1) Proton Holdings BHD known as Malaysia’s car producer being introduced since 7th May
1983. It is a project under the idea of Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s former Prime Minister that want to make Malaysia to become an industrial country. Datuk Seri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir appointed as the CEO of Proton since 1 January 2006.
He was graduated in Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of
Maryland, USA. Before participating in Proton, he was the former Senior General Manager at Perodua in 1999. The Proton CEO has once being called “Automotive Man of The Year” by New Straits Times/Maybank Car in the year of 2008 for his prestigious leadership towards making Proton as the significant car producer in the international market.
Proton Holdings BHD were currently had merged a pleasing cooperation with Hawtai
Motor Group Ltd from China to make a better prospect of marketing in the second largest country in the world. They come out with new model concept and then they will work together to build the new design and development cost for the new model said the former Proton manager, Datuk Sri Mohd Nadzmi Mohd Salleh.
Besides, the cooperation of Proton with Hawtai will give them the benefit to learn and
went through directly toward the industrial of low cost car production. By this, the Proton industrial will lead to another new dimension by making China as their main producer of Proton car.