FTI reveals that August car production increased by 64.9%, explaining the problem of impounding the car without impact

FTI reveals that car production in August 2022 was 171,731 units, an increase of 64.90% and is expected to reach the target of 1.75 million units this year, thanks to new car production factors. raise the minimum wage and relax COVID to surveillance level Support the recovery of the tourism sector Confirm that the problem of confiscating 100,000 cars will not affect

Surapong Paisitpatanapong Mr Vice President and Spokesperson for the Motor Industry Group The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) revealed that vehicle production in August 65 was 171,731 units, an increase of 64.90% from the same period last year. This was because last year’s base was low due to the mid-July-August 64 shutdown, while August production rose 20.13% from the previous month due to passenger car production. The new model is sold at local and produce more pickup trucks and PPVs for domestic sales and exports.

As a result, the number of cars produced during the first eight months of this year totaled 1,184,800 units, an increase of 10.53% on the same period last year, this year’s car production is expected to reach the target of 1.75 million units, however however. The industry overview also has a shortage of parts and semiconductors (chips).

Meanwhile, car exports in August 65 were 73,325 units, an increase of 23.09 percent from the same period last year. by car exports in the first 8 months of this year (Jan-Aug. 65) at 606,055 units, a slight increase from the same period last year by 0.40%, with the value of car exports at 551,483.9 million baht, an increase of 4.80% from the same period last year because Exports of PPV cars and pick-up trucks have increased, which are higher in value than eco-cars Export sales for this year are expected to reach the target of 900,000 units if the rest of this year is equal to August .

As for domestic car sales in August 65, there were a total of 68,208 units, an increase of 61.7 percent from the same period last year. Because the base was low from the movement restrictions in mid-July-January ’64 as well and rose 6.52% from July 65 due to the introduction of new models and the acquisition of many parts in some cars. as well as a better domestic economy from relaxation for tourists and foreign investors to enter the country more conveniently and exports that keep growing more employment Farmers and people have a better income. and during this month last year there was a closing The person who ordered the car did not receive it. No one walks into the centre

Meanwhile, in August 65 newly registered electric vehicles are growing rapidly. After the EV board approved measures to support the price. There were 2,304 new registered electric vehicles (BEVs), an increase of 391.26% since last August. Divided into electric vehicles (HEVs), 5,828 new vehicles were registered, an increase of 102.01% from the same period last year. and electric type (PHEV) registered 987 new vehicles, an increase of 52.31% from August last year.

Mr Surapong said the outlook for the automotive industry this year is likely to be favorable due to a number of positive factors, including the introduction of new models. easing COVID-19 measures and preparing to be adapted to disease surveillance minimum wage increase Agricultural price insurance The revival of the tourism industry and that is what makes people have more purchasing power As for the problem of car impoundment, it is not the volume is very high compared to sales.

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