KUALA LUMPUR — Some auto industry analysts here are speculating that the enthusiasm of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC) for Malaysia's Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (Proton) may be waning. Fumio Yoshimi, the Japanese automaker's newly appointed alternate director to Proton, arrived in Kuala Lumpur on July 15 to take up his new duties and in August, barely two weeks later, resigned, possibly under pressure from an irate Prime Minister Muhamad Mahathir. In the interim, he had spoken out ...

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