Thailand’s EV industry growing rapidly

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The Thailand Board of Investment announced that Thailand has received more foreign direct investment supporting the country’s growing electric vehicle production ecosystem. Thailand is making great progress in the area of sustainable mobility.

BYD signs land deal for plant with annual capacity of 150,000 EVs in Thailand

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The post BYD signs land deal for plant with annual capacity of 150,000 EVs in Thailand appeared first on CnEVPost. BYD BYD ThailandBYD's plant is expected to start operations in 2024 and the vehicles will be exported to ASEAN countries and Europe.

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Tesla is coming to Thailand, job openings show

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Tesla is coming to Thailand, newly posted job openings show. Tesla is coming to Thailand (reg. According to DataforThai , Tesla (Thailand) Co., Although no exact opening date is yet known, the job postings show that Tesla is definitely planning something for Thailand.

BYD to build EV plant in Thailand as it expands global presence

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Thailand's Board of Investment approved a set of investment commitments in August, including BYD's 17.9 The post BYD to build EV plant in Thailand as it expands global presence appeared first on CnEVPost. BYD BYD Thailand

Neta launches Neta V in Thailand, expects to deliver 3,000 units locally this year

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Neta currently has 25 authorized dealers in Thailand, and the number is expected to reach 30 by the end of the year. The post Neta launches Neta V in Thailand, expects to deliver 3,000 units locally this year appeared first on CnEVPost. Neta Neta Thailand

Tesla prepares launch in Thailand with hiring spree

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Tesla is preparing to launch its electric vehicles in Thailand for the first time with a significant hiring spree. The post Tesla prepares launch in Thailand with hiring spree appeared first on Electrek.

Foxconn partnering with Thailand’s PTT to build EVs; MIH open EV platform

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Foxconn and PTT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate in setting up an open platform for producing electric vehicles (EV) and key components to serve the EV sector in Thailand. The platform, comprising hardware and software services, will be available to all automobile players in Thailand looking to accelerate their production and sales of EVs in Thailand and elsewhere in the ASEAN region.

What BYD’s Thailand plans might mean for Australia’s EV supply

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With some of Australia's most popular ICE cars currently built in Thailand, BYD's production expansion plans could be good news for the local supply of EVs, too. . The post What BYD’s Thailand plans might mean for Australia’s EV supply appeared first on The Driven.

Foxconn tied up with Thailand’s PTT for making electric vehicles

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Foxconn tied up with Thailand’s PTT for making electric vehicles. Taiwan’s Foxconn has announced a partnership with Thailand’s government, a state-run energy group PTT PCL to manufacture electric cars in Thailand.

EVLOMO and Rojana to invest $1.06B to build 8 GWh battery plant in Thailand

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announced plans to setup an 8 GWh Lithium Battery plant in the EEC of Thailand. The battery plant will be on a greenfield manufacturing site at Nong Yai, Chonburi, Thailand that will create more than 3,000 new jobs and bring required technology to Thailand, as achieving self-reliance in battery manufacturing is critical to Thailand’s EV plans. The battery plant will establish Nong Yai as an EV hub of Thailand and ASEAN region.

Tesla is preparing to enter Thailand market with its EVs, batteries, and solar

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Tesla has filed to enter Thailand as its latest market expansion. The post Tesla is preparing to enter Thailand market with its EVs, batteries, and solar appeared first on Electrek. Interestingly, it plans to sell not only its electric vehicles but also its batteries and solar products.

GPSC to build plant for 24M semi-solid batteries in Thailand; 30 MWh to start, 100 MWh in 2021

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Global Power Synergy PLC (GPSC) is building a battery manufacturing facility in Thailand using 24M’s novel SemiSolid lithium-ion technology ( earlier post ).

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EGEB: Thailand builds a huge floating hydro-solar farm

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Thailand is building one of the world’s largest floating hydro-solar farms. more… The post EGEB: Thailand builds a huge floating hydro-solar farm appeared first on Electrek.

