Tag: Proton

Proton wins Asia-Pacific Rally Championship

Proton wins Asia-Pacific Rally Championship

Victory at the China Rally this weekend has clinched the Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Driver’s and Manufacturer’s titles for Proton, capping a season of dominance all year long   Alister McRae drove the Proton Satria Neo S2000 to its fourth victory of the season in 6 rounds when he completed […]

Second ‘VIP’ named by Proton

A budding engineer has been announced as the next recipient of Proton’s “Very Important Proton” Makeover programme which is part of the company’s “Committed to be Better” initiative. 24-year old Sashideran Radha Krishnan will have the 17-year-old Proton Wira he inherited from his father worked over by the R3 unit […]

Proton signs MoU with China’s Hawtai Motor

Proton signs MoU with China’s Hawtai Motor

Proton Holdings Berhad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China’s Hawtai Motor Group Ltd. to explore collaboration in product development that would enable the Malaysian car manufacturer to further expand its presence in China. Under the MoU, PROTON and Hawtai Motor Group will evaluate the possible establishment of […]

Lifetime Warranty for Proton power windows

Lifetime Warranty for Proton power windows

Mention ‘Proton’ and to many Malaysians, ‘power window problems’ will come to mind. That is how strong the stigma is – even though the problem is a non-issue these days. It is so embedded in Malaysian lore that it is even mentioned in a local movie! For Proton Group MD, […]

Christine J. Soh is our contest winner!

Christine J. Soh is our contest winner!

Contest winner Christine J. Soh and her husband, Simon (right), with Mark Cooke, Managing Director of MTM Multimedia (middle) and (from left) M. Iwai, Director of Business Administration and A. Sakamoto, Director of Product Marketing Since Proton began making cars, hundreds of thousands of Malaysians have grown up with its […]

‘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 […]