Malaysian national auto maker Proton Holdings Bhd reportedly is closing in on a decision on whether to consolidate its manufacturing plants. Analysts quoted by the Business Times newspaper say the decision could come by early 2011. Proton's two manufacturing plants in Shah Alam, Selangor, and Tanjung Malim, Perak, have a combined operating capacity of 380,000 units annually. The Tanjung Malim facility has a designed capacity of 1 million vehicles a year, but currently is equipped to ...

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