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Volkswagen to Build Production Facility in Thailand

  BANGKOK - German car maker Volkswagen is expecting the go-ahead for a factory in Thailand, newspaper reports have claimed. The company aims to strengthen...

Toyota Sees Thailand Coup as Turning Point in Halting Sales Plunge

- BANGKOK—Thailand's lucrative automotive industry has yet to recover from months of political instability, with Toyota's local arm forecasting Tuesday that its own annual sales...

Thailand’s Car Production Projection Down by 200,000 Units

- - RAYONG - The automotive industry of the Federation of Thai Industries has revised down the automobile production projection for this year by200,000 units to...

Nissan Opens 2nd Plant to Build All-New NP300 Navara Pickup in Thailand

  BANGKOK - Nissan announced the opening of its second production plant in Thailand, where the Japanese car-maker will build the all-new NP300 Navara (sold...

Thailand’s Auto Industry Gets Boost From Board of Investment (BOI)

  RAYONG  - Thailand's investment agency said on Wednesday it approved applications for 18 projects worth about 120 billion baht ($3.7 billion), mainly in the...

Coup a Hit to Thailand’s Auto Industry

An employee works at an assembly line at a manufacturing plant in Rayong province, Thailand, in this May 3, 2012, file photo. Reuters   BANGKOK - Times...

Thailand’s Auto Sector Slams on Brakes, More than 30,000 Workers Laid off this Year

RAYONG - Thailand's auto sector, Southeast Asia's biggest, has fired more than 30,000 subcontracted workers this year and slashed production, as sales plunge after...

Thailand’s Eco-Car Project Attractive to Investors

BANGKOK - The eco-car project in Thailand has received a positive response from consumers. It has also attracted investors who have been given incentives...

Volkswagen Group Eyes First Car Plant in Thailand

  RAYONG - Volkswagen Europe’s largest automaker, has applied to set up its first car plant in Thailand to help narrow the gap with Toyota...

The MG Brand Makes its Thai Debut at Bangkok Motor Show

  BANGKOK - The MG brand has made its Thai debut at the ongoing 2014 Bangkok Motor Show, where nine MG6s are on display at...

GM Thailand Enters Eco Car Phase 2 Program

  BANGKOK - General Motors Thailand has announced that it will submit an application to Thailand Board of Investment to join its Eco Car Phase...

Chinese Car Maker SAIC Motor Corp Faces Roadblocks in Thailand

  BANGKOK—When SAIC Motor Corp. announced plans to make cars in Thailand by 2014, it was seen as a significant move by the Chinese auto...

Thailand GM Plant in Rayong Reaches Production Milestone, 1 Million Vehicles

  RAYONG - General Motors CEO Mary Barra and President Dan Ammann travel to Thailand to watch the 1 millionth vehicle – a Chevrolet Trailblazer...

Nissan Suffering Setback from Thailand Troubles

BANGKOK - Nissan has become the latest Japanese carmaker to warn of plunging sales in Thailand after political tension and the cancellation of a...

Auto Makers Re-Think Thailand as Auto Hub

  BANGKOK - Thailand's political stalemate is cutting into foreign car makers sales and undermining the appeal of Southeast Asia's largest auto-production hub. At least half...

Japanese Automotive Sales Plunge in Thailand

  THIALAND - Both Mitsubishi and Mazda Automotive Manufacturers have become the latest to warn that political instability and the end of a state car...

Thailand’s Auto Industry Expected to Grow in 2014

  RAYONG - Thailand's auto business is expected to grow this year, despite the current political turmoil, with a forecast production volume of 2.6 million...

Thailand International Motor Expo Attendance Drops

BANGKOK - The 30th Thailand International Motor Expo, now held at Impact Muang Thong Thani, became the victim of anti-government protests with attendance and...

Nissan Juke launched in Thailand – 1.6L and CVT

  BANGKOK - The Nissan Juke is now officially in Thailand, making it the sixth ASEAN country to get Nissan’s B-segment crossover after Indonesia, Vietnam,...

Mitsubishi Mirage First U.S.Bound Vehicle From Thailand

  LAEM CHABANG - At this gleaming, barely year-old Mitsubishi assembly plant, it's the little things that say you're in Thailand and not Toyota City...
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