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PUTRAJAYA, 11 Dis (Bernama) -- Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak

hari ini melancarkan Proton Perdana berwajah baharu sebagai kenderaan rasmi


Proton Perdana berwajah baharu itu menampilkan dua varian iaitu Perdana 2.0

L dan 2.4 L dengan mempertingkatkan ciri-ciri keselamatan dan keselesaan.

Dua unit edisi khas Proton Perdana berwajah baharu turut dikeluarkan untuk Najib

dan timbalannya, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Pada majlis itu, Najib juga menerima kenderaan rasmi beliau dengan plat

nombor W11N.

Turut hadir Muhyiddin, Pengerusi Eksekutif Proton Tan Sri Mohd Khamil

Jamil dan menteri-menteri kabinet.

Bercakap kepada pemberita kemudian, Mohd Khamil berkata Proton Holdings

Berhad (Proton), anak syarikat DRB-HICOM, hari ini menyerahkan kumpulan pertama

200 unit Proton Perdana kepada kerajaan.



Beliau berkata 3,000 unit lagi akan diserahkan kepada kerajaan secara

berperingkat-peringkat dalam tempoh dua tahun bagi menggantikan kumpulan Proton

Perdana pada masa ini yang digunakan sebagai kenderaan kerajaan.

"Buat masa ini, Proton Perdana baharu itu hanya untuk kenderaan rasmi

kerajaan, termasuk agensi kerajaan dan ia tidak akan dijual kepada orang awam.

"Proton juga menerima permintaan daripada kerajaan negeri dan badan berkanun

untuk menukarkan Proton Perdana yang sedia namun ia tertakluk kepada kelulusan,"


Mohd Khamil berkata Proton Perdana merupakan sebahagian daripada program

pembangunan yang dijalankan Proton dengan kerjasama Honda Japan Ltd.

Beliau berkata ia merupakan fasa pertama program antara Proton dan Honda,

menurut perjanjian kerjasama antara kedua belah pihak akhir tahun lepas.



"Kami menyampaikan penghargaan kepada Perdana Menteri dan kerajaan Malaysia

atas kepercayaan mereka kepada Proton dan memberikan kami peluang sekali lagi

sebagai penyedia kenderaan rasmi kerajaan,” katanya.

Mohd Khamil berkata penggantian model Perdana yang akan digunakan kerajaan

Persekutuan adalah di bawah fasa satu perancangan Proton bagi membangunkan

segmen D baharu.

Katanya Proton telah memulakan fasa dua program berkenaan yang membabitkan

pembangunan seterusnya model segmen D mengikut inisiatif perkongsian platform

dengan Honda Japan Ltd, dengan reka bentuk dalaman dan luaran yang baharu.

"Ia akan dilancarkan di pasaran Malaysia dalam tempoh 18 hingga 24 bulan. Ia

akan dijual kepada orang awam,” katanya.



12/11/2013 18-59ST

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