Malaysia's Proton may assemble cars in Syria-paper

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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Malaysian car maker Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton) may assemble cars in Syria where it currently has a market share of five percent, a newspaper said on Wednesday. Proton and Syria's Modern Technology Trading Co will study the project's viability within the next three months, the New Straits Times reported, quoting Proton chief executive Tengku Mahaleel Tengku Ariff. Last year, about 650 Proton cars were sold in Syria. Proton's overseas ...

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