May 3, 2020, Subang Jaya – Proton Holdings Bhd, Malaysia’s second largest national carmaker, has announced that the company will gradually restart its operations, starting from May 5, 2020.
The company expects to reopen its sales and service outlet on May 5, this applies to outlets located in green and yellow zones. These will be based on the requirements of all relevant authorities.
All premises and personnel will be subject to strict safety protocols guided by the National Security Council (NSC) of Malaysia to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
“Proton will begin the gradual resumption of all its business activities. However, the safety of our customers and employees is our main priority and in line with the Prime Minister’s calls to adopt a ‘new normal’, we will introduce a new set of protocols in all areas,” said its chief executive officer Dr Li Chunrong in a statement.
The company will also gradually resume its production operations at its Tanjung Malim and Shah Alam plants. The corporate office at the Centre Of Excellence (COE) will also begin operations, however, new work practices will be adopted to minimise infection and contact.
“We would like to reassure all our customers that no effort will be spared in ensuring their safety and health. As a responsible automotive manufacturer, safety is always our primary concern,” Li said.
For more specific information pertaining to sales and after-sales, customers can refer to www.proton.com or its customer care hotline at 1-800-88-8398.