Prime Minister Najib Razak launched merger speculation when he said at Proton’s 25th anniversary celebration in July if overcapacity was an obstacle, auto makers should consider consolation to create a stronger and more able-bodied company. Proton Managing Director Zainal Tahir earlier told reporters a merger between the two would enhance economies of scale, reduce costs and help exports. But Perodua Managing Director Aminar Rashid Salleh is quoted by the government’s Bernamanews agency ...

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