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Automotive Press Release : 29 Jul 2015

Photo Release: Volvo Trucks delivers 70 all new FMXs to Chang Pinit Automotive—29 Jul 15

Volvo Group (Thailand) Company Limited, the sole distributor and assembler of Volvo Trucks, recently delivered 70 all new FMXs with five-year Gold Package Service Agreement to Chang Pinit Engineering (2539) Company Limited. The new trucks will support

SKYACTIV technology pushes Mazda to achieve Sales Volume at No.3 in Thai market Automotive—29 Jul 15

Bangkok--29 Jul--Mazda Sales

Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co. Ltd. has been able to break the 2,900-units sales mark in June 2015, pushed the brand to be ranked in No.3 for passenger cars sales the first time in Thai market. The SKYACTIV models have led Mazda to great success; Mazda3 is now ranked at No.2 in C segment with 18% market share, the new Mazda2 claiming 11% share in June. This is successful evidence that Mazda is determined to build the brand to be the one that customers trust. This has led Mazda to be able to maintain market share with the total sales volume exceeding 16,000 units for the first half. Mazda is planning to launch an aggressive campaign during the second half of the year with three new models, pickup truck, roadster and SUV, due to hit the roads.

According to Hidesuke Takesue, President of Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co. Ltd., Thailand's economy during the first half of 2015 has been slowing since the end of last year. "Total domestic auto sales during the first six months reached 368,000 vehicles, equivalent to a decline of 16 per cent. However during the remaining part of the year, we expect the situation to improve. For Mazda, total sales were stable with only small changes. Total Mazda sales during the first half of 2015 were 16,837 units, equivalent to a 4.9-per cent market share, which is considerably higher than the same