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Malaysia’s Proton Developing Its Own Hybrid

5 July 2005

AFP. Malaysia’s national carmaker Proton is developing its own hybrid-electric car and hopes to roll it out in less than five years.

According to Proton adviser and former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad, the company has already been working on the project for five years.

Proton, which was incorporated in 1983, launched its first car in 1985. Mitsubishi has a 16$% stake in the company, which produces a lineup with engines ranging from 1.2- to 2.0-liter.

The company last month introduced the Savvy, a 1.2-liter, five-door compact hatchback.

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