Proton now has the largest 3S/4S network in the country

Every car company wants to sell as many vehicles as possible and each year, there is the expectation that there will be more deliveries than the year before. However, as some companies have discovered to their regret, the pursuit of more and more sales without equal attention to expanding the aftersales network – especially authorised […]

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Proton X70 Merdeka Edition

Special edition of Proton X70 for Merdeka celebration – only 62 units available

Each person has their special days – birthdays, anniversaries, etc – which they celebrate each year. But for all Malaysians, August 31 is celebrated by everyone to mark the day when the country became independent in 1957. Many companies have special activities or in the case of Proton, create something special for the occasion. 62 […]

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Proton rises to No.2 position in overall monthly sales faster than expected

Pending official data from the Malaysian Automotive Association later in the month, Proton has announced that it has risen to No.2 position in overall sales in July 2019. The last time the carmaker was in a similar position was March 2016, while the last calendar year it finished in second was in 2015. The ascent […]

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Politeknik Port Dickson wins Proton marketing competition

The Proton ‘Intelligence that Inspires Challenge’ concluded its final round last Monday (29 July 2019) where 12 teams competed at the Proton’s Centre of Excellence (COE). Politeknik Port Dickson emerged as the champion of the latest Proton marketing competition where they wowed the judges with their final presentation.

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LOOKING BACK: The idea for a Turkish Car began in the 1990s

Recent news reports have mentioned that our Prime Minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, has been having discussions with Turkey on providing expertise for automobile production. This offer could tie in well with the plan of the country’s President Erdogan to produce its first domestic car within the next few years. To most Malaysians, this may […]

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Proton Saga 1985

LOOKING BACK: My first encounter with Malaysia’s first National Car in 1985

With the automobile being over 100 years old, there are obviously lots of anniversaries celebrated every year and for Proton, July is a special month because it was in this month that the first Malaysian National Car was launched. Over the past 34 years, the anniversary has been celebrated in big and small ways although […]

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12 teams to compete in final round of Proton marketing competition

Proton has announced the list of 12 teams that will compete against each other in the final round of the ‘Intelligence that Inspires Challenge’, a marketing competition that takes a leaf out of the carmaker’s tagline for its executive SUV, the Proton X70. The event, scheduled to take place at the Proton Centre of Excellence […]

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Proton sales continue to surge upwards, even in a month that saw the Total Industry Volume decline

It’s usually the case new vehicle sales in Malaysia that there is a big drop in numbers for the month following a festive period. June this year was no exception, coming after the Hari Raya Aidilfitri holidays. Additionally, looking back to June 2018, that was also the first month of the GST tax holiday period […]

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