Why cant we buy a 2×4 pickup truck with auto transmission?

We have done our research and realized that in Malaysia you cannot buy a 2-wheel drive double cab pickup truck with an automatic gearbox from an established brand. A quick look at the 7 biggest pickup truck brands in Malaysia, Toyota, Isuzu, Ford, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Chevrolet and Nissan will reveal a wide range of offerings but there is NO 2-wheel drive, double cab, automatic driven pickup truck for sale.

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You can however buy one in Thailand and Indonesia, but not in Malaysia. WHY?

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With the prices of pickup trucks being very favorable for the car buyer in relation to much lower import taxes, it makes good sense to buy a pickup truck, but the Malaysian family or even the average lifestyle truck buyer does not need the weighty and expensive 4×4 system that comes with the pickup truck.

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Also with the family buyer who uses the truck in the city, having an automatic gearbox would be great.

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So what do we need to do to get a new pickup truck with an automatic gearbox, double cab for the family to get comfortable and an automatic gearbox for inner city commuting in comfort?

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