Toyota’s Malaysian subsidiary is in talks with the parent company on assembling hybrid vehicles in the country, but no decision has been made on which model. The government’s Bernama news agency quotes UMW Toyota President Ismet Suki as saying the auto maker’s strategy is to start complete-knocked-down operations on some hybrid models. “We need to first establish a hybrid CKD base here and then look at market demand,” Ismet says. “We must also have ...

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