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Mercedes-Benz, Thonburi Sign 10-Year EV Deal

BANGKOK (NNT) – Mercedes-Benz has announced a new collaboration with Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Co., Ltd., signing a 10-year contract to produce electric vehicles (EVs) in the country. The partnership is in line with the government’s ambition to transform Thailand into a regional hub for mobility, supporting the “Ignite Thailand” project to boost economic and technological development.

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As part of the initiative, Mercedes-Benz has donated a large lithium-ion battery cell unit to the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) for research purposes. The unit, composed of high-voltage battery cells previously used in the company’s processing experiments, is scheduled to be handed over to NSTDA by next month.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Krajangwit Johjit
National News Bureau of Thailand

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