Tag: Thailand

Nov 14, 2022 - 12:22 pm

Foxconn & PTT start building EV factory in Thailand

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has laid the foundation stone for an electric car plant in Thailand as part of its joint venture with Thai energy company PTT. It is scheduled to start operations in 2024 with an initial annual capacity of 50,000 electric vehicles.

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Sep 8, 2022 - 12:34 pm

BYD to launch EV production in Thailand in 2024

BYD is ramping up an electric car plant in Thailand. The Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer’s plant in Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is expected to be operational in 2024 and have an annual capacity of 150,000 electric cars.

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Jul 23, 2022 - 02:27 pm

TÜV SÜD opens battery testing centre in Thailand

The German testing and certification service provider TÜV SÜD has inaugurated its Battery and Automotive Components Testing Centre in Chonburi, Thailand. This lab further adds to the existing network of 8 battery testing labs spread across North America, Germany and Asia.

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May 1, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Thailand signs MoU with Toyota on EV incentives

The government of Thailand is making agreements with electric vehicle companies on incentives, tax breaks and subsidies, aiming to strengthen its position as a major Asian EV manufacturing hub. This week, the government signed such a deal with Toyota.

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Mar 12, 2022 - 01:59 pm

Thailand adopts new EV incentives

Thailand’s government has adopted new government incentives to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles. The incentives are part of the Thai government’s plan to convert half of the country’s total car production to electric vehicles by 2030.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Gogoro to become publicly listed and expand

Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro and Poema Global Holdings, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive agreement resulting in Gogoro becoming a publicly listed company. The proceeds should propel expansion in India, China and Southeast Asia.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Foxconn & PTT to make and supply EVs in Thailand

The contract manufacturer Foxconn and Thai energy company PTT have created a joint venture for the production of electric cars in Thailand. Investments of one to two billion US dollars (about 850 million to 1.7 billion euros) are to flow into the large-scale project.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 05:24 pm

Bangkok gets 12 electric commuter ferries

The Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA) has commissioned twelve new all-electric commuter ferries. The fibreglass boats measure 14.5 metres and are powered by an integrated battery-electric system supplied by Torqeedo.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Evlomo plans battery plant in Thailand

The Florida-based eMobility company Evlomo has announced the construction of a battery factory in Thailand – together with the local company Rojana Industrial Park Public. Evlomo had only recently announced its intention to build a DC charging network in Thailand.

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Apr 23, 2021 - 02:56 pm

Thailand to only allow BEV sales from 2035

The Thai government will only allow purely electric vehicles to be sold from 2035 onwards. Along the way to this goal, the aim is also for electric vehicles to account for 50 per cent – and not 30 per cent as previously planned – of all new car registrations by the end of this decade.

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Mar 3, 2021 - 02:23 pm

US-based EVLOMO to install fast-chargers in Thailand

Florida-based eMobility company EVLOMO is investing 50 million dollars in building charging infrastructure for electric vehicles across Thailand. Their Thai subsidiary EVLOMO Technologies will install together with partners such as Tritium and EAST Group.

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Oct 1, 2020 - 02:41 pm

Danfoss delivers electric drives for Thai ferries

Danfoss Editron is supplying Energy Absolute with the electric propulsion systems for Thailand’s first fleet of all-electric passenger ferries that will operate on the Chao Phraya River. Each of the 24 meter long ferries can carry 200 passengers.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 04:06 pm

Mercedes launches Thai battery assembly

The Mercedes plant in Bangkok has started local production of batteries for Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids. The new battery factory building announced last year sits on a 50,000 square meter site.

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Jun 20, 2019 - 03:11 pm

Thailand: Energy Absolute unveils electric car

Thailand’s second-biggest provider electricity Energy Absolute has formed an EV subsidiary, Mine Mobility, and unveiled its first passenger electric car at this year’s Bangkok Motor show. Now the company has already received more than 4,500 orders. 

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Mar 30, 2019 - 08:19 am

TÜV SÜD to help build battery lab in Thailand

TÜV SÜD is participating in the construction of a battery test centre near Bangkok in Thailand. The German testing and certification service provider has now signed a corresponding cooperation agreement with the local Ministry of Industry and the Thailand Automotive Institute (TAI).

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Nov 28, 2018 - 04:43 pm

BMW localises battery production in Thailand

BMW will produce high-voltage batteries for plug-in hybrids in Thailand together with the Dräxlmaier Group. The batteries, made in a new production facility near BMW’s Rayong plant, will help power the PHEV versions of the 5 and 7 series and the X5.

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Aug 21, 2018 - 03:34 pm

FEV expanding in Asia with FEV Thailand

German FEV has setup a Thai subsidiary in order to offer their engineering and development services in Thailand. FEV Thailand is to support the local industry in the development of vehicles and components such as electric motors, including batteries and fuel cells.

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Aug 16, 2018 - 02:42 pm

BYD delivering 1,000 electric cars to Bangkok

China’s major new energy vehicle maker BYD is heading into Thailand. They delivered 101 electric cars of type e6 to Bangkok and a thousand more are yet to come. The new EVs will serve as VIP taxis and as part of a car sharing service in the Thai capital.

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Apr 11, 2018 - 01:15 pm

Toyota to make batteries for hybrid cars in Thailand

Toyota plans to build a battery factory in Thailand to produce power packs for its hybrid vehicles from 2020. Unnamed sources say the Japanese corporation expects PEV sales to rise in the country due to tax incentives and that it also needs to fulfil its own forecasted demand.

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Mar 21, 2018 - 07:55 pm

BYD to send 1,000 electric taxis to Thailand

A major Thai vehicle distributor has turned to China’s BYD to deliver a total of a thousand electric cabs to Thailand. The first 100 EVs are scheduled to arrive this year and are said to have a range of 350 km.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/14/foxconn-ptt-start-building-ev-factory-in-thailand/
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