Proton hints at first electric car launch with EV brand-naming contest

SUBANG JAYA: Malaysians are invited to participate in guessing the brand name of Proton's first electric vehicle (EV) in a Proton EV brand-naming contest.

In a statement, the national automaker's subsidiary Proton New Energy Technology Sdn Bhd (PRO-NET)  said the contest signifies Proton's readiness for the imminent launch of its first EV.

"This contest isn't just about naming a brand; it's about inviting Malaysians to be integral participants in shaping the future of mobility,"  said PRO-NET  chief executive officer Zhang Qiang.

"Proton is grateful for the support we received from Malaysians over the past 41 years and aims to embark on this EV journey with people at the forefront of its vision."

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PRO-NET is a distributor of new energy vehicles including smart vehicles in Malaysia and Thailand.

The contest's grand prize winner can walk away with RM5,000 cash, along with RM1,500 for the 1st runner-up and RM1,000 for the 2nd runner-up.

The top 5 entries' winners will each receiving RM100 cash.

Step 1: Fill out the registration form at
Step 2: Decode and reorder the given images or statements
Step 3: Share the contest link with friends to join

The contest ends on June 5.

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