2021 Proton X70 Special Edition

Proton adds 2,000 units of X70 Special Edition to the range

While the market remains in a depressed mood, Proton has introduced a new variant of its popular X70 SUV to cheer things up a bit. The new variant is the X70 Special Edition (SE) and only 2,000 units will be available from the plant in Tanjung Malim, Perak. It is priced from RM123,800 (without insurance) […]

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Proton’s exports grow while domestic sales slow down due to FMCO

The current ‘full lockdown’ imposed by the stricter Movement Control Order is expected to affect the retail operations of many businesses. In the auto sector, showrooms must remain closed although aftersales services at service centres are allowed to operate. This will certainly have an effect on the Total Industry Volume (TIV) again, as it did […]

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As market goes into downturn, Proton’s sales also dip by 37%

2021 for the auto industry started low but as the first quarter progressed, sales volumes rose. However, with the second quarter, it appears that the market is going into a downturn. By Proton’s estimate, the May Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new vehicles registered fell by around 20%. While the Movement Control Order (MCO) may […]

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Another month of sales increases for Proton

With continued high demand, Proton reports that its total sales volume increased again for the month of April, the third consecutive month of growth. 15,017 units (including exports) were delivered, and the company’s cumulative volume after the first 4 months of 2021 reached 47,843 units. This is more than double the number for the same […]

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Following Proton’s increasing sales numbers, Proton Commerce business is also on the rise

The momentum started in 2020, in spite of the pandemic situation, and put Proton in a strong position to accelerate into 2021. With an appealing range of offerings, cumulative sales in the first quarter of the year (Q1) were the highest since March 2012, with a large number of orders as well. This has created […]

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Proton constructing additional stamping facility at Tanjung Malim factory

Proton today held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of construction work on a new stamping facility at its Tanjung Malim factory. The factory, built in the late 1990s, already has stamping facilities and this new one will complement them. It is scheduled to be completed by the third quarter of 2022. The new […]

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Latest Proton Saga launched in Pakistan

Proton’s quest to become more export-oriented continues with the addition of another international market for the Proton Saga which is Pakistan. The latest model of the brand’s bestseller made its debut in Pakistan earlier this month, the eighth overseas market where it is offered besides Brunei, Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Mauritius and Nepal. The Proton […]

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Strong start for Proton with Q1 market share highest since March 2012

Proton’s resurgence continued into 2021 with strong monthly sales for the first three months, with March recording the highest volume of 14,989 units (including exports). It was 26.2% higher than the February numbers, which is estimated at 23.5% share of the market, and this volume was also the best sales month since September 2013. Maintaining […]

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Payments by e-wallets accepted at all Proton 3S/4S outlets nationwide

‘Contactless’, though not a new word, has been much-used during the past year with the onset of COVID-19 and the need for distancing to prevent transmission of the coronavirus. As far as possible, people have been encouraged not to be in direct contact with each other and even when conducting transactions, it is advisable to […]

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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 […]

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