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‘Not true’, says Proton

‘Not true’, says Proton

With persistent rumours circulating internationally about Proton’s intention to sell off its Lotus subsidiary, the national carmaker has issued the following statement to end speculation: “We refer to the news reports that have been circulating recently over the sale (of a stake) in Group Lotus. PROTON hereby states that the […]

3 podium finishes for Proton in Rally Hokkaido

3 podium finishes for Proton in Rally Hokkaido

Three Protons completed the fifth round of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) with podium finishes today. In the main event, Alister McRae turned around his misfortunes on Day 1 to finish third in the Satria Neo S2000. Beginning the second leg of the rally 31.4 seconds behind second-placed Katsuhiko […]

Rd 5 of Lotus race series this weekend at Sepang

Rd 5 of Lotus race series this weekend at Sepang

Since the beginning of the 2011 racing season, Lotus Cars Malaysia, with its technical partner Aylezo Motorsports, has been running the 8-round Lotus SuperCup Asia-GT4 series – the first-ever Lotus cars to run in an FIA-sanctioned race series in Malaysia. Entering its fifth round at Sepang in the Malaysian Super […]

August 2011 Market Report (Brands)

August 2011 Market Report (Brands)

Data includes commercial vehicles such as panel vans, lorries, buses, etc. Data source: MAA Data excludes commercial vehicles such as buses, lorries, panel vans, etc Perodua has pulled ahead of Proton but it will still be a close fight over the next few months www.perodua.com.my                                                        www.proton-edar.com.my Honda is being pursued […]

Proton and Mitsubishi explore strategic tie-up

Proton and Mitsubishi explore strategic tie-up

Proton has announced that it is now in serious discussion with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) to establish a strategic collaboration that will further strengthen the competitiveness of both companies in the global marketplace. The announcement, which was also made by MMC in Tokyo, states the scope for discussion which is […]

Proton EVs on test in Putrajaya by ministries

Proton EVs on test in Putrajaya by ministries

The PM being briefed on the features of the Exora REEV after the hand-over ceremony Proton Holdings Bhd today handed over 3 units of the Proton Saga EV and 5 units of the Exora REEV to the Prime Minister’s department as well as four other ministries in Putrajaya. Both models […]

Proton scores points in IRC round in Czech Republic

Proton scores points in IRC round in Czech Republic

It was a tough seventh round of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge (IRC) this year in the Czech Republic but the Proton Motorsports team still managed to demonstrate the pace and ability of the Satria Neo S2000 by scoring both drivers’ and manufacturers’ points in the event which was run over […]

First Very Important Proton gets a makeover

First Very Important Proton gets a makeover

Proton Holdings Berhad today announced the first recipient of its “My Proton Makeover” contest which rewards Proton car owners who have loyally supported the brand over the last 26 years. The contest was announced during the launch of Proton’s “Committed to be Better” programme in July. “My Proton Makeover” requires […]

BHPetrol contest finale, 4th Inspira awarded

BHPetrol contest finale, 4th Inspira awarded

After 4 months of the BHPetrol Fever Frenzy II, Yong Siew Loon from Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, won the last Proton Inspira 2.0 CVT in the Grand Finale of the contest along with a host of winners who took home cash prizes, iPad2s, LED TVs and thousands of BHPetrol ePoints.   […]

A chance to be The Transporter

A chance to be The Transporter

The R31 racing car of the Lotus-Renault GP team in action. Below: A scene from last year’s F1 race in Singapore (image courtesy of Force India Team)   If you’ve always fantasized about being a Transporter like Jason Statham, Proton is giving you a chance to be one. Like the […]