Tatsuo Makamura, Mitsubishi Corporation General Manager on my right and Haji Rali Mohd Nor, Proton Parts Centre Managing Director on my left.
Sazali Wahab (AGIC), Sidik Abdul Hamid, PROTON EDAR GENERAL MANAGER-Marketing, Armin Baniaz Pahamin President PEDA, Zakri Mohd Khir Allianz Chief Executive Officer, Fathul Rahman PEDA Assistant Secretary General.
VVIP from left: Dato Seri Nadzmi Salleh, Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamed, YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dato Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Tahir
Datuk Yahya Jaafar PEDA Deputy President, Me, Francis Ong Wee Mun Proton Edar Central Region Head & Kamsani Ahmad Proton Edar General Manager
Dato Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Tahir then introduced the PROTON INSPIRA and explained to the audience PROTON & Lotus DNA in the product collaboration which even MITSUBISHI CORPORATION was impressed.
Currently, the INSPIRA contained 40% local component which PROTON R&D are targetting to localised more component in the near future.
Dato Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Tahir then announced the 'on the road price' of the car which was cheaper than expected to give back to the public.
The Minister of International Trade & Industry YB Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamad then launched the car together with YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad & Dato Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Tahir.
Dato Seri Nadzmi Salleh, YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamaed & Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamed
The lucky 13 first INSPIRA buyer received their vars direct from the Minister & YABhg Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
A small token was then given to the Minister YB Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamed. Its a visual graphic of PROTON future cars!!
There was a press conference, and the media asked Minister YB Dato Seri Mustapa Mohamad on PROTON & Perodua consolidation plan... Click on video below for the Minister's reply.
For those in PUTRAJAYA, do visit my showroom at No. 1, Jalan Diplomtaik 2/2, Presint 15, 62050 Putrajaya, or click HERE for map & direction or contact us at HERE.
If you book for the INSPIRA today until 15 November 2010, you will receive these promotion:
Until then.... Stay tune..