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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.

Bangkok Motor Show falls far short of expectation
April 4, 2016 1:00 am

Bangkok Motor Show falls far short of expectation

The 37th Bangkok International Motor Show closed yesterday at Impact Muang Thong Thani with only 32,571 bookings - far below the 40,000 expected by its organiser.

Vietnam to boost local parts suppliers
April 4, 2016 1:00 am

Vietnam to boost local parts suppliers

THE LOCALISATION rate of products made in Vietnam is too low as the number of Vietnamese parts-supplying businesses account for only 3 per cent of the country’s total number of firms, said Phan Dang Tuat, former director of the Institute for...

Benz Thonglor CEO sets new vision for company
March 28, 2016 1:00 am

Benz Thonglor CEO sets new vision for company

PLOYKARN BODHIPIMPANON, the new chief executive officer of Benz Thonglor, plans to combine the strengths of two generations of the family - father and mother, and herself - to handle the 39-year-old business.