Articles about Thailand Automotive Industry

Fun on two wheels
If you think that the Bangkok International Motor Show is just a showcase for cars, think again. About a third of the 60,000sqm Impact Challenger exhibition hall is dedicated to two-wheelers. Names like Honda, Harley-Davidson, BMW Motorrad, and more
A short flight for lots of excitement
Each year, a lucky member of Top Gear PH gets to fly out and experience the Bangkok International Motor Show. It's a sought-after assignment among the team, as each show is a unique and educational experience.The same goes even
From McLaren to Honda
Our automotive world has a symbiotic relationship with Thailand. Most of our cars are made and shipped from there. So when the Bangkok International Motor Show rolls around each year, we pay close attention to the cool cars on display. Then we
From factory to the road
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.Fun fact: The Nissan Navara is not only Nissan's best-seller here in the Philippines, but it's also the Japanese carmaker's
Big show, exotic girls
Make no mistake. We attend motor shows for two reasons: It's part of our job, and because we love to check out anything and everything autmotive. Anything beyond that is just a bonus. That includes getting to ogle the car show
Displayed at the Bangkok International Motor Show
Earlier this year, we reported about the refreshed Isuzu MU-X's launch in Thailand. With the tagline 'Signature of Privelege', the rugged midsize SUV was upgraded to a more premium look and feel. New designs and changes to the grille, lights,
Two models we're excited about
When we get word that a new car or variant has been launched, the Top Gear PH crew springs into action to get the story. If we're lucky, we get to see the new vehicle up close thanks to its local
At the Bangkok International Motor Show
Last year, Audi revealed the all-new Q5 at the Paris Motor Show. Naturally, the first batch that shipped out was for European customers. Now, the German carmaker has brought its compact crossover to our side of the world with a regional
How tech can compensate for human error
Filipinos love the Mitsubishi Montero Sport. Whenever any news breaks about this much-praised midsize SUV, we're all ears. So it was only natural that we got curious when a Montero Sport (sold in Thailand as the Pajero Sport) was onstage
At the Bangkok International Motor Show
The 2017 Bangkok International Motor Show is in full swing. For the rest of the ASEAN region, the event is a good glimpse of what's to come in their backyards. It's a reason to whet our appetites and beg local
This year's theme focuses on technology
Another year, another Bangkok International Motor Show. The 38th rendition of Thailand's premier auto show will take place from March 29 to April 9, 2017. The Top Gear PH team will be on the ground once again to bring you up-
For all the riders out there
We know that the two-wheel variety won't make you drool as much as when you see a supercar in the metal. But motorcycles are interesting modes of transportation as well. They come in different flavors, too: off-roading, long-distance
Adding a feminine touch to the event
One will find a lot of beauty per square meter of the vast exhibition area of the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show. In addition to the cars and the motorcycles, each exhibitor has several pretty brand representatives in the form of booth
Will we see these in PH?
Bangkok International Motor Show, the biggest auto show in the Southeast Asian region, has formally opened its doors, with its expansive exhibition area requiring a lot of walking. So on press day, we loaded up on carbs and charged our camera batteries
Theme: 'No boundaries mobility'
There's more to Thailand than its mouthwatering tom yum and famous pad Thai. On the automotive map, the country is known for having the biggest car industry in the Southeast Asian region.So if you've booked a trip to its
Desire also exists for two wheels
You've seen the cars and the girls. Now let's take a look at the hot motorbikes on display at the ongoing 36th Bangkok International Motor Show in Thailand. Even though we're mostly fans of the four-wheeled kind of
PH still has a long way to go
During our visit to the 36th Bangkok International Motor Show, we had a chance to sit down for an hour-long Q&A with Dr. Prachin Eamlumnow, the founder of the biggest car show in Thailand, if not the whole ASEAN region.
36th Bangkok International Motor Show
There's no denying the relevance of the Bangkok International Motor Show to our market. Name a best-selling vehicle model here and it's practically guaranteed to be made in Thailand. Toyota Vios? Mitsubishi Montero Sport? Honda City? Ford Ranger? These
Take your pick
Since time immemorial, women and motor shows have gone hand in hand. The association is as strong as tom yum soup and Bangkok, insecure teenage girls and selfies, and the Binays and money. So we're here in Thailand attending the 36th
We'll check out Ford Everest and Mazda 2
You might already know this, but Thailand is the automotive manufacturing hub of Southeast Asia. In fact, if you're driving a Toyota, Honda, Ford, Mitsubishi or Chevrolet vehicle now, there's a good chance it's made in Thailand. All the
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