BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Night Shift  >  Cruise Control  >  Proton Launches the X50

Proton Launches the X50

Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my

28-Oct-20 20:00

Proton Launches the X50

There isn't much to talk about in the news this week, but Daniel Fernandez stumbles upon some data on Nissan Leaf EV sales and finds its slow uptake quite surprising. With about 100 units sold in the past few years, and a reasonable price tag (RM188k), why isn't anybody going out to buy one? For the car launches, we talk about the all-new and eagerly anticipated Proton X50, its trim levels and what we you can expect from it.

 

For our Used Car Guide, we're talking about a posh breadvan called the Toyota Alphard. We admit that we'd never thought of doing a buying guide of the Alphard due to its place in local car culture, but its reputation doesn't seem to faze the general Malaysian population who are looking for a massive, dependable and luxurious people-carrier. Daniel Fernandez gives us an insight into the Alphard's quirks, general maintenance issues and the reasons as to why Malaysians love them so much.

Produced by: Ariff Roose

Presented by: Richard Bradbury, Ariff Roose


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  Business AnalysisAuto

Tags:  Used CarsBuying GuideAutomotive IndustryTipsCar DealersCar BuyingProtonX50GeelyVolvoEVNissan LeafElectric CarsToyotaAlphardVellfireLexusLuxury CarsBMW3-series





Play / Pause

Listen now : Beyond the Ballot Box: The Klang Valley Needs 7000 Buses Yesterday! [REPLAY]

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Carlos Casanova, Senior Economist, UBP

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Edmund Bon, Lawyer, Amer Bon Advocates

7:45 AM

Morning Brief

Nur Arfah Zaini, Licensed & Registered Counsellor and Clinical Psychologist

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Dr Apurva Sanghi, Lead Economist for Malaysia, World Bank

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Prof. Zaharom Nain, EXCO Member, GERAK

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

Ray Kwok, Director , Research Department, CGS International Securities

9:35 AM

The Property Show

Keith Ooi, Group Managing Director, Knight Frank Malaysia

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Abdul Muthalib Zulkarnain, Founder and CEO of Get Hyred

11:00 AM

The Workplace

Ai Rene Tan, Country Manager, Robert Walters Malaysia (REPEAT)

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Bikesh Lakhmichand, Founder, 1337 Ventures Kevin Brockland, Founder and Managing Partner, Indelible Ventures

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Dr Apurva Sanghi, Lead Economist for Malaysia, World Bank

2:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

The Klang Valley Needs 7000 Buses Yesterday! [REPLAY]

3:05 PM

Earth Matters

How Can We End Waste Colonialism? Wong Pui Yi, Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center) | Nabila Zulkeflee, Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4 Center)

4:05 PM

Health & Living

When Dengue Affects Rich Countries, Will We Take It More Seriously? Dr Dinu Guruge, Epidemiologist & Consultant for the Global Dengue Programme, Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi)

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:30 PM

Front Row [REPEAT]

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture

8:00 PM

Cruise Control

10:00 PM

The Pulse