Malaysia’s national car Proton hints about launching new energy vehicles soon – report

Proton Car is the national car brand of Malaysia. The brand was established in the early 1980’s at the behest of the Malaysian government, and later reverted to semi-private ownership under DRB Hicom. In May 2017, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and DRB-Hicom signed a deal that will see Zhejiang Geely Holding Group buy a 49.9 percent stake in Proton Cars.

A closer look at Warren Buffett-backed Chinese EV giant BYD’s plan in Malaysia

Besides BYD, several Chinese car makers such as Great Wall Motor, SAIC Motor and Geely have been expanding their footprint in Southeast Asia.

DRB-Hicom, Geely form joint venture to develop the Automotive Hi-Tech Valley in Malaysia

Malaysia-based conglomerate DRB-Hicom and Chinese automaker Geely Holdings have signed a joint venture agreement to develop the Automotive Hi-Tech Valley in Tanjong Malim, Perak in Malaysia. This follows the recent master collaboration agreement signed in October 2023, which had set forth the underlying principles, governance framework, and mutual…

Lotus Cars aims to re-establish brand in Malaysia – report

All-new fully electric Lotus Eletre was aunched on Thursday (Apr 13) in the Malaysian market and for the first time in Asia.

Malaysia’s DRB-Hicom partners China’s Geely to develop Automotive High-Tech Valley in Malaysia

Malaysian automotive manufacturer and distributor DRB-Hicom Berhad and China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd (Geely) have signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) to reinforce the next phase of collaboration between the two companies for the development of the Automotive High-Tech Valley (AHTV) in Malaysia.