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.
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.
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.
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.
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.