As a potential deal with Volkswagen AG continues to take shape, Proton Holdings Bhd’s new Managing Director-designate Zainal Abidin Tahir says painful decisions will have to be made to rejuvenate Malaysia’s national car company. He tells his first news conference there is an urgent need for the auto maker to make drastic changes, and the new management lineup has been given the mandate by the board of directors to do whatever is necessary. Zainal becomes managing director Jan. 1, moving ...

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