BYD overtakes LG as world's No.2 EV battery supplier
BYD, backed by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, has gone past LG Energy Solution as the world's second-largest electric vehicle (EV) battery producer, reinforcing China's dominance of the industry as EV adoption picks up pace globally.
Amata to build 2nd EV estate
Amata Corporation Plc is building its second Thai-Chinese industrial estate in Rayong to serve mainland investors and support EV and battery manufacturing projects.
New Hyundai showroom on Rama I
Sojitz Automotive Group has opened its third Hyundai showroom in Thailand with the establishment of Hyundai Pathumwan on Rama I Road.
Chinese interest is a boon for fledgling EV industry, says govt
Three China-based global manufacturers of batteries for electric vehicles have expressed interest in investing in Thailand, which would spur growth in the EV industry.
Chinese EV firms eager to join FTI
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers are keen to become members of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to help drive the fledging EV industry in Thailand.
Geely in early talks to enter Thailand EV market
Major Chinese automaker Geely is in the early stages of planning an entry to Thailand's electric vehicle (EV) market.
Great Wall plans $30m local battery venture
China’s Great Wall Motor is finalising plans to invest up to $30 million to set up a new battery pack assembly plant in Thailand, where it will start making a compact electric car next year, according to a company executive.
China's largest EV maker eyes SE Asia dominance
BYD Co, China's largest electric vehicle manufacturer, has begun to penetrate the Southeast Asian market to challenge the stronghold held by Japanese automakers in the region.
Planning unit touts revamp of labour force
The decoupling of global supply chains following trade conflicts between the US and China could benefit Thailand in the automotive, electrical appliances, and electronics industries.
Efforts to help parts producers evolve
The Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI) plans to equip Thai auto parts producers with electric vehicle (EV) technology know-how.