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Honda supplier to shift production from Wuhan to Philippines
Honda Motor 's major car parts supplier Ftech is to move its brake pedal production from Wuhan, China, to the Philippines amid the new coronavirus outbreak. Operations at the Wuhan factory have been suspended and are unlikely to resume soon.

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Success factors for electric vehicles powered by batteries
The current motor vehicle is powered by an engine. Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) has been introduced. The hybrid electric vehicle HEVs are also engine driven. The electric power from braking is stored in the battery to help drive while overtaking or acceleration, which will save fuel and reduce pollution. The plug-in Hybrid Vehicle (PHEV) plug-in hybrid has already begun to sell, especially the Luxury Car. The PHEV car has a larger battery and have the main power from both engine and battery. PHEV can be plugged into the external charger or plug-in, too. For Battery Electric Vehicle, BEV has already piloted driving and start to sale in Thailand. BEVs are powered by only battery power and can be plugged in, just like a PHEV. As a matter of fact, the performance and feeling of driving are not significantly different from the conventional motor vehicle. Besides BEV, also has a Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV).

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MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD

December 2019
 
Vehicle
Motorcycle
December
Jan.-Dec.
Growth
YOY %
Growth
YTD %
December
Jan.-Dec.
Growth
YOY %
Growth
YTD %
Production
(Units)
134,208
2,013,710
-20.75
-7.10
158,839
1,948,480
6.75
-5.55
Domestic Sales
(Units)
89,285
1,007,552
-21.39
-3.28
113,615
1,718,587
-17.25
-3.90
Export (CBU)
(Units)
72,265
1,054,103
-24.26
-7.59
97,156
948,839
3.89
7.06
Remark:
YOY (Year on Year: compare to the same month of this year to the last year)
YTD (Year to date: the accumulate from January to the latest month)
Export of Motorcycle is included CBU & CKD