A brand with roots in the early days of Detroit’s auto industry, and which once had ties to Henry Ford, may appear on electric vehicles built in Malaysia. Netherlands-based Detroit Electric Ltd. Chairman and CEO Albert Lam tells a news conference he is in talks with Malaysia’s Proton Holdings Bhd to produce electric cars for the Southeast Asian market. The Detroit Electric name disappeared from the market in 1939 and was revived by Lam and other shareholders in the Netherlands and the ...

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