Noodoe EV Powers Into Thailand

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The announcement was made by Noodoe CEO Jennifer… Read More » Noodoe EV Powers Into Thailand.

BMW Group Thailand begins local assembly of high-voltage batteries for BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles

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BMW Group Thailand has inaugurated local high-voltage battery production plant in partnership with the DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and a partner of BMW Group since 1966. BMW Group Thailand launched the local assembly lines in July 2019 at the DRÄXLMAIER Group plant. The start of local battery production enables us to better respond to growing domestic demand for electrified vehicles in Thailand.

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Noodoe EV Powers Into Thailand

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Noodoe EV, a global leader in EV charging technology, has expanded its business footprint to Thailand, co-branding with residential construction company ESPRO to install hundreds of charging stations around the Bangkok metropolitan area.

2016 Toyota Prius: More Spy Shots, From Thailand Testing

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Future Cars Prototype ThailandThe all-new fourth-generation Toyota Prius is getting closer and closer to launch, as witnessed by an increasing number of spy shots of prototypes testing all over the world. Two weeks ago, a heavily camouflaged Prius was recorded on video fueling up at a North American gas station. Now, new shots of a similar car testing on the streets of a large.

Honda begins assembling Fit Hybrid in Thailand

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Honda Motor has begun assembling and marketing the subcompact Fit Hybrid (Jass Hybrid) in Thailand. Thailand is now the second country outside of Japan (the US was first) in which Honda produces hybrids. The hybrid is assembled at Honda’s plant in Ayutthaya, using core components from Japan. It will be priced at 768,000 baht (US$24,328). Planned sales volume in 10,000 units per year. Honda said it has sold about 150,000 units of the Fit and Jazz hybrid worldwide so far.

BYD Will Build Electric Car Plant In Thailand

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The company intends to start EV production in 2024

Tesla is ramping up hiring efforts in Bangkok with walk-in recruitment event

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Earlier this month, Teslarati was the first to first report that Tesla was hiring for a location in Bangkok Thailand. Tesla has a total of sixteen job openings for its new location in Thailand. Thailand produces around 1.5 News Featured Tesla Tesla Bangkok Tesla Thailand

Toyota to expand diesel engine production capacity in Thailand

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Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) engine production subsidiary in Thailand, Siam Toyota Manufacturing Co., With Thailand as a global supply base, diesel engines made at STM will continue to supply vehicle plants in Thailand. STM), will from 2015, expand the production capacity of diesel engines used in Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle Project (IMV) series vehicles to meet increasing demand in emerging markets.

BYD announces entry into Thai passenger car market

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Thailand has become the latest in a long line of countries where BYD has announced the entry of its passenger car business in the past month. BYD BYD Thailand

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Honda resumes production at automobile plant in Thailand

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Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., HATC), the Honda automobile production subsidiary in Thailand has resumed production of automobiles after suspending production since 4 October 2011, due to the damage sustained from the flooding in Thailand. Honda has been supplying automobiles alternatively from Japan to some countries in the Asia Oceania Region including Thailand, which were impacted by the disruption of production due to the flooding.

Report: Honda to assemble Fit hybrids in Thailand

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plans to assemble the hybrid version of its Fit subcompact in Thailand starting this summer—its first production in Asia of hybrids outside of Japan. The company decided to assemble the vehicle in Thailand, its key production site in Asia, with an eye on exporting it to neighboring nations. The Nikkei reports that Honda Motor Co.

Osaka Gas launches pilot project in Thailand to supply vehicle natural gas fuel from biogas

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In collaboration with Thai company Agriculture of Basin Company Limited (ABC), Osaka Gas launched a pilot project in Thailand to assess the commercial viability of supplying natural gas to vehicles by continuously removing carbon dioxide and other impurities from biogas generated mainly from agricultural waste, and refining it into high purity methane gas. Agriculture is one of Thailand’s most prominent industries; consequently, there is an abundance of biomass resources.

