Proton celebrates 5 millionth car produced: a Malaysian automotive milestone

Published by on . Updated on 25 Jun 2024
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Malaysian carmaker, Proton, has reached a monumental achievement – rolling out its 5 millionth vehicle after 41 years in the industry. This significant milestone marks Proton's journey as a key player in Malaysia's automotive landscape.

The Record-Breaking Car

The symbolic 5 millionth unit produced is a Proton X90 Flagship, finished in a sleek Marine Blue. The X90 is a testament to Proton's advancements in design and technology, particularly since its partnership with Geely.

A Cause for Celebration

The milestone was commemorated at Proton's Centre of Excellence complex in Subang Jaya. The event was graced by Malaysia's Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Y.B. Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, and China's Minister of Industry, Information and Technology, Jin Zhuanglong.

Beyond the Numbers

Proton's 5 million vehicles represent more than just production figures. It signifies the dedication of over 100,000 individuals employed directly and indirectly by Proton and its network.

A Look Ahead: Embracing the Future

Proton acknowledges this achievement as a stepping stone towards a bright future. The company recently unveiled "e-MAS" as the brand name for its upcoming electric vehicle (EV) line. This indicates Proton's commitment to sustainable mobility solutions for Malaysia and beyond.

Proton's 5 millionth car production is a remarkable feat, showcasing the company's growth and resilience.  This achievement paves the way for Proton's exciting future in the ever-evolving automotive world.

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