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Proton Talks With Turkish Company for Car Production, Sabah Says

March 03, 2012

Proton Holdings Bhd. (PROH), owner of the Lotus sports car, is in talks with a Turkish company to make cars in the country, Sabah newspaper reported, citing the company’s adviser and former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamed.

Proton also plans to produce a Turkish-branded car later, Mohamed said, according to the Istanbul-based newspaper.

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