Malaysia's Mahathir says no hurry for Proton partner


KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 (Reuters) - Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said national car maker Proton was considering partnership offers from big foreign firms, but should not be rushed into a deal, a local newspaper reported on Friday. "It is an important step, but you must study it carefully, and not just because people say so," Mahathir, who is also Proton's adviser, told Business Times. "Everyone says Proton needs a strategic partner, but this doesn't ensure that you ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Malaysia's Mahathir says no hurry for Proton partner" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

  All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
  Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
  •   Global sales and production data by country
  •   U.S. model-line inventory data
  •   Engine and equipment installation rates
  •   WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
  •   Product Cycle chart
  •   Interrelationships among major OEMs
  •   Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
   •  Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: or phone: (248) 799-2642

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.

Mar 8, 2018

Toyota Camry Hybrid 2.5L Atkinson 4-Cyl. – 2018 Award Acceptance

Masashi Hakariya, project manager-engine development at Toyota, accepts award for Toyota Camry Hybrid at 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony....More


Follow Us

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×