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Carmakers hope motor show will jump-start torpid sales
March 25, 2015 1:00 am

Carmakers hope motor show will jump-start torpid sales

Automobile companies are pinning their hopes on the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show to help stem the slide in sales seen so far this year.

SAIC hopes for more success with latest MG model
March 18, 2015 1:00 am

SAIC hopes for more success with latest MG model

After little success with its first product in Thailand, Chinese-owned automaker MG has decided to launch its second model here, but this time the company is making sure prices are attractive.

New emissions tax won't  hurt car sales much: minister
March 17, 2015 1:00 am

New emissions tax won't hurt car sales much: minister

INDUSTRY Minister Chakramon Phasukavanich has said the restructuring of automobile excise tax to include an emissions levy that will become effective from January 1 next year should not have a significant impact on people's decisions to buy a...

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 110 years in Thailand with new production...
March 14, 2015 1:00 am

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 110 years in Thailand with new production...

MERCEDES-BENZ has marked its 110th year in Thailand with the initiation of a CKD (completely knocked down) production line for the class-leading C300 BlueTEC Hybrid.

Subaru set to bring Outback crossover to Thailand at show
March 14, 2015 1:00 am

Subaru set to bring Outback crossover to Thailand at show

SUBARU is ready to enter the Thai crossover market fully, introducing its all-new Outback to the Kingdom at the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show, after giving the Thai fan club a preview of the new model at the end of last year.

V-Gulliver opens fourth used-car showroom
March 4, 2015 1:00 am

V-Gulliver opens fourth used-car showroom

V-Gulliver, an affiliate of Japan's No-1 used-car company, has opened its fourth and largest showroom in Thailand, owned and run by a new franchisee from Japan.

Tyre sales up slightly in four Asean capital cities
February 26, 2015 1:00 am

Tyre sales up slightly in four Asean capital cities

FOUR KEY CAPITALS across developing Asean countries saw marginal growth in car-tyre sales last year, according to market-research firm GfK.

Auto Club sets unofficial car output target
February 25, 2015 1:00 am

Auto Club sets unofficial car output target

The Automotive Industry Club of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has set an unofficial production target of 2.15 million vehicles for 2015, which is almost the same as last year's target. Most of the finished products will be for export...

Local brake industry urged to shift its focus to R&D
February 17, 2015 1:00 am

Local brake industry urged to shift its focus to R&D

THAILAND recently hosted a regional conference of producers and traders in the fields of braking systems, brakes and friction materials that was held for the first time in Asean.

Mazda's new eco-cars priced |at Bt675,000 to Bt790,000
January 16, 2015 1:00 am

Mazda's new eco-cars priced |at Bt675,000 to Bt790,000

Mazda has announced the official pricing of its redesigned Mazda2 subcompact, the first model to be produced under Phase 2 of the government's eco-car programme.