A Malaysian daily newspaper says the government “is believed” to have decided to grant a foreign party 51% control of national car maker Proton Holdings Bhd, with Germany’s Volkswagen AG mentioned as a potential partner. The Edge Financial Daily quotes an unnamed source as saying Proton negotiations resumed with VW in October. “According to the source, the government is agreeable to a model that would be similar to the arrangement between second national car maker Perusahaan Otomobil ...

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