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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.

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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
26 May 2021

P.S.P. Specialties to tap e-commerce trend through partnership

Lubricant manufacturer P.S.P. Specialties Co is joining hands with virtual marketplace operator WhatsEGG (Thailand) to seek new business opportunities through online auto parts sales as their market value is expected to reach 7 billion baht in five years.

26 May 2021
20 May 2021

Sharge upbeat on EV charger sales

The government's electric vehicle (EV) promotion policy and pandemic-induced concerns over a degraded environment are expected to help Sharge Management Co make an exponential leap in its EV charger sales to 20,000 from 250 units within five years.

20 May 2021 1
Sharge upbeat on EV charger sales
9 May 2021

Vingroup to close VinSmart electronics unit to focus on EVs

Vingroup JSC is shuttering its electronics devices unit VinSmart just months after exporting smartphones to the United States as it ramps up production of electric vehicles.

9 May 2021 3
Vingroup to focus on EVs
30 Apr 2021

FTI members keen to reach EV goal early

Most executives belonging to the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) want the government to achieve an electric vehicle (EV) production goal before 2025 despite the state's latest move to adjust its plan to produce more EVs ahead of its original schedule, according to an FTI survey.

30 Apr 2021 3
FTI members keen to reach EV goal early
27 Apr 2021

Tesla reports higher profits, says expansion on track

NEW YORK: Tesla reported a jump in first-quarter profits Monday on surging electric vehicle sales, and the manufacturer said it was on track to boost automotive capacity at factories in three countries.

27 Apr 2021 1
Tesla reports higher profits, says expansion on track
23 Apr 2021

Honda aims for 100% electric vehicles by 2040

TOKYO: Honda Motor Co is aiming to increase its ratio of electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) to 100% of all sales by 2040, chief executive Toshihiro Mibe said on Friday.

23 Apr 2021 6
Honda aims for 100% electric vehicles by 2040
23 Apr 2021

Scrutiny of Tesla grows after apparently driverless fatal crash

NEW YORK: Tesla came under renewed scrutiny Thursday following a report its cars could be fooled into driving with no one behind the wheel, as two senators demanded a vigorous federal probe of a fatal crash in Texas.

23 Apr 2021 1
Scrutiny of Tesla grows after apparently driverless fatal crash