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Mazda more than tripling gasoline and diesel SKYACTIV engine production capacity at powertrain plant in Thailand

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Mazda Motor Corporation will increase the annual production capacity of the engine assembly plant at Mazda Powertrain Manufacturing (Thailand) Co., MPMT) in Chomburi, Thailand, to 100,000 units in the first half of 2018. The plant produces SKYACTIV-D 1.5-liter clean diesel engines and SKYACTIV-G 1.3-liter gasoline engines, which are shipped to Auto Alliance (Thailand) Co.,

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Toyota launches Biodiversity & Sustainability Learning Center to complement Biotope project in Thailand

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Toyota has launched the Toyota Biodiversity and Sustainability Learning Center “Cheewa Panavet” at the Toyota Ban Pho Plant in Thailand. Toyota is cooperating with the Foundation for Environmental Education for Sustainable Development (Thailand) and Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), Ministry of Education, to provide environmental education.

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Nissan introduces new CNG-powered Navara in Thailand

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Nissan introduced the new Nissan Navara CNG, a pick-up truck powered by Nissan’s first bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) engine. Locally installed under Nissan manufacturing standard, the new Navara CNG offers high performance and improved fuel efficiency while being fully supported by Nissan’s standard warranty. The new Navara CNG is powered by a QR25DE engine, which generates 154 hp (115 kW) at 5,200 rpm with a maximum torque of 242 N·m (178 lb-ft) at 4,400 rpm.

BioAmber partners with PTTMCC Biochem for PBS production in Thailand

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earlier post ) as its partner for a polybutylene succinate (PBS) plant that will begin construction in Thailand in 2012. BioAmber will build a bio-based succinic acid plant in Thailand and supply PTTMCC with bio-based succinic acid on an exclusive basis. PTTMCC Biochem, a joint venture between PTT PLC and Mitsubishi Chemical, has selected BioAmber Inc.

Honda premiers BRIO urban commuter car in Thailand

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Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., HATC), Honda’s automobile production and sales subsidiary in Thailand, has unveiled the BRIO urban commuter car. The starting price will be 399,900 baht (US$13,300), with an annual sales plan of 40,000 units. The BRIO. Click to enlarge. The BRIO is equipped with Honda’s 1.2-liter 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine delivering 90 hp (67 kW), with fuel economy of 5 L/100km (47 mpg US). Emissions from the Brio meets Euro 4 emission standards.

Toyota holds line-off ceremony for Prius in Thailand

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Toyota Motor Thailand Co., TMT) held a line-off ceremony today at its Gateway Plant in Chachoengsao Province to mark the start of production of the Prius. The plant is to produce approximately 12,000 units annually, with sales to begin on 30 November 30, priced from 1,190,000 to 1,270,000 baht (US$39,400 to US$42,000).

Nissan launches first eco-car in Thailand

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The Thailand eco-car programme requires vehicles to have low fuel consumption of at least 47mpg and CO2 emissions of 120g/km or less – and now Nissan will be the first automaker to launch a saloon car in the country that meets the criteria. Green cars Latest news Nissan eco-cars Nissan Almera Nissan March Thailand Thailand eco-cars

Thailand enters the Canadian oil sands; Statoil selling 40% interest to PTTEP for US$2.28B

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Statoil has agreed to sell a 40% interest in its oil sands project in Alberta, Canada (Kai Kos Dehseh) to PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) of Thailand. PTTEP is one of the top ten publicly listed companies on the Stock Exchange of Thailand with a market capitalization of approximately US$20 billion and invests in more than 40 E&P projects across 12 countries with a workforce of around 3,000 employees.

