General Motors, Volkswagen and Mitsubishi reportedly are competing for a partnership with Malaysian auto maker Proton, and new owner DRB-Hicom is evaluating the three rival plans. The Business Times quotes an unnamed source as saying GM plans to make a pitch to gain control of half of Proton’s production lines at its factory in Tanjung Malim, Perak. The plant’s capacity is about 250,000 units a year but can be expanded to 1 million a year. “The deal is valued at ...

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