Malaysian small-car maker Perodua plans to introduce an aluminum engine to be produced at its 1.3 billion ringgit ($403 million) plant due to go into production in third-quarter 2014. The engine will be used in Perodua’s next model launching at the same time. “We are going to change our engine from cast-iron to aluminum to further improve the internal-combustion engine,” President and CEO Aminar Rashid Salleh tells reporters. The government’s Bernama news ...

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