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Planned fund to make electric cars cheaper

A government fund is expected to subsidise the prices of electric vehicles (EVs) to keep them closer to the cost of cars powered by internal combustion engines, according to Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, as part of a promotion in Thailand.

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Planned fund to make electric cars cheaper
04:00

Kia rolls out all-new Niro in EV push

SEOUL: Kia Corp unveiled its new electric SUV yesterday as the South Korean automaker and its affiliate Hyundai Motor Co seek to catch up in the EV market.

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Kia rolls out all-new Niro in EV push
23 Nov 2021

EA to open battery factory as it bets on green vehicles

SET-listed Energy Absolute Plc (EA), a renewable energy developer and operator, will officially open its battery and energy storage system (ESS) production facility on Dec 12 as part of its plan to become a leader in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing.

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20 Nov 2021

Honda mulls building EV battery plant

Honda Automobile (Thailand) is considering building an electric vehicle (EV) battery factory in Thailand to serve the country's fledging EV industry.

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Honda mulls building EV battery plant
19 Nov 2021

Biden electric car plan would boost Detroit, anger allies

NEW YORK: President Biden's proposal to reward electric cars made at US union shops has earned applause from organized labor, but the measure has drawn heckles from his closest trading partners.

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Biden electric car plan would boost Detroit, anger allies
17 Nov 2021

GM factory launch ushers in Detroit's EV pickup campaign

NEW YORK: General Motors takes a leap Wednesday towards its much-touted "all-EV" future when it officially opens its first electric pickup truck factory.

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GM factory launch ushers in Detroit's EV pickup campaign
13 Nov 2021

Motor Expo faces screening hurdles

Organisers of the 38th Thailand International Motor Expo, which starts on Dec 1, expect the car event to generate slightly less than the 40 billion baht it made last year due to stricter Covid-19 entry screening.

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Motor Expo faces screening hurdles
8 Nov 2021

Forecast suggests EV tax changes will be gradual

The Finance Ministry will maintain a balance between supporting existing manufacturers of internal combustion engine-powered cars and promoting electric vehicles (EVs) in its restructuring of the overall vehicle excise tax system, said a ministry source who requested anonymity.

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Forecast suggests EV tax changes will be gradual
1 Nov 2021

PM touts electric car policy at COP26

Thailand has set a target of having 15 million electric vehicles (EVs) on the roads by 2035 as a part of the country's strategy to lower greenhouse gas emissions, according to government spokesman Thanakorn Wangboonkongchana.

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26 Oct 2021

Used car market likely to enjoy continued growth

Thailand's used car market is expected to continue growing, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic which boosted its growth to 20-30%, said the Association of Used Cars.

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Used car market likely to enjoy continued growth