Paul Tan recently reported that BMW and Brilliance China Automotive Holdings will develop an electric vehicle for the Chinese market based on the platform of the BMW 5-Series, and a concept version of the EV will be displayed at one of the big auto shows in China this year. I’m just toying with the idea [...]
According to a Cars Bikes Trucks, Datuk Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir, Group Managing Director for Proton said the Malaysian government ministries will soon be getting a new Perdana to replace the current model. He revealed that Proton will import one model from Japan, rebadge it into a Proton and make it available only [...]
Proton managing director Datuk Hj Syed Zainal says Proton is in very preliminary talks with Renault on a technical collaboration… Proton is also toying with the idea of a Laguna-based Perdana. Source: Paultan
Rumors on the Malaysian Motor Trader forum say that SAIC and Proton are in talks over a model swap. The rumors state that SAIC could be giving Proton access to the Roewe 750 platform (which is in turn the Rover 75 platform) which would form the basis of the new Proton Perdana for the Malaysian [...]
There was a time when Proton was about to re-badge the American market Mitsubishi Galant as the new Perdana. That idea then went bust.