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  • Rafidah to reply Dr. M

    Rafidah declined to comment on Proton Advisor Tun Dr. Mahathir’s remarks on Proton’s disadvantagement to the influx of cheap Korean and Chinese cars, after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. (Though I don’t really think the […]

  • Misconceptions over Proton subsidy unfortunate

    A piece from the long transcript at a press conference with Tun Dr. Mahathir, Proton’s advisor. Proton is protected simply because Proton has a job to do to build up the automotive and engineering capability […]

  • AC Schnitzer ACS7

    This is an even more souped up version of the ultimate luxury sedan. The AC Schnitzer ACS7 based on the E65/E66 7-series. The BMW 7-series combines two excellent properties of a car, luxury and driveability. […]

  • R3 Preview at Dreamcars Asia 2005

    Proton’s Motorsports Division RaceRallyResearch will be showing a preview of the complete line of R3 cars at Dreamcars Asia this 7th July to 10th July at the New KL Convention Center. The Proton Gen2 R3 […]

  • World’s Most Economical Car

    This is the Pac-Car. It can circle the globe with only 8 litres of fuel. With the prices of RON97 petrol currently standing at RM1.52 per litre, that would mean it would cost you RM12.16 […]

  • Proton Gas-Electric Car?

    Tun Dr. Mahathir revealed in the papers today what’s coming up in Proton’s road map. He says that Proton plans to develop a gas-electric car in 5 years time. Proton has supposedly been working on […]

  • The New 2006 Mercedes Benz S-Class

    Mercedes Benz has updated the S-class with it’s latest incarnation, the 2006 model. This new model is longer and taller than the previous model, with updated engines. In US and Europe where it will be […]

  • Proton vs. MITI, Round 3

    Jeff Ooi already has a very detailed coverage on the latest updates on the Proton vs. MITI saga, so I’m not going to talk much about it. More time for me to write more howtos […]

  • Volkswagen Willing to Buy Proton

    A foreign partner is key to Proton’s survival when Malaysia’s sheltered auto market is opened fully by 2008. Mahathir says: If we want to, we can sell more than 50% to Volkswagen. They are quite […]

  • Toyota Vitz

    If Perodua were to make a car in the same class as the Proton Savvy, it would have to be based on the Toyota Vitz. The Toyota Vitz is in the compact car class, unlike […]

  • Myvi News on Daihatsu Website

    Check it out here. Some quotes from the article. Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. (“Daihatsu”) and Perodua, Daihatsu’s joint venture corporate group in Malaysia, today announced the launch of the Myvi that is being added to […]

  • Mahaleel’s Job Safe For Now

    When asked on Tengku Mahaleel’s position, Rafidah says: I do not know… I don’t have any links with Proton. Proton is not under the ministry. Proton comes under the direct purview of Khazanah (Nasional Bhd) […]

  • Tengku Mahaleel Given 1 Week to Explain

    Inconsistencies in the media. Hmm… 5 Malaysian dailies have reported that Proton Holdings Bhd boardmembers have decided to give it’s chief executive Tengku Tan Sri Mahaleel Tengku Ariff a week to explain the basis of […]

  • Jaring Rocks My Socks

    2013 UPDATE: In case anyone’s interested, Jaring has deteriorated badly and we are now hosted at AIMS.


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Last Updated Feb 22, 2024