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Chinese-made EVs shine at Thailand motor show

Chinese-made EVs shine at Thailand motor show

The Thailand International Motor Expo, which kicked off on Thursday, has drawn a number of Chinese automakers showcasing their latest electric vehicle (EV) models.

2 Dec 2022 2
Car sector election hopes

Car sector election hopes

Automakers in Thailand expect the general election next year will generate better sentiment, causing people to buy new cars, even though the industry has slowed since October this year.

1 Dec 2022 10

Thailand predicted to fail on EV target

Thailand is likely to miss its ambitious target of electric vehicles (EVs) comprising 50% of locally made vehicles by 2030 for a variety of reasons, notably high energy prices and limited EV charging facilities, says global management consultancy Arthur D. Little.

30 Nov 2022 5
Thailand predicted to fail on EV target

Toyota eyes top Thai spot

Competition in the eco car market is stronger than ever, and market leader Toyota has made sure of maintaining its lead with the all-new Yaris ATIV sedan that comes with attractive packaging as well as improved performance.

28 Nov 2022 2
Toyota eyes top Thai spot
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Kanye West kicked off Twitter for swastika post

LOS ANGELES: Elon Musk kicked Kanye West off Twitter on Friday “for incitement to violence”, after the rapper posted a picture that appeared to show a swastika interlaced with a Star of David.

2 Dec 2022 11

Beckmann self-portrait breaks German auction record

BERLIN: A self-portrait by expressionist artist Max Beckmann smashed the record price for a painting sold at auction in Germany, when it went under the hammer in Berlin on Thursday.

2 Dec 2022

Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

1 Dec 2022
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1 Dec 2022

Car manufacturers expect election to improve sentiment

Automakers in Thailand expect the general election next year will generate better sentiment, causing people to buy new cars, even though the industry has slowed since October this year.

1 Dec 2022 10
Car sector election hopes
30 Nov 2022

Thailand predicted to fail on EV target

Thailand is likely to miss its ambitious target of electric vehicles (EVs) comprising 50% of locally made vehicles by 2030 for a variety of reasons, notably high energy prices and limited EV charging facilities, says global management consultancy Arthur D. Little.

30 Nov 2022 5
Thailand predicted to fail on EV target
29 Nov 2022

Toyota vehicle production up 23%, above its target

TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp reported on Tuesday a 23% rise in October global vehicle output, beating its own target for a third month in a row, as the industry strives to get past persistent chip shortages that have hobbled production.

29 Nov 2022 2
Toyota vehicle production up 23%, above its target
28 Nov 2022

Slip, sliding away

Husqvarna Thailand recently staged the inaugural "Flat Track – Flat White" club meeting in Thailand where participants learned how to slide and drift their motorbikes on dirt surfaces under the supervision of Husqvarna expert Sumatee Trakulchai.

28 Nov 2022
Slip, sliding away
28 Nov 2022

Toyota eyes top Thai spot

Competition in the eco car market is stronger than ever, and market leader Toyota has made sure of maintaining its lead with the all-new Yaris ATIV sedan that comes with attractive packaging as well as improved performance.

28 Nov 2022 2
Toyota eyes top Thai spot
25 Nov 2022

Car output on target despite flooding

Flooding affected domestic car sales in October, with volume decreasing in many categories, but the drop will not cause Thailand's car manufacturing to fall short of its 2022 target, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).

25 Nov 2022 3
Car output on target despite flooding
24 Nov 2022

Tesla opens floodgates for automated driving

Tesla Inc is making its controversial driver-assistance system available to customers previously deemed not safe enough behind the wheel to test it out on its electric cars.

24 Nov 2022 5
Tesla opens floodgates for automated driving
24 Nov 2022

Thai auto industry needs a reboot

The Thai automotive industry faces a number of challenges as it seeks to deal with the changes introduced by the emergence of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), according LiB Consulting.

24 Nov 2022 3
Thai auto industry needs a reboot
23 Nov 2022

A greener ride: West Africans switch on to electric motorbikes

COTONOU: Beninese hairdresser Edwige Govi makes a point these days of using electric motorbike taxis to get around Cotonou, saying she enjoys a ride that is quiet and clean.

23 Nov 2022 3
A greener ride: West Africans switch on to electric motorbikes
21 Nov 2022

Off to a great start

Just 24 hours after Toyota Motor Thailand started accepting pre-bookings for its new bZ4X electric SUV, it had to close the reservations due to the large number of customers showing interest.

21 Nov 2022 9
Off to a great start
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Kanye West kicked off Twitter for swastika post

LOS ANGELES: Elon Musk kicked Kanye West off Twitter on Friday “for incitement to violence”, after the rapper posted a picture that appeared to show a swastika interlaced with a Star of David.

2 Dec 2022 11

Beckmann self-portrait breaks German auction record

BERLIN: A self-portrait by expressionist artist Max Beckmann smashed the record price for a painting sold at auction in Germany, when it went under the hammer in Berlin on Thursday.

2 Dec 2022

Rock icon Christine McVie dies at 79

LONDON: Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, has died at the age of 79.

1 Dec 2022