Mon, 15 Oct 2018 01:00
Thai auto industry: How not to map out a national policy
The recent news that Vietnam aims to produce its national car brand, VinFast, by the middle of next year – just over two years since the idea of a national car was conceived last year – should prompt a thorough re-evaluation of Thailand’s automotive industry policy and industrial policies in general.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Political motive seen in PM’s love for pop-idols
PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha became ota (a big fan in Japanese) for AKB 48 yesterday as the J-pop idol girl band put on a special performance for him at Government House. Yet observers saw a hidden political message in the event.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:32
Krungsri Auto brings back ‘Big Daddy’ for car finance video
Krungsri Auto, the automotive financing arm of Bank of Ayudhya Pcl, has launched the product campaign “Krungsri Rod Baan: Fast Approval, Fast Disbursement”.
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 10:04
Knife attacker on Germany bus arrested, nine injured
Nine people were injured in an attack by a man wielding a knife on a bus in northern Germany, officials said, although his motive remained unclear.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 15:02
Army sergeant shot dead in Narathiwat, no motive yet identified
An Army sergeant was shot dead while riding to work in Narathiwat on Tuesday morning, a Royal Thai Police spokesman said.
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 01:00
Prayut denies political motive in visit to cave site
Come on, people are not blind between you and the police chief for the whole area: the whole operation shut down for hours during the visit, political grandstanding while all the while people’s lives are in question
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 01:00
Prayut denies political motive in site visit
PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday denied there was any political motive behind his visit to Tham Luang cave in Chiang Rai, where a rescue operation for 12 teen footballers and their coach was underway.
Tue, 26 Jun 2018 14:45
UK car sector investment collapses on Brexit impact: industry data
Investment in Britain's automotive sector collapsed by almost half in the first six months of the year, impacted by Brexit uncertainty, industry data showed Tuesday.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
Myanmar not ready yet for auto boom
THOUGH MYANMAR has the potential for a boom in its automotive industry, it may take more than five years to enjoy tangible benefits in reality, according to Soe Tun, president of Myanmar Automobile Manufacturers and Distributors Association and managing director of Farmer Auto Trading Co.
Auto & Audio
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
TTTC expects 30% revenue contribution from non-automotive business in 5 years
TOYOTA TSUSHO (Thailand) or TTTC, a trading house in the kingdom, has adjusted its business strategy, focusing on contribution from non-automotive products in its trading activities.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
Toyota bets on ride hailing in Grab deal
TOYOTA Motor Corp will invest US$1 billion in Singapore-based Grab, in the largest investment by an automotive manufacturer in the global ride-hailing sector. The Japanese vehicle giant is investing as a lead investor in Grab’s ongoing financing round, Grab said in a statement yesterday.
Fri, 25 May 2018 12:56
PWJ eyeing 8% hike in earnings this year
Panjawattana Plastics PCL (PWJ) is confident of achieving 8-per-cent growth in earnings this year thanks to recovery in the lubricant-container market.
Mon, 14 May 2018 01:00
Prayut avoids speaking about motive for field trips
SPOKESPERSON SAYS PEOPLE SHOULD NOT WORRY ABOUT PM’S MOTIVES
Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
PM assesses infrastructure projects for the Northeast
WARM WELCOME FOR CABINET ALTHOUGH PRAYUT DENIES POLITICAL MOTIVE
Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00
Thailand a future hub for auto software
THAILAND has a lot of potential to become a hub of automotive software development in the Asia Pacific region, Koichi Okoshi, president and chief executive officer of Toyota Tsusho Nexty Electronics (Thailand) Co Ltd (NETH) said.