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Lotus could get new owner as Proton up for sale

Lotus could potentially have a new owner as its parent, Malaysian carmaker Proton looks for a suitor. According to Automotive News Europe, DRB-Hicom which owns both companies, is looking to sell part of its stake in the loss making Proton, and has approached almost 20 carmakers to express its interest …

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Proton dresses up Suprima S with R3 bodykit

Malaysian-based Proton has introduced a new variant to the company’s Suprima S hatchback range. Wearing a rather grand name, the Suprima S Super Premium is created to cater to customers wanting a sportier design. It features an R3 (Proton’s racing division) body kit comprising of a front spoiler, side skirt, …

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Volkswagen reportedly still interested in Proton

In its quest for world domination, the Volkswagen Group is reportedly looking at buying a minority stake or even a controlling stake in Malaysian carmaker, Proton. The courtship isn’t new as back in 2007, the German company had attempted to strike a deal with Proton. However, the deal fell through …

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