November 28, 2014 6:46 AM ET

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Company Overview of Proton Holdings Bhd.

Company Overview

Proton Holdings Berhad, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, assembles, and sells motor vehicles and related products priamirly in Malaysia. It also involves in the importation, distribution, and wholesale of motor vehicle and related parts; development and management of properties, as well as provides engineering consultancy, after-sales services, financing, and vehicle engineering services. The company’s portfolio of PROTON models include the Saga, the Persona, Gen.2, Savvy, Satria Neo, the Exora, and the Inspira, as well as Lotus sportscar brand comprising Elise, Exige, Europa, and the Evora. It exports its products to approximately 25 countries. The company was incorporated in 1983 an...

PROTON Centre of Excellence

KM 33.8 Westbound Shah Alam Expressway

Subang Jaya,  47600

Malaysia

Founded in 1983

Phone:

60 3 8026 9741

Fax:

60 3 8026 9744

Key Executives for Proton Holdings Bhd.

Chief Executive Officer
Group Managing Director and Executive Director
Age: 58
Head of Group Finance
Chief Executive Officer of Lotus Group International Limited UK
Chief Executive Officer MV Agusta Motors SpA (Italy)
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Proton Holdings Bhd. Key Developments

PROTON Holdings Berhad Opens New Service Outlet in Sungai Petani, Kedah

PROTON Holdings Berhad has announced the opening of its new service outlet which was upgraded to a 4S center in Sungai Petani, Kedah. Mercu Usaha Mesra Corporation (MUMC), who has been a PROTON dealer since 2005 had moved to a new building in Sungai Petani, Kedah, on a 78,000 square feet of land from their former 1S set up under a 2-shop lot unit. The Proton 4S center is the second center as such for the Northern region.

Proton Holdings Bhd to Launch Proton Compact Car

Proton Holdings Bhd announced that the Proton Compact Car (PCC), developed at the cost of MYR 500 million over the past four years, is set for launch on September 25, 2014 in Tanjung Malim. Powered by a new engine, the 23th Proton model was built on a new platform at the Tanjung Malim plant. The car is open for booking by end of September 13, 2014 and the delivery will start from November 2014. The PCC will come in three variants, namely executive, premium and standard, with the engine capacity of 1300cc and 1600cc.

Proton Launches New Saga and Persona Executive Variants

Proton Holdings Bhd. introduced the new executive variant of the Saga and Persona cars, which are enhanced cosmetically to appeal to the younger market. On the road price range for the Saga Executive is between MYR 41,000 and MYR 44,374 for manual transmission while the automatic transmission ranged from MYR 42,450 to MYR 46,974. For the manual transmission Persona Executive, the price ranged from MYR 47,250 to MYR 52,388 while the automatic transmission cost between MYR 50,050 and MYR 55,388. Six colours are available for the Saga Executive, namely, Tranquility Black, Fire Red, Genetic Silver, Blue Rock, Solid White and Elegant Brown while the Persona Executive is available in seven colours, namely, Tranquility Black, Fire Red, Genetic Silver, Solid White, new colour Elegant Brown, Bronze Garnet and Chiffon Green. The Saga Executive comes with a three-year or 60,000 km manufacturing warranty, whichever comes first, while the Persona Executive comes with a two-year or 50,000 km manufacturing warranty, whichever comes first. The Proton Saga Executive and Persona Executive are now officially open for booking nationwide but display units in the showrooms in Sabah and Sarawak would only be available on July 17, 2014.

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