Posts Tagged Thailand

Nissan To Bring The New LEAF To Thailand

With the introduction of its next generation LEAF (details here), Nissan will also expand the availability of its electric cars around the world. One of the new countries that will get the LEAF is Thailand, which as of today is still waiting for its first mainstream electric car. With that…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 7

Toyota Camry Hybrid in Thailand

Toyota Wants To Build Electrified Vehicles In Thailand

Thailand’s car industry has been moving towards greener pastures for years now, but the speed of that change looks to be accelerating. After BMW started talking about building electric vehicles in the country last year, and the nation’s largest energy provider, PTT Pcl, inking an EV deal with six automakers,…

6 months ago by Sebastian Blanco 3

Energy Absolute To Construct 50 GWh Battery Factory In Asia

Bloomberg New Energy Finance has came across an interesting emerging battery manufacturer – Energy Absolute, which hints at manufacturing plans comparable to that of Tesla’s Gigafactory. The little-known company operates out of Thailand, and is currently engaged in renewable energy generation. “Energy Absolute Pcl, which has morphed in recent years…

8 months ago by Mark Kane 8

BMW Considers Building Electric Car Factory In Thailand

A battery factory, to be precise. Automotive News Europe reports the following: “BMW Group is considering building a factory to produce batteries for plug-in hybrid vehicles in Thailand, the country’s industry minister said.” “Construction was likely to start in the middle of next year with an investment of 2 billion…

1 year ago by Eric Loveday 9

First Thailand-Made BYD Electric Bus Hits The Road

BYD is expanding its presence in Thailand, where it recently presented the first locally assembled K9 electric bus. Thailand isn’t that far from China, but it seems that BYD has high hopes in this market. Within three months, Thailand will launch a major tender for 200 electric buses. Enough to…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 3

Chinese Company To Export 500 New Energy Buses To Thailand

500 New Energy Buses will be delivered to Thailand, but these aren’t from BYD. The significant order was recieved by lucky Chinese company BONLUCK, with an end-of-this-year deadline. New Energy Buses is an extensive category, so we don’t exactly know whether they will be all-electric or some kind of plug-in…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 4