Road Test – Protons – Preve Suprima S and Exora – 2013


In 1983 the Proton company was started to produce cars in Malaysia.  They made their first car in 1985.

There first efforts used hand-me-down models from Mitsubishi.

They have had strong government support over the years and are still given tax concessions in Malaysia.

They have produced a moderate number of vehicles over the years although they have struggled to have an up-to-date range of cars on the market.

Quality has been an issue.

They have recently announced three cars which we were given a drive of the other day.

How good are they and how is the company facing the future.

To help us understand I have on the line Paul Murrell from

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