- The Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI) was established based on the cabinet resolution on July 7, 1998, and the Ministry of Industry’s order No. 314/2541 – Re.
- The Establishment of the Thai Automotive Industry dated September 1998, to be an independent organization under the co-operation between the government and private sectors.
- The organization administration will not be related with the rules and regulations of the government and the state enterprises; the Industry Development Foundation is the organization that supports the operation of the Institute.
- The committee of the Institute, which is responsible for defining scope, policy, plan, operational objective, and controlling the administration, comprises of representatives from the government and private sector, as well as, academics.