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All Proton Models Now Get N95 Cabin Filter

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As we embrace the new norm, many of us will be spending a considerable amount of time in our cars to commute daily to work. But is the cabin of your car truly a cleaner environment?

Even when travelling with the windows closed, the air quality inside can be affected by the air from the outside. It is therefore important for cars to be equipped with cabin air-filtering capabilities.

However, like many other parts in your car such as spark plugs and oil filters, cabin filters are one of the parts we frequently replace in our cars but we rarely talked about.

You may be surprised to learn that PROTON has equipped its entire range of cars, from the Proton X70 to the Saga, Persona, Iriz, Exora and Proton X50 with N95 Cabin Filters as an integral part of the air conditioning system.  

Proton N95

N95 — An extra layer of protection

The biggest difference between an N95 Cabin Filter and the average dust and pollen filter is the efficiency of filtration. An N95 Cabin Filter can remove 95% of particles and contaminants that are larger than 0.3µm (microns) and 98% of PM2.5 dust particulates creating a highly efficient air purifier to filter smoke particulates, dust, bacteria and other pollutions; ensuring that the air inside the cabin remains clean.

In simple terms, for contaminants entering the car due to opening of doors & windows, the N95 Cabin Filter can eliminate bacteria as well filtering more than 80% of allergens from cats, dogs, pollen & aphid; breaking down PM 2.5 components that have adverse effects on the human body.

Proton Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS)

More interesting though, is the P-IAPS in the Proton X70. To provide you with a cleaner breathing environment, the air filtration system in the Proton X70 comes factory equipped with the PROTON Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS), that combines the benefits of an air purifier system and an N95 Cabin Filter.

The IAPS uses a High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filter that removes 99.97% of particles larger than 0.3 microns while its activated carbon removes odours, formaldehyde and adsorbs and purifies smoke particulates; whilst the ioniser discharges negative ions to cleanse the air.

By combining the Air Purifier System with the N95 Cabin Filter, the PROTON Intelligent Air Purification System (P-IAPS) acts as a barrier against contaminated air making its way into the cabin, offering a high level of protection against airborne pollutants for a cleaner and healthier environment.

And there you have it, folks, yet another reason to own a brand-new Proton car, for a cleaner cabin air quality for you and your family. If you do own a Proton and are taking it servicing soon, make sure that you’re getting an N95 Cabin Filter.

Those of you who are eagerly waiting for your X50 to arrive, rest assured that this SUV too, is fitted with the N95 Cabin Filter.  At the end of the day, we’d say it’s worth the extra investment, because after all you can’t put a price tag on the wellbeing of you and your family.

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Proton Confirms 49 More Covid-19 Cases

Subsequent to one of its employees testing positive for COVID-19 on 14th October 2020, Proton confirmed that another 49 positive cases have now been detected.

According to Proton, all positive cases are from the Engineering Division in Shah Alam, and have been reported to the authorities.

It was said that the company has requested all non-essential personnel who work within the Shah Alam facility to work from home as a precautionary measure.

The company, which has been adhering to official protocols, is continuing its efforts with more stringent actions to ensure prevention of further spread.

Proton also reassured all its customers that it will continue to strictly follow all guidelines and procedures as it has been doing from the start of the pandemic.

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PROTON EMPLOYEE FOUND COVID-19 POSITIVE

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Proton announced that one of its employees was tested positive for Covid-19 on 14th October 2020.

The employee who is from the Research & Development Department in Shah Alam, was immediately put under the care of a government facility.

The company which has been strictly adhering to the protocols issued by
the authorities, immediately put into place its mitigation plans to ensure prevention of further spread.

Contact tracing was begun and all employees from the respective departments have been asked to stay away from the office and self-quarantine.

This is being followed by deep cleansing and a disinfection of the premises and any suspected areas. As this employee was not in any way customer facing, there is less concern about direct exposure to clients.

The company reassured all its customers that it will continue to strictly follow all guidelines and procedures laid out by the authorities as it has been doing from the start of the pandemic.

PROTON said that it will continue to monitor the situation closely before deciding on any further course of action if necessary.

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