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.

Malaysia’s Proton forms partnerships with E-bidding firms myTukar, MUV and Carsome

Malaysian national carmaker Proton has formalized strategic partnerships with three E-Bidding Companies (EBC), namely myTukar, MUV and Carsome, to refine the disposal process of trade-in cars for customers.

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 Proton plans for comprehensive new energy vehicle solutions

Malaysian national car maker Proton said Monday its New Energy Vehicle (NEV) model plan is confirmed during the visit by Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) Tengku Zafrul Aziz to Zeekr Intelligent Factory in Hangzhou Bay, Ningbo, China.

Malaysia government in talks with Proton, Perodua to expedite production of national EVs – report

Fitch Solutions has anticipated that passenger electric vehicle (EV) sales in Malaysia will expand in 2023, albeit from a low base, as a result of the implementation of incentives to encourage adoption. The research house said in a recent report that according to its projections, sales of passenger EVs will rise by 82 percent in 2023, reaching a volume of…

Proton finalizes deal to sell Smart Automobile Co’s electric vehicles in Malaysia & Thailand

Malaysian automaker Proton on Thursday formalized its deal to sell and service vehicles from premium electric vehicle (EV) brand Smart Automobile Company (smart) in Malaysia and Thailand by signing a general distributorship agreement.