Global auto-industry analyst Frost & Sullivan is predicting a slowdown in Malaysia’s new-vehicle sales and the postponement of new-model introductions as a result of the parts-supply crisis in earthquake-stricken Japan. Kavan Mukhtyar, a partner in the research firm and automotive and transportation practice head for the Asia/Pacific region, says Japanese-linked auto makers are expected to slow production in Malaysia, which could give a competitive edge to car companies with a lesser ...

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