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Thursday, Aug 16

09

2018 Nissan Terra: Thai prices and specs

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Pickup-based SUV comes with the brand’s latest twin-turbo diesel that will eventually appear under the bonnet of the Thai-spec Navara donor vehicle.

Monday, Aug 13

04

MG 3 1.5 facelift (2018) review

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The MG 3 has received some significant updates both on and under the skin, but it isn’t the best of efforts yet.

Sunday, Aug 12

03

Volvo extends R-Design trim to S90 and XC90 in Thailand

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Sporty touch-ups are now available in the plug-in hybrid saloon and SUV flagships with prices undercutting those of rivals.

Saturday, Aug 11

06

2018 Hyundai H1 and Starex facelift: Thai prices and specs

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Popular people-carriers from Korea’s top brand get a new look, more features and unrivaled prices.

Friday, Aug 10

14

Car designed to run on air

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CAIRO: A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air.

Thursday, Aug 9

12

MG reveals new HS for 2019

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Another SUV from the British car marque breaks cover in China before an anticipated launch in Thailand next year.

10

CEO Musk floats plan to take Tesla private

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SAN FRANCISCO: Chief executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that he was considering taking Tesla Inc private in what would be the largest deal of its type, moving the electric car maker out of the glare of Wall Street as it goes through a…

German startup Sono trials all-electric solar vehicle

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BERLIN: A Munich-based startup has taken advantage of the strong Bavarian sun this summer to test the final development of the charging system of its Sion car, an all-electric solar vehicle that lets you charge as you drive.

04

BMW sees bright future following strong growth

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BMW Group Thailand is optimistic about the luxury car market after posting strong growth in the first half of 2018.

Wednesday, Aug 8

07

Ford celebrates 10 millionth Mustang

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CHICAGO: The Ford Mustang -- an iconic American brand and a symbol of cool -- will reach a major milestone Wednesday as the 10 millionth vehicle rolls off an assembly line at a Detroit-area plant.

03

BMW expanding EV assembly

BMW Group Thailand is ready to expand local assembly of electric vehicles (EVs) after the German carmaker was granted investment privileges by the Board of Investment (BoI) on July 25.

Mitsubishi locks in 8% share

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Mitsubishi Motors Thailand expects to maintain its market share of 8% this year after witnessing healthy growth in the first six months.

Tuesday, Aug 7

12

Thai prices of Mini Cooper S Countryman fall by nearly 500k

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Thanks to Asean assembly, Mini’s fashionable SUV can now be had for 2.299 million baht in 192hp form.

11

Mazda CX-3 facelift (2018) review

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The Mazda CX-3 has been massaged to look a little more fresh and comfy to be in. But it’s still a mixed bag of virtues and flaws.

Sunday, Aug 5

00

In tune with the electric revolution

The Leenutaphong family has been well-known for decades in the automotive industry. Its members have experience as importers for many car brands, including BMW, Volkswagen and Kia.

06

Battery of complaints against Tesla in Norway

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OSLO: "I've had the car for eight months and it ran fine for four days," says Yngve Solberg, who like many Norwegians is fed up with the slew of problems his Tesla X has given him.

04

Jaguar F-Type Coupe P300 (2018) review

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The F-Type can now be had with four-pot power at an even lower price point. Can it suffice?

Saturday, Aug 4

03

Vietnam inches towards auto standards

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Thailand and Vietnam have agreed in principle to push forward a mutual recognition agreement (MRA) on automotive standards, as Thailand tries to persuade Vietnam to scrap its car import barriers.

Friday, Aug 3

Honda's local arm to start making hybrids after BoI OK

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Honda Automobile Thailand will soon begin local manufacturing of hybrid cars after the Japanese carmaker was granted Board of Investment (BoI) incentives last week.

Tata to cease local assembly

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Amid fierce competition in Thailand's pickup truck market, Indian carmaker Tata Motors has decided to stop assembly of pickups in Bangkok this financial year (ending next March).

Thursday, Aug 2

04

Ford Ranger Wildtrak Bi-Turbo 4x4 (2018) review

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Thanks to a downsized diesel engine and 10-speed automatic, the Ranger has further cemented its status as the best all-round pickup.

Tuesday, Jul 31

14

2018 Mini John Cooper Works Convertible: Thai price and specs

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The Mini Convertible has become the fourth model in Thailand to be available with the hot John Cooper Works treatment.

02

Malaysia eyes curbs on imports

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may consider restrictions on foreign car imports to protect the country's "infant industry", Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday.

Saturday, Jul 28

05

Mercedes-Benz CLS300d AMG Premium (2018) review

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Mercedes-Benz’s pioneering coupe-like saloon looks less bold now but counters with good road manners.

Thursday, Jul 26

08

Porsche facelifts Macan for 2018

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Weissach’s smallest SUV receives some cosmetic updates and new steering wheel and infotainment.

04

Toyota raises target on healthy first half

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Toyota Motor Thailand has revised up its car market projections and sales target in 2018 after witnessing healthy growth and rising car distribution in the first half.

Wednesday, Jul 25

14

Domestic car sales seen up 12% in 2018: Toyota

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Thailand's total domestic car sales are expected to be 980,000 units this year, up 12% from 2017, and more than previously expected, Toyota Motor Corp's Thai unit said on Wednesday.

09

New Audi Q3 revealed for 2019

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Premium compact SUV has grown in size to take the fight straight to the BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA, although it faces tough competition in Thailand.

03

MG sales more than double

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MG Sales Thailand Co is confident of hitting its sales target of 30,000 units across all Thai-made vehicles in 2018 after a strong first-half performance.

Tuesday, Jul 24

01

BoI set to favour EV firms

The Board of Investment (BoI) looks set to offer promotional privileges to two electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers after having frozen all EV applications from carmakers for almost a year.