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New Generation of Automotive

August 28, 2020
Mr. Pisit Rangsaritwutikul, President, Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI), was invited from Bangkok Biz Newspaper as one of speakers in this seminar along with representatives from both government and private sectors such as Mr. Chokedee Kaewsang, Deputy Secretary General, the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI), Mr. Sekson Sermpong, Deputy Governor (Planning and Power System Development), Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), Mr. Pornsak Udomtraphayakun, Assistant Governor (Planning and Organization Development), Metropolitan Electricity Authority (MEA), Dr. Kraisorn Anchaleeworaphan, Director, Electrical and Electronic Product Testing Center (PTEC), National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) and Mr. Zhang Haibo, President, SAIC Motor-CP Co., Ltd. They shared and presented guideline and direction of future automotive industry development in both short and long terms which will lead Thailand to EV industry center in ASEAN as targeted at InterContinental Bangkok Hotel on August 27th, 2020.

Huge tax breaks to push switch from old cars to new and EV

August 28, 2020
The government will offer tax incentives for individuals and companies to exchange their old cars for new cars or electric vehicles, Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit told the “New Generation of Automotives” seminar.

Thailand's EV Roadmap

August 27, 2020
Mr. Suriya Juangroongruangkit, Minister, Ministry of Industry (MOI), presided over a seminar of New Generation of Automotive and delivered keynote on the topic of “Driven to EV with Thai Road Map to support EV”. Automotive industry development has been advanced to environment-friendly engine and autonomous vehicle.

Nissan picks Thailand for its only production base in Asean

August 26, 2020
Automaker Nissan has closed its factory in Indonesia and plans to make Thailand its lone manufacturing base in Asean with a long-term business plan, Suriya Juangroongruangkit, Minister of Industry, revealed.

Nissan 'confident' in Thailand base

August 24, 2020
Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit believes Thailand will maintain its status as a major car production base in the post-Covid-19 period, with the Japanese carmaker Nissan relocating production from Indonesia.

Thai-Chinese alliance to build trucks cheaper than Japanese rivals

August 21, 2020
Thailand's biggest conglomerate CP Group and China's Beiqi Foton Motor have unveiled a lineup of commercial vehicles for sale through a joint venture in a bid to quickly establish a foothold in the Thai auto market.
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