It is the second dealer outlet to be opened in Kota Kinabalu which carries the company’s new corporate identity.
Minister of Youth and Sports Sabah Phoong Jin Zhe and Proton marketing director Cheng Seng Fook jointly officiated the event.
This new outlet which cost RM 8 million to build has a built-up area of 1686 square meters.
It consists of 12 service bays and 6 service hoists and the parking lot can accommodate up to 50 cars.
Amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a coffee bar, laptop charging area, kids’ area as well as prayer room are available in the showroom.
Bucking the industry trend, Harapan Maju is led by a team of women. They are involved in the daily operations of the business – overseeing sales, service and marketing.
“We took the opportunity to start a Proton dealership because we have a lot of faith in the brand. The technologically advanced features as well as the competitive pricing have also caught the attention of the public,” said Jovinia Wong Kyau Yun, director of Harapan Maju Sdn Bhd.
Year-to-date, sales for East Malaysia increased by 22% compared to the same period last year whilst in Sabah, the increase is at 32%.