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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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Proton Suprima S priced from $21,790 driveaway – on sale 1 January

Proton Cars Australia has launched its third all-new model this year – the Proton Suprima S hatchback. Based on the recently launched Prevé sedan, the Suprima S will go on sale from 1 January 2014 from $21,790 driveaway. Power comes from the company’s own 1.6-litre DOHC, 16-valve, Campro, Charged Fuel …

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Proton slashes price on the Prevé. Now cheapest small car at $15,990

The Proton Prevé is now Australia’s most affordable small car, after the Malaysian brand slashed $3,000 from its price. Introduced earlier this year at $18,990, for a limited time from 1 August 2013, the four-door Proton sedan has a drive away price of $15,990 for the 5-speed manual transmission, and …

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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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