Tag: Thailand

TAPA 2018 Presents Clean Innovation for the Future

TAPA 2018 Presents Clean Innovation for the Future

The world’s automotive part suppliers will be converging into Bangkok, Thailand this coming 5-8 April 2018 (days 5-7 are trade days while day 8 is a public day) at Hall 101-104 BITEC, Bangkok. The theme for this year’s convention titled “Innovation Clean for the Future” focuses on the future development […]

Nissan opens R&D Test Centre in Thailand

Nissan opens R&D Test Centre in Thailand

Nissan recently opened a R&D Test Centre in Thailand which will serve as the main R&D hub for ASEAN to better address customer needs in the region and to align more quickly to market requirements.  The new Nissan Motor Asia Pacific (NMAP) R&D Test Centre will have an expanded scope […]

QNEWS: Nissan opens second production plant in Thailand

QNEWS: Nissan opens second production plant in Thailand

Nissan has begun operations at a new factory in Thailand which will be a production hub for the new NP300 Navara pickup truck. While Thailand is a key market for the carmaker, vehicles from the new plant will also be exported to 45 countries around the world. It will increase […]

QNEWS: GM to participate in Thailand’s Eco Car Phase 2 scheme

QNEWS: GM to participate in Thailand’s Eco Car Phase 2 scheme

After a fairly successful first phase of its Eco Car scheme which attracted 5 carmakers, Thailand has introduced Phase 2 to boost annual car production to 3 million units. It also aims to raise the country’s manufacturing quality and ensure that the eco-cars match the standards of developed markets like […]

QNEWS: Mitsubishi Motors to build test track in Thailand

QNEWS: Mitsubishi Motors to build test track in Thailand

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Japan (MMC) is expanding its R&D activities in Thailand with the construction of a test track as part of its new mid-term business plan named ‘New-Stage 2016’. This is a continuation of the company’s policy to strengthen R&D functions in Thailand since beginning of 2013 (fiscal year). […]

QNEWS: New Mazda3 production begins in Thailand

QNEWS: New Mazda3 production begins in Thailand

Production of the latest Mazda3 has begun in Thailand at the Auto Alliance Thailand (AAT) plant. The joint-venture factory in Rayong (the other partner is Ford) is the third location where the third generation of Mazda’s most popular model is made. An annual output of 13,000 units is planned from […]

Mazda’s second transmission plant to be in Thailand

Mazda’s second transmission plant to be in Thailand

Mazda Motor Corporation is certainly in investment mode this year. Just last month, the company announced that it would increase industrial activities in Malaysia and spend RM100 million for the construction of dedicated assembly facilities at the Inokom plant in Kulim, Kedah, where the Mazda3 and CX-5 are assembled. Today, […]

New domestic sales record in Thailand in 2012

New domestic sales record in Thailand in 2012

New vehicle sales in Thailand hit a new record level in 2012, according to information provided by Toyota Motor Thailand (TMT). The company, which is the market leader in the country, reported that domestic sales of passenger and commercial vehicles totalled 1.436 million units last year, an 81% increase over […]

Chevrolet Sonic production starts in Thailand

Chevrolet Sonic production starts in Thailand

Production of the Chevrolet Sonic has begun at GM’s manufacturing facility in Rayong, Thailand, the fifth GM plant to make the new global compact model. The first variant being made in Thailand is the sedan with the hatchback following in due course. The model will be sold in Thailand as […]