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24 Sep 2022

Toyota ends production in Russia, seeing no path to restart

Toyota Motor Corp has decided to cease vehicle production permanently at its lone car plant in Russia, a rare move for a company that is still manufacturing at sites in Japan dating back to its founding in the 1930s.

24 Sep 2022
Toyota ends production in Russia, seeing no path to restart
24 Sep 2022

State urged to meet EV investors' needs

The electric vehicle (EV) industry will become a key economic engine for Thailand if the government is able to attract foreign investors looking for new investment destinations, according to WHA Corporation Plc.

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State urged to meet EV investors' needs
23 Sep 2022

Sharp increase in domestic car sales

Domestic car sales in the first eight months this year increased by 19.6% year-on-year to 559,537 units as recovering tourism helped boost demand.

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Sharp increase in domestic car sales
21 Sep 2022

Automakers tackle patent hurdle in quest for in-car tech

STOCKHOLM/BERLIN: Over a dozen automakers including Toyota and Nissan, have signed up with a platform for patent licences from 51 tech companies, aiming to simplify access to wireless technology and avoid costly legal battles.

21 Sep 2022
Automakers tackle patent hurdle in quest for in-car tech
21 Sep 2022

Growing Asia's EV ecosystem

Asia's electric-vehicle market is poised for growth. Those who approach the challenges and opportunities with an ecosystem view can create significant value for their business -- and the global climate.

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Growing Asia's EV ecosystem
17 Sep 2022

Nex Point invests B6bn in 2nd plant

SET-listed Nex Point, an electric vehicle (EV) assembler, is allocating 6 billion baht to develop its second production facility in Chachoengsao to serve increasing purchase orders from electric bus and truck operators.

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Nex Point invests B6bn in 2nd plant
16 Sep 2022

Call for EV chargers to harness solar power

The growing number of electric vehicles requires long-term planning to ensure adequate power supplies, with one idea being to build "micro grids" at charging stations.

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Call for EV chargers to harness solar power
10 Sep 2022

Vietnam’s VinFast to ship EVs to N America, Europe

VinFast, an electric carmaker backed by Vietnam’s richest man, will ship about 5,000 vehicles to customers in the United States, Canada and Europe early November and begin global deliveries a month later, according to a statement from parent company Vingroup JSC.

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Vietnam’s VinFast to ship EVs to N America, Europe
10 Sep 2022

BYD set to pursue state EV incentives

BYD is expected to be the latest Chinese automaker to take up the government's electric vehicle (EV) incentives when its sole distributor Rever Automotive Co signs an agreement with the Excise Department later this month for a tax reduction and subsidy that make the firm's "new energy vehicles" more affordable for Thai buyers.

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1 Sep 2022

Californians told not to charge EVs as grid struggles in heat wave

LOS ANGELES: Californians were told Wednesday not to charge their electric vehicles (EVs) during peak hours, just days after the state said it would stop selling gas-powered cars, as the aging electricity grid struggles with a fearsome heatwave.

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Californians told not to charge EVs as grid struggles in heat wave