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Industry Trend Analysis - Japanese Dominance A Challenge For Thai-Made Fuso Trucks - AUG 2017

Daimler's plans to set up an assembly plant in Thailand to produce Fuso branded trucks will be supported by a recovery in demand for these vehicles on the back of the Thai government's infrastructure development plans. That said, the dominance of Japanese automakers Toyota and Isuzu in the local commercial vehicle market will pose a challenge to growing Fuso's sales volumes in the country


Industry Trend Analysis - Domestic Recovery And ASEAN Markets To Support Autos Production - JULY 2017

Autos production in Thailand will expand 2.8% in 2017, reaching 2mn units, supported by a revival in domestic vehicle sales and robust demand in the ASEAN markets of Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam. A slowdown in demand in one of Thailand's most important vehicle export markets, Saudi Arabia, will provide headwinds to vehicle output growth.