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Saturday June 28, 2008

Proton cars to come with NGV kits

KUALA LUMPUR: National carmaker Proton is considering fitting its Waja, Saga and Persona models with NGV (Natural Gas for Vehicles) kits by year-end.

Company sources revealed that they were in the midst of doing this.

The kits will be fitted at production level and come with a warranty.

Car show: Workers standing next to the zero-defect Proton Saga at a Proton factory in Shah Alam yesterday. Proton has said it will fit its cars with NGV kits by yearend in an attempt to reduce dependency on petrol. — AP

Sources said that the kits would be competitively priced as Proton had ample sales volume.

“The Waja and Saga models fitted with NGV kits will be offered first to taxi drivers.

“There are also plans to offer the kits to earlier Proton models,” said the sources.


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