The Edge Daily carries a story with the main points of the new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation signed between Proton and Mitsubishi.

  1. Product development of new Proton vehicles
  2. Supply of components between Proton and Mitsubishi
  3. Technical support for production, engineering and quality control from Mitsubishi to Proton and Proton’s vendors

How will Proton benefit from this partnership?

  1. Diversified product range with shorter time to market for development
  2. Plug holes in production line-up, mainly for MPV and luxury car segments
  3. Use of Mitsubishi parts
  4. Technical support and QC help by Mitsubishi

What’s in it for Mitsubishi?

  1. Manufacturing facilities at Proton Tanjung Malim, which is sort of good for Proton too as QC at the factory will have to be up to Mitsubishi’s standards.