KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia's national carmaker, National Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton), is in technology exchange talks with several global automakers including General Motors Corp., Ford Motor Co. and DaimlerChrysler AG, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed says. But don't expect foreign equity participation. Mahathir conceived the idea of the national car as a symbol of his efforts to turn Malaysia into a manufacturing economy. “We are not about to sell the national car,” ...
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