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Richard Leu, test driver, dies at 52

Richard Leu, a test driver and motor columnist at the Bangkok Post, died on Friday at the age of 52.

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Richard Leu, test driver, dies at 52
26 Sep 2020

Crowds in face masks pack China auto show

Crowds packed a mega motor show in Beijing on Saturday — the only major international auto event this year — as manufacturers hope to boost the world's biggest car market despite the coronavirus battering demand.

26 Sep 2020 1
Crowds in face masks pack China auto show
24 Sep 2020

GSB takes up car title loans to keep interest rates low

Government Savings Bank (GSB) plans to enter the car title loan market with an emphasis on retail loans worth up to 200,000 baht per borrower.

24 Sep 2020 4
GSB takes up car title loans to keep interest rates low
24 Sep 2020

Great Wall hints at B22bn investment

Chinese carmaker Great Wall Motors Co (GWM) is strengthening its production base in Thailand with an investment of 22 billion baht as it seeks a foothold in the electric vehicle (EV) segment promoted by the government.

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23 Sep 2020

Tesla cuts battery cost on road to $25K model

SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla on Tuesday said it is slashing battery costs to speed a global shift to renewable energy, and could have a $25,000 self-driving model available in three years or so.

23 Sep 2020 1
Tesla cuts battery cost on road to $25K model
16 Sep 2020

Toyota puts Indian expansion on hold

Toyota Motor Corp won't expand further in India due to the country's high tax regime, a blow for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's trying to lure global companies to offset the deep economic malaise brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Toyota puts Indian expansion on hold
9 Sep 2020

Nissan mum on discontinuation report

Nissan is choosing not to comment further on a report that it has ended production of Sylphy, Teana and X-Trail models in Thailand but says it's confident in marketing new vehicles, including electric models.

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Nissan mum on discontinuation report
4 Sep 2020

Indonesia regulator eases lending rules for electric vehicles

JAKARTA: Indonesia has eased lending rules for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs) and on business loans linked to their manufacturing in a bid to boost investment in the sector, the financial services authority (OJK) said on Friday.

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Indonesia regulator eases lending rules for electric vehicles
4 Sep 2020

New S-Class sedan bets on comfort

SINDELFINGEN, Germany: Mercedes-Benz engineers are striving to meet every definition of comfort in the new S-Class sedan as they try to steal a march on rival Tesla Inc, which wowed audiences with its "fart mode."

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New S-Class sedan bets on comfort
3 Sep 2020

Royal Enfield setting up 10 more shops to earn sales

Indian mid-sized motorcycle manufacturer Royal Enfield plans to generate sales by adding 10 stores in Thailand next year despite the sluggish market caused by the pandemic impact.

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