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16 Jul 2021

Thai arms of 2 Japanese firms to jointly test EV use for goods delivery

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hitachi Transport System Ltd's local arm to study the commercial viability of using electric vehicles to deliver goods in the country.

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Thai arms of 2 Japanese firms to jointly test EV use for goods delivery
15 Jul 2021

GM warns Bolt owners after two cars catch fire

WASHINGTON: General Motors on Wednesday warned owners of its Chevrolet Bolt to park the electric vehicle outside and not leave them plugged in overnight after two of the cars caught fire.

15 Jul 2021 9
GM warns Bolt owners after two cars catch fire
3 Jul 2021

US regulators probe 'spontaneous' fire of top-end Tesla

SAN FRANCISCO: US transportation safety regulators said Friday they are probing an incident in which a brand-new Tesla apparently burst into flames, temporarily trapping the driver, with firefighters needing more than two hours to extinguish the blaze.

3 Jul 2021 5
US regulators probe 'spontaneous' fire of top-end Tesla
30 Jun 2021

Booming autos exports help plug gaping tourism hole

As tourism-reliant Thailand struggles with a collapse in foreign visitors, the country's auto sector is picking up some of the slack with the value of car exports tipped to surge to a record this year.

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Booming autos exports
26 Jun 2021

Tesla software fault leads to big China recall

BEIJING: The electric car giant Tesla will recall over 285,000 cars from the Chinese market after an investigation found issues with its assisted driving software that could cause road collisions, a government regulator announced late Friday.

26 Jun 2021 2
Tesla software fault leads to big China recall
18 Jun 2021

KTB expects total of 1m EVs by 2028

The number of electric vehicles (EVs) in Thailand is expected to reach 1 million in 2028 -- an increase of 24% per year, says Krungthai Compass.

18 Jun 2021 16
1m EVs by 2028
17 Jun 2021

General Motors hits the gas on electric, autonomous push

NEW YORK: General Motors is hitting the accelerator on its drive towards electric autos, significantly boosting its near-term investments as it unveils new models and builds production capacity.

17 Jun 2021 5
General Motors hits the gas on electric, autonomous push
14 Jun 2021

Cars face barriers in Vietnam

Car exports to Vietnam can expect to face non-tariff barriers after the country, the biggest importer within Asean of pickups and passenger cars from Thailand, prepares to enforce the new Euro 5 emission standard from Jan 1 next year.

14 Jun 2021 6
Cars face barriers in Vietnam
2 Jun 2021

Great Wall to make SUVs at smart factory

Chinese automaker Great Wall Motor (GWM) is making Thailand its base for the company's first smart factory in Southeast Asia in a move to boost sales in international markets.

2 Jun 2021 12
Great Wall to make SUVs at smart factory
31 May 2021

PTT, Foxconn to make electric vehicles in Thailand

TAIPEI: Taiwan's Foxconn on Monday announced a partnership with state-run energy group PTT Plc to make electric cars in Thailand, adding to a string of such deals by the iPhone assembler as it makes forays into the car market.

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PTT, Foxconn to make electric vehicles in Thailand