25,000 orders placed in first eight days of Motor Expo

Auto & Audio December 07, 2018 16:56

By The Nation

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More than 25,000 orders have been placed for new automobiles and motorcycles in the first eight days of the Thailand International Motor Expo at the Challenger Hall, Impact Muangthong Thani.

Organiser Kwanchai Paphatphong said passenger cars and SUVs were popular, while motorcycles also received the expected attention.

A total of 21,476 orders were placed for automobiles with Honda snatching 3,804 orders followed by Mazda with 3,349, Toyota with 2,869, Isuzu with 2,134 and Mitsubishi with 1,643.

For motorcycles, 4,530 orders were placed – Honda with 915 orders, Yamaha with 556, Kawasaki with 464, Lambretta with 388 and Vespa with 286.

Kwanchai said auto sales are expected to reach 45,000 at this year’s show while the projection for motorcycles is 8,000 units. 

More than 1.5 million visitors are expected for the event, which goes on until December 10.