The new X70 (a rebadged Geely Boyue) is boosting Proton sales this year.
The Malaysian new vehicle market is perking up in March at +9.6% year-on-year to 54.776 units, leading to a year-to-date tally up 5.9% to 143.064. Brand leader Perodua once again outperforms its home market with a 12.3% surge to 42.5% share, increasing the gap with #2 Honda (-4.1%) going against the grain to post a year-on-year drop. Proton (+46%), Mercedes (+43.1%) and Toyota (+14.4%) also impress in the Top 10 whereas Mazda (-10.2%) and Mitsubishi (-5%) are in difficulty.
Full March 2019 Top 40 All-brands ranking below.