Third year of growth in Proton sales in spite of challenging conditions

Although it is estimated that the Total Industry Volume (TIV) of new vehicles sold in Malaysia last year dropped by at least 4.6% to just over 505,000 units of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, Proton’s sales for the year rose by 4.5% over its 2020 volume. With December contributing 14,147 units, the Malaysia carmaker ended […]

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Proton’s cumulative volume for 2021 goes past 100,000-unit level for third consecutive year

In spite of being a challenging year for the auto industry, 2021 will still see Proton staying above the 100,000-unit level for the third year in a row. In fact, even with one month left, the Malaysian carmaker has already reached a cumulative total volume of 100,566 units. This has been achieved with a sales […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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