Negotiations are ongoing for Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua), one of two Malaysian national auto makers, to assemble Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles beginning in October 2004. Some 2,000 units are expected to be assembled per month. The company also plans to introduce new models with engine capacities of 1.0L and 1.3L from May 2005. "While Proton (the country’s other national auto maker) comes to our market, we are going to their place," Tan Sri Abdul Rahman Omar, ...

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