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COVID-19 Cut Thai Automotive Production, Export

BANGKOK, Nov 17 (TNA) — The novel coronavirus heavily hit the production and export of Thai automobiles and the production plunged by 35.53% year-on-year last month. Surapong Paisitpatanapong, vice chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries, said that in October Thailand produced 149,360 vehicles, down by 2.24% from the same period of last year. Of […]Read More

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Ford car company ordered to pay 23 million baht in

A total of 308 buyers of Ford Fiesta and Focus cars have won a class action lawsuit against Ford Sales and Service (Thailand) after the Bangkok South Civil Court ordered the car company to pay them a total of 23 million baht to compensate for defective vehicles. The verdict was delivered by the court this […]Read More

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Japanese car giants promise to use Thailand as production base

BANGKOK, 7 March 2016 (NNT) – Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed the Ministry of Industry to be responsible for developing a plan to promote investment in the automotive industry with a focus on the manufacturing of future cars. The PM on Monday met with high-ranking executives of four automotive companies including Toyota, Isuzu, Nissan […]Read More

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Thailand remains primary automobile producer in Southeast Asia

BANGKOK, May 29 – Thai automobile makers insist Thailand remains the biggest automobile producer in Southeast Asia as the expansion of the Indonesian automotive industry is aimed only at meeting local demand. ASEAN Automotive Federation president Piengjai Keawsuwan said vehicles made in Thailand were available in more than 100 countries and their presence underlined the […]Read More

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Yingluck Shinawatra invites Volkswagen to build eco-cars in Kingdom

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would like to see German carmaker Volkswagen invest in the manufacture of eco-cars in Thailand, which has attractive investment-promotion policies and a strong automobile industry. Yingluck met with Volkswagen AG chief executive officer Christian Klingler and discussed problems and obstacles associated with manufacturing eco-cars in Thailand. Read more: The NationRead More

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Thailand to produce 2 million cars by year-end

BANGKOK, Sept 19 – Thailand is expected to manufacture 2.2 million automobiles and pickup trucks and 2.5 million motorcycles this year. Automotive Industry Club spokesman Surapong Paisitpatanapong said a celebration of producing 2 million cars/year will be held November 30. He said the club is confident the auto industry will continue to grow. If expansion […]Read More

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Thailand Moves to Avoid Repeat of 2011 Flood Catastrophe

Thailand has plans to spend more than $12 billion in flood mitigation measures to try to avoid a repeat of last year’s devastating floods that killed hundreds of people and cost billions of dollars. The country is preparing ahead of the start of another monsoon season. Honda factory recovery An enduring image from Thailand’s 2011 […]Read More