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Foton challenges Vigo down-under. Will it come here?

The biggest commercial vehicle manufacturer in China is Foton, which is producing a one tonne pickup which can compete in the world markets...

Toyota and Honda production takes a big hit

The vehicle production figures for Thailand went down for the first time in almost two years, with a 10 percent fall. ...

Autotrivia Quiz – Friday 1 July – 7 July 2011

Last week I wrote about a sewing machine manufacturer that made the chassis for another company (still going today) in 1889.  After that...

BCCT tackles Paris-Dakar rally

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand (BCCT) held its latest networking evening at Shenanigans Jomtien, at the end of the special Paris-Dakar stage...

Cancer research – why it is so difficult?

I addressed the Pattaya City Expats Club a couple of weeks ago on the subject of ‘Living Wills’ (and I hope you have...

Valencia Grand Prix this weekend

A return venue this weekend, with the ‘round the houses’ of Valencia for the European Grand Prix.  This was a new circuit a...

The death of the dinosaurs

The automotive world has returned to the small capacity engines of over a century ago.  The large capacity, fuel gulping behemoths have had...

Tesla S – a battery powered seven seat sedan

Following on from the Tesla Roadster, the Tesla company is close to releasing a production version of their second electric car, the Tesla...

Pro Races at Bira this weekend

The Bira circuit is host to the Pro Racing series this weekend 24/25/26 as well. This classification is one...

Ford forging ahead

Ford, the only member of the Big 3 US automakers which did not ask for a government handout, continues to take a greater...

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