Honda to unveil new small vehicle prototype at Thailand International Motor Expo

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plans to exhibit the world premiere of a prototype representing the direction of the new small-sized vehicle which is scheduled to be introduced to Thailand and India in 2011, at the 27 th Thailand International Motor Expo 2010 starting 30 November 2010. Building upon the Honda New Small Concept, which was showcased in India (January) and Thailand (March) in 2010 ( earlier post ), this prototype represents vehicle packaging that is closer to the mass-production model.

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Honda targeting resumption of production in Thailand by end of March 2012

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Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., HATC), the Honda automobile production subsidiary in Thailand, which experienced damage from the major flooding in the country last year, reports that it expects to resume production by the end of March 2012. Honda’s production operations in the neighboring Asian counties, which suspended or made production adjustments due to the disruption in parts supply from Thailand, have begun resuming production.

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Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) signs agreement on joint testing of electric vehicles with PTT Public Company Limited

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Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Co., MMTh), Mitsubishi Motor’s subsidiary in Thailand, has agreed to start joint testing of the i-MiEV new-generation electric vehicle (EV) with PTT Public Company Limited (PTT), a natural gas and petroleum company and the largest energy company in Thailand.

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Toyota reveals huge Thailand expansion plans

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Last week we told you how Toyota would take production of its Prius hybrid car to Thailand (see article) and now we have news of further expansions in the country. Green cars Latest news Toyota Thailand Toyota car production Toyota ThailandAccording to the Nikkei, Toyota will increase production capacity to 600,000 vehicles a year by the middle of 2011 – that’s up 20 per cent [.].

Honda introduces new automotive assembly line system: Assembly Revolution Cell Line; first implementation in Thailand

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Honda has named this the Assembly Revolution Cell (ARC) Line and introduced it in Honda’s new Prachinburi Plant in Thailand that became operational in March 2016. Honda Motor Co. has deployed the first mass-production automobile assembly line with a main line that incorporates a flowing cell production system.

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Nissan to expand Thailand-based Nissan Technical Center South East Asia (NTCSEA)

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in Thailand. Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., plans to expand Nissan Technical Center South East Asia (NTCSEA), its regional research and development function, to accelerate Nissan’s R&D activities in the ASEAN region. NTCSEA is the R&D function under Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., A broadened scope of responsibility, the addition of new facilities and an increase of staff will significantly contribute to better addressing the needs of customers in the region, the company said.

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Honda unsure of future after Thailand floods

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The worst flooding in Thailand for 50 years has put the immediate future of the Honda automobile production subsidiary in the country in question. Honda Latest news Green cars Thai Honda Thailand Thailand floodsHonda has issued a statement outlining that it does not have a clear outlook on when production will resume as flooding has continued since October 8, 2011. Production was halted on [.].

Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) to test popularization of EVs with two Thai power companies

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation’s (MMC) Thai subsidiary, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., MMC agreed with the government of Thailand on December 2010 to start a joint study for fleet testing of EVs. Based on the new agreements made this time, through two local electric companies, MMC will start specific testing for the popularization of EVs in Thailand, such as researching acceptability, marketability, as well as the charging infrastructure.

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EV Connect: Industry’s Most Flexible Electric Vehicle Charging, 150kW DC Super-Fast Charging Stations at 100 PTT Stations in Thailand, Electric Rail Vehicles

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The post EV Connect: Industry’s Most Flexible Electric Vehicle Charging, 150kW DC Super-Fast Charging Stations at 100 PTT Stations in Thailand, Electric Rail Vehicles appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Honda Automobile Thailand uncertain as to when production will resume; flood impact rippling out to other Honda plants

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Honda Automobile (Thailand) Co., HATC), the Honda automobile production subsidiary in Thailand (headquarter in the Rojana Industrial Park, Ayutthaya), issued a statement saying that it does not have a clear outlook for when production will resume as flooding on its facilities has continued since 8 October 2011. The flooding in Thailand has been the the worst in 50 years. Honda operations in other regions also are being impacted by the limited parts supply from Thailand.

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