Proton pays RM63 million ($20.6 million) to acquire all engine technologies and knowledge developed by government-owned oil company Petronas since 1997. Proton Chairman Khamil Jamil says the Malaysian auto maker gets immediate ownership of a more powerful and fuel-efficient family of naturally aspirated and turbocharged 2.0L engines, as well as a 2.2L turbocharged version. The government’s Bernama news agency reports Proton also receives seven engine technologies with 117 patents ...

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