Proton launches new range of Genuine Oils

There are many brands of engine oil in the market and all the reputable ones can do a good job of lubricating and protecting the engine. With Genuine Oils, however, the specifications and formulation of the oils are specially tailored for the carmaker’s vehicles and therefore should provide optimum performance. Each manufacturer can claim that […]

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Over 10,000 Proton vehicles delivered in September as market starts to revive

Proton, like other carmakers in Malaysia, has been seeing a steady sales growth since the government allowed businesses to start operating again from the middle of August. While there were only two weeks of operations in August and many sales outlets also had to prepare their premises to meet SOPs, September was a full month […]

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Workforce of the two Malaysian carmakers vaccinated via PIKAS

PIKAS (Program Imunisasi Industri COVID-19 Kerjasama Awam-Swasta), the public-private partnership immunisation program for employees in the manufacturing sector, has been helping speed up vaccination of the Malaysian population. The large workforces of both Malaysian carmakers – Perodua and Proton – as well as those in businesses associated with them have receive vaccinations over the past […]

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EON now has a website dedicated to Proton products and services

Malaysians know Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad or EON very well. After all, it was the company that was established together with Proton and given the responsibility to distribute and market the National Car. While things have changed over the years, EON (a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad) is still the largest dealer chain handling Proton products […]

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1989 Proton Saga Black Knight at Hagerty event

1989 Proton Saga wins Hagerty Festival of the Unexceptional in the UK

Proton began exporting cars to the UK in 1988 and at its first display at the British Motor Show in Birmingham that year, the young Malaysian brand won three awards for its Proton Saga. 33 years later, that same model can still win awards in the UK as the winner of the 2021 Hagerty Concours […]

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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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