KUALA LUMPUR — Foreign automakers are playing a waiting game in Malaysia and no one has a clue how long the wait will be. Their current position is unenviable. Twenty-one different brands assembled here from CKD (complete-knock-down) kits are in a free-for-all fight for around 17% of the automotive market, while two national car companies hold the balance. Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (Proton) and Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn. Bhd (Perodua) cars already had a significant price ...

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