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Proton prepares for global model

Proton prepares for global model

Proton’s Tanjung Malim plant will produce the global model with world-class standards in all aspects In its move to become a global player, Proton has announced that its Tanjung Malim factory is preparing to manufacture a new global model that currently has the internal code of  ‘P3-21A ‘. The new […]

Proton Inspira can go 900 kms on a tankful

Proton Inspira can go 900 kms on a tankful

It’s like the early 1980s again… I don’t mean like the days when you could get a BMW 320i for RM60,000 or when a litre of petrol was around one ringgit. I’m talking about fuel economy runs which were popular back then because it was thought that people would care […]

CVT for other Proton models

CVT for other Proton models

CVT (top left) is more compact and lighter than a conventional automatic transmission (top right). Proton is now testing the CVT to integrate it with the CAMPRO engine. Proton will be introducing Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) technology to its upcoming range of cars. This type of transmission, already offered in […]

Proton completes IRC round in Belgium

Proton completes IRC round in Belgium

‘To finish first, you must first finish’ is something veteran rally drivers always remind newcomers to the sport. And though the Proton Motorsports Team didn’t finish first, they did complete the gruelling Geko Ypres Rally in Belgium; in doing so, they achieved an important breakthrough in the development of the […]

May 2011 Market Report (Brands)

Chart data excludes commercial vehicles such as lorries, buses, panel vans, etc    Data excludes commercial vehicles such as lorries, buses, panel vans, etc   During May, Proton overtook Perodua to take the top position in cumulative sales for the first 5 months of 2011. But it will still be a close fight […]

Proton team wins in New Caledonia

Proton team wins in New Caledonia

In a repeat of the results in Malaysia, Proton’s rally team collected overall first and third place at the Rally De Nouvelle Caledonie to clinch their second successive victory after just three rounds of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship (APRC). Scoring his second win of the season after winning the […]

Police get 10 Proton Inspiras

Police get 10 Proton Inspiras

Proton Holdings Berhad has donated ten Proton Inspiras to the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) for their daily duties. The cars, with 1.8-litre engines, are also being provided for evaluation by the PDRM in their day-to-day activities and feedback will be useful for Proton’s R&D division to develop a dedicated police […]

Proton Saga 1.6 now available

Proton Saga 1.6 now available

Proton has finally decided to offer the 1.6-litre version of the Proton Saga to the public. Actually, this version has been around since the New Saga was launched but it has so far been sold only to taxi operators who needed the extra power due to their heavier loads. Saga […]

Proton R3 dominant in MSS Rd 2

Proton R3 dominant in MSS Rd 2

Team Proton R3 had a successful weekend with a dominating performance in the second round of the Malaysian Super Series (MSS), finishing 1st and 2nd in Race 1 and 2. Motorsports fans were treated to a display of speed and control by Faidzil Alang and team-mate Syafiq Ali as the […]

Proton introduces AMP brand

Proton introduces AMP brand

Proton now offers a second brand of spare parts called ‘Proton AMP’ (short for ‘After Market Parts’). With this new product, Proton aims to provide an affordable alternative to customers who wants a lower cost of ownership of their Proton cars. This will make it unnecessary for them to buy […]