KUALA LUMPUR — Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton), Malaysia's national car company, is studying the feasibility of setting up an assembly plant in Iran. Proton Chief Executive Officer Tengku Datuk Mahaleel Tengku Ariff says the move followed an invitation from the Iranian government, which is keen to see Proton expand further in the Middle East. Proton also is considering setting up an assembly plant in Egypt, but the plan had encountered some problems, Mahaleel says. Proton cars ...

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