Malaysian distributor DRB-Hicom Bhd will assemble Suzuki Swift cars with four robotic welding lines at its Automotive Manufacturers (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd plant at a cost of 30 million ringgit ($8.57 million). DRB-Hicomâs wholly owned subsidiary, Suzuki Malaysia Automobile Sdn Bhd, is using the welding lines to produce the complete-knocked-down vehicles. âSuzuki will assemble 300 units a month,â Rahman Omar, DRB-Hicom executive adviser, tells the media. âHopefully, it will go up to 500 if ...
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