Incentives aimed at making the Kingdom a key player in EVs

June 22, 2017
THAILAND plans to become a major player in the electric-vehicle industry and is attracting investment by offering special privileges for companies planning EV production in the Kingdom.

Japan firms keen to invest more (EEC)

June 22, 2017
At least 50 Japanese companies that have invested in Thailand have said they will definitely expand their investment further, mostly in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), according to the Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Bangkok (JCC).

Ford Fires CEO Mark Fields; Former Steelcase Chief Jim Hackett To Take Over

May 23, 2017
Ford Motor Chief Executive Mark Fields is leaving the company, and will be replaced by the head of its Ford Smart Mobility LLC subsidiary, James P. Hackett, the company will announce Monday morning, according to a person familiar with the situation.

GM to drive away from Indian, South African markets

May 19, 2017
Plant in India to continue as an export base. General Motors will stop selling cars in India this year, throwing in the towel after a two-decade bumpy ride while keeping a production hub for exports to Latin America.

Amazon Created Team Focused on Driverless Vehicle Technology

April 24, 2017 Inc. has created a team focused on driverless-vehicle technology to help navigate the retail giant’s role in the shake-up of transportation, according to people briefed on the matter.

Japan dreams of a hydrogen society

April 24, 2017
As home market to two of the three global carmakers selling hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, Japan is understandably optimistic about the outlook for hydrogen-powered cars.
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