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GM, Isuzu end pick-up truck tie-up
July 25, 2016 1:00 am

GM, Isuzu end pick-up truck tie-up

BEIJING - General Motors Co and Isuzu Motor Co have agreed to stop working together on developing midsize pick-up trucks made in Asia, as the US automaker focuses on the higher end of the market while the Japanese firm sticks to selling vehicles for...

Honda, SoftBank begin joint AI research for ‘emotion’ cars
July 25, 2016 1:00 am

Honda, SoftBank begin joint AI research for ‘emotion’ cars

HONDA MOTOR CO and SoftBank Group Corp said last week they would begin joint research in artificial intelligence.

VN to conduct motorbike exhaust test
July 19, 2016 1:00 am

VN to conduct motorbike exhaust test

Exhaust fume gauging will be required for motorbikes 15 years or older in Vietnam’s five big cities for the first time starting on July 1, 2018, if a newly proposed plan by the Transport Ministry is approved.

Mazda bucks the trend
July 12, 2016 4:44 pm

Mazda bucks the trend

Mazda Sales (Thailand) posted new vehicle sales of 21,000 units in the first half of this year, a 25.7 per cent growth rate amid slow sales across the automobile industry.

Toyota cutting Thai workers
July 6, 2016 1:00 am

Toyota cutting Thai workers

TOYOTA MOTOR Thailand (TMT) Co, the largest auto company in Thailand, is offering a voluntary early-retirement programme for assembly-plant employees because of production cuts caused by the sluggish economy.

Multistrada to expand tyre business in US
June 28, 2016 1:00 am

Multistrada to expand tyre business in US

PUBLICLY listed Multistrada Arah Sarana, producer of Achilles and Corsa tyres, will further expand its business in the US this year.

Auto output revs up
June 22, 2016 1:00 am

Auto output revs up

AUTOMOBILE production in May surged 24.7 per cent year on year and 21.8 per cent month on month to 168,394 units to bring total production from January to May up 3.8 per cent to 813,505 units, according to the Federation of Thai Industries’...

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.