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Toyota Thailand Terminates 800 Workers Due to Declining Sales

 . . BANGKOK -  Toyota Thailand announced Wednesday it is letting go of at least 800 workers at its factories in Thailand under a voluntary departure program, a reflection of deepening troubles in the Thai automotive industry. Toyota Motor Thailand said in a statement that it aims to reduce by up to 900 its staff […]

July 6th, 2016 | Posted in Automotive,Economy & Business,Regional News | Read More »

Car lovers Flock to the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show

. BANGKOK – Car lovers flocked over the weekend to the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show to see new car models and innovations in the automotive industry. Several new cars and clean technologies were showcased at the event. During the first six days of the exhibition, more than 4,500 vehicles were reserved for potential buyers. . […]

March 28th, 2016 | Posted in Automotive,Regional News | Read More »

Bangkok’s 32nd International Motor Show Drawing Huge Crowds

. . BANGKOK – Thailand 32nd International Motor Show has continued to draw large crowds of people to see the exhibition of various luxury and new cars and motorcycles at Impact Muang Thong Thani with total booking  in the first four days today jumping to 5,840 cars and motorcycles. Isuzu led the booking with a […]

December 5th, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

German Prosecutors turn up the Heat on Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn

. . FRANKFURT – Pressure mounted on Volkswagen Automotive Group on Monday as German prosecutors launched a criminal investigation of former Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn and other unnamed executives on suspicion of fraud in connection with an emissions cheating scandal that has rocked the car maker. Mr. Winterkorn stepped down as the CEO of Volkswagen […]

September 28th, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Volkswagen Urged to Come Clean over Diesel Vehicles

. . Lawyers for UK drivers have urged Volkswagen to “come clean” over exactly which cars have been affected in Britain by the emissions-rigging scandal that has rocked the global car industry. Law firm Leigh Day, which is representing hundreds of Volkswagen drivers in the UK, said there was a “woeful lack of clarity” over […]

September 27th, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Mitsubishi Reveals the Next-Generation Pajero Sport in Thailand

  The SUV sports the company’s new design language and comes with a “Dynamic Shield” front fascia. It has swept-back headlamps, LED daytime running lights, a grille with chrome slats and the Mitsubishi logo in middle. There are C-shaped chrome inserts on either sides of the front air-intake and the bumper houses a pair of […]

August 2nd, 2015 | Posted in Automotive | Read More »

Thai Culture Minister Threatens to Fine Pretties for Public Indecency

  BANGKOK – Culture Minister Veera Rojpojanarat is threatening take legal action against models and pretties at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2015 for exposing too much of themselves. Minister Veera Rojpojanarat came after models (pretties) covered only in body paint got patrons at a Bangkok International Motor Show preview a bit too revved up. […]

March 25th, 2015 | Posted in Automotive,Regional News | Read More »

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