Proton Holdings Bhd, which continues a search for a foreign partner, says a new sedan and ventures in China and Indonesia will help it return to profitability in fiscal 2008. Managing Director Zainal Abidin says in media reports the turnaround will be aided by its Lotus Engineering subsidiary in the U.K., which has secured engineering projects from Chinese car maker Jinhua Youngman Automobile Mfg. Co. Ltd. worth nearly 200 million ringgit ($57.5 million) over 18 to 20 months. Proton also ...

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