Proton sales rise 13% in October this year


Carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd saw a 13% year-on-year (YoY) jump in sales for October 2017 to 5,083 units, while sales for JanuaryOctober registered a 6% YoY increase to 61,380 units sold.

The improved sales were driven by its Saga and Persona makes, with both models contributing 70% of the overall Proton car sales.

The company sold 26,343 units of the Saga in the past 10 months and 16,833 units of the Persona, its statement yesterday noted.

The Persona, which received an award as Best Compact Car after it was launched, saw a 57.5% increase year-to-date with 16,833 units sold compared to 10,687 units in the same duration last year.

“We encourage customers to take advantage of our Amazing 5 Value promotion that is currently running,” said Proton sales and marketing VP Abdul Rashid Musa.