Malaysian national auto maker Proton Holdings Bhd. cuts 34 domestic parts makers from its network of 287 vendors for failing to meet internationally recognized quality standards. Local automotive manufacturers supply more than 80% of Proton components. They include 287 parts vendors and 3,000 sub-contractors, which provide more than 5,000 individual parts. Quality crucial for future Proton Satria (above) and Tiara replacements. Proton CEO Mahaleel Ariff warns there will be more ...

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