontliners move around to any hotspots in need of urgent attention. The fight against COVID-19 has not ended and throughout the year, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading