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Demand for Uber service doubles in 12 months
May 17, 2016 1:00 am

Demand for Uber service doubles in 12 months

UBER has seen a twofold increase in demand for its service in the last 12 months, which involves the participation of several thousand drivers in Thailand.

Nissan and Mitsubishi strategic deal
May 14, 2016 1:00 am

Nissan and Mitsubishi strategic deal

DEVELOPMENT costs for the upcoming models of the Mitsubishi Triton and Nissan Navara pickup trucks manufactured in Thailand could be dramatically lowered, thanks to the strategic alliance between Nissan and Mitsubishi.

Honda starts up new car factory
May 13, 2016 1:00 am

Honda starts up new car factory

HONDA Automobile (Thailand) Co yesterday opened a new plant worth Bt17.15 billion on 1,600 rai (256 hectares) at Rojana Industrial Park in Prachin Buri province.

Asean committee discusses removing barriers on regional auto parts...
May 5, 2016 1:00 am

Asean committee discusses removing barriers on regional auto parts...

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - Reducing non-tariff barriers when trading auto parts in Asean is being discussed at a meeting at the Centrepoint Hotel Gadong here.

Bosch unveils ambitious new plan for Thailand
May 3, 2016 1:00 am

Bosch unveils ambitious new plan for Thailand

ROBERT BOSCH Automotive Technologies says it has devised a new investment plan that reflects the company’s view that Thailand is strategically well placed in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nissan opens Asean R&D hub in Samut Prakan
April 29, 2016 1:00 am

Nissan opens Asean R&D hub in Samut Prakan

NISSAN Motor Asia-Pacific (NMAP) has launched a test centre in Thailand that will serve as the carmaker’s main research and development hub for Asean to address customer needs in the region and align more quickly to market requirements.

Honda starts innovative assembly line in Prachin Buri plant
April 23, 2016 1:00 am

Honda starts innovative assembly line in Prachin Buri plant

HONDA MOTOR Co has developed the world’s first automobile assembly line that incorporates a flowing cell production system, and launched it in Thailand.

Thai automotive industry: Light at the end of the tunnel?
April 21, 2016 1:00 am

Thai automotive industry: Light at the end of the tunnel?

Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co has announced first-quarter sales of 10,904 vehicles, representing growth of 36 per cent compared with the corresponding period last year.

Thailand leads in auto exports to Vietnam
April 20, 2016 5:36 pm

Thailand leads in auto exports to Vietnam

HANOI - Thailand has become Vietnam's leading automobile exporter in the first quarter of this year, with a volume of more than 7,800 units, a 64.5 per cent increase compared with the same period last year.

Chinese tyre maker to grow in Thailand
April 12, 2016 1:00 am

Chinese tyre maker to grow in Thailand

SHANDONG Linglong Tire Co, one of the top five tyre producers in China, plans to expand its investment in the Thai rubber industry, focusing on a tyre-testing centre and rubber-compound manufacturing.