Category Archives: Proton

A new twist in Proton’s Indian Entry?

The entry of Proton in the Indian market is becoming no less than a twisty Bollywood plot. Recently, speculation was rife that Proton was in talks with Nissan and had almost finalized the agreement. Now, The Economic Times is reporting that Proton is

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Proton–Nissan JV in the making for India?

One major market entry that we have our eyes set on since last year is Proton. The Malaysian Giant, more popularly known for its Lotus connection, is finally set to drive on the Indian Streets. The rumor mill went on steroids when the company’s

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This is a challenge for Proton and we hope it can partner a company which is willing to invest and provide maintenance services. This is an important factor as it will have a significant impact in the Indian market. Malaysia's International Trade

What is the potentiality of Nissan-Proton JV

By Kaustubh Shinde The Proton EMAS has been a under our scanner since the time it was conceived. We brought you the 2 door and the 4 door version as soon as they were leaked. The reason why we believe it is so important is because it is surely coming

Proton enters India with Savvy, Saga, Exora next year

Malaysian Auto Major Proton has finally decided to go solo in India. The company has been considering to enter the Indian market for quite sometime now and was scouting for partners. But now the company will foray into India as a standalone subsidiary

Proton to use Nissan V-Platform for its Indian small car?

The Malaysian car manufacturer Proton's EMAS compact car has been talked on before. The company's entry into India is about two years away. Until now, we believed Proton would use its in-house engineering facility to cook up a platform. Autocar India

Rendering – Proton EMAS

Our in-house photoshop man Shoeb R Kalania used leaked drawings and pictures of the concept car to cook up an image of the Proton EMAS when it rolls out of a production line here in India and abroad. The EMAS should be a sub 4-meter hatch. It will

Rendering – Proton EMAS heading to India in two years

As we told you earlier Proton showcased the EMAS concept (short for Eco Mobility Advance Solution) at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. Now it has been official that Lotus (which is owned by Proton) will use this platform as the basis of their new Global

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India is a very important market. Hopefully we can produce the (small) car in less than two years. It will be hybrid and combustion models. We are talking to one party. I can't tell you who they are. Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamad Tahir, Proton's

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We presented the EMAS at the Geneva Motor Show as a global concept car, which will be adopted for the new Proton model in the small car segment, with focus on India, China, Asean and the Middle East, as four key markets in the company’s long-term

Ex-Hyundai boss BVR Subbu moves to Proton

Proton Holdings Berhad appointed Mr Behara Venkata Rama Subbu, also known as BVR Subbu in short as director. 56 year old BVR Subbu served as president in Hyundai's Indian operations for nine years where he was instrumental in successfully popularizing