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  AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. has completed its initial launch phase, and key milestones we have reached as a company established four years ago include:
Pickup Truck of the Year Awards in Thailand as well as in England in 1999
Consistent with our Mission and Values Statement, Auto Alliance (Thailand) is dedicated to be key participant in Thailand and Global Automotive Industry - exceeding customer expectations, achieving financial strength and long-term growth, being a preferred employer, and focusing on our social and environmental responsibilities.
www.autoalliance.co.th /company_profile/vission_future.htm   (245 words)

  
  AUTOALLIANCE THAILAND IS LARGEST VEHICLE EXPORTER DURING FIRST QUARTER OF 2005
AutoAlliance Thailand (AAT) is proud to celebrate its achievement as the Number 1 Vehicle Exporter for completely built-up (CBU) vehicles for the first quarter of 2005.
To commemorate the historic milestone, AAT employees were joined by the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, His Excellency Ralph Boyce, who paid a visit to the plant in Rayong on May 6, 2005.
According to John Felice, president of Ford Thailand, "The phase-by-phase capacity expansion at AAT is required to support the increasing global demand for the Ford Ranger pickups particularly in Europe and Middle East.
i-newswire.com /pr21134.html   (924 words)

  
  bilaterals.org | Thailand’s attractiveness as a small-car hub - print
Thailand, which is already the largest automotive manufacturer in Asia-Pacific, can potentially become the world’s small-car hub in the face of competition from China, India and Malaysia.
Thailand should pursue a strategy to convince them to use the country as their global small-car bases as well.
Thailand’s current perception as a low-cost manufacturing hub needs to be enhanced by the ability to provide such services.
www.bilaterals.org /article-print.php3?id_article=5183   (921 words)

  
 Country Commercial Guide Thailand, Fiscal Year 2000: Chapter 5 Leading Prospects for U.S. Business and Investment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Thailand's computer service market was the least impacted by the economic crisis compared to other sectors in the IT market and expects the highest growth rate in value at 14 percent in 1999.
Thailand' s electronics market has registered a very respectable annual growth of over 20 percent for the past decade and the country will continue to be one of the largest production bases in Southeast Asia in the next decade.
Thailand's struggling economy, which was dampening domestic demand for meat products, which were becoming an increasingly important component of overall demand for soybeans, is beginning to show signs of a turnaround.
bangkok.usembassy.gov /services/docs/reports/ccg00-5.htm   (6623 words)

  
 AUTOMOTIVE MILESTONE FOR THAILAND: AUTOALLIANCE THAILAND CELEBRATES 500,000TH UNIT PRODUCTION - Thailand 4 News and ...
AAT is a net contributor to the growth of the domestic auto industry strengthening Thailand's leadership position as the "Detroit of Asia".
This is a significant landmark for both AAT and the auto industry of Thailand, as it continues to grow and achieve international recognition as a hub for automotive exports to the world.
Yuji Nakamine, President of AutoAlliance Thailand said, "We have now reached half a million production units at AAT -- this is a major achievement and great source of pride for all those involved.
www.thailand4.com /news/2005-06-27/1419_automotive-milestone-for-thailand-autoalliance   (740 words)

  
 Thailand Market Survey
Thailand was the largest motor vehicle market in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), with sales of 572,000 units in 1995 and 589,000 units in 1996.
Thailand's automotive exports, benefitting from declines in the baht, surged 199% in 1997, to 42,000 units and were up again in 1998 by 75% to 74,000 units.
Thailand has been a leader in the region for market liberalization in the automotive sector since dropping its ban on imported vehicles in 1990.
www.eautoportal.com /eap/data/country/country.asp?show=Thailand   (933 words)

  
 Pattaya Mail Business News
AutoAlliance Thailand (Co.) Ltd. - the Mazda-Ford joint-venture vehicle assembly plant located in Rayong Province - said its vehicle exports in the first quarter of 2001 reached 10,544 units, with total exports of over 3,516 units in March, worth more than 1.35 billion baht.
AutoAlliance’s March exports were divided between the Ford Ranger pick up (1,758 units) and the Mazda Fighter pick up (1758 units), a total of 3,516 units.
The AutoAlliance plant in Rayong achieved ISO 9002, ISO 14001 and QS 9000 certification standards, and is encouraging all of its suppliers to achieve the same certification status to achieve worldwide standards in quality and safety.
www.pattayamail.com /405/business.htm   (862 words)

  
 AutoAlliance Thailand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
AutoAlliance Thailand (AAT) is the name of a joint venture automobile assembly firm co-owned by Ford Motor Company and Mazda Motor Corporation in Rayong province, Thailand.
The factory in Thailand is designed to be similar to Mazda's Hofu plant, and is arranged as four squares.
Ford's sales in Thailand began in 1913 with the Model T, but it was only in 1961 that Ford began construction there.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/AutoAlliance_Thailand   (260 words)

  
 Ford, Mazda Announce 21 Billion Baht Investment in Thailand
Thailand also offers the additional advantages of a large domestic market, the biggest pickup market outside of the United States, excellent energy and transportation infrastructure, strong supply base and available pool of skilled labor," Ford said.
Earlier this year, Thailand was the first market to introduce the all-new Ford Everest sport utility vehicle (SUV), the latest 7-seater SUV to join Ford's global sport utility line-up.
Thailand is also home to Ford's ASEAN Operations, which covers vehicle manufacturing and distribution in the five Southeast Asian markets, namely Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/10-13-2003/0002034222&EDATE=   (1118 words)

  
 IMTS - News - International Manufacturing Technology Show
Thailand will be the centrepiece of Ford Motor Company's Asia strategy, according to company chairman William Clay Ford Jr.
Ford, through Ford Operations (Thailand) and its affiliates, has a strong manufacturing presence at the Rayong-based AutoAlliance (Thailand) plant where over 100,000 one-ton pickup trucks are built and exported to 130 countries annually.
Thailand this year is projected to produce one million vehicles for the first time, putting the country among the world's top 10 auto assemblers.
www.imts.com /visitor/news/news.cfm?nid=533   (552 words)

  
 FORD: Ford, Mazda Announce 21 Billion Baht Investment in Thailand | Mazda, Ford, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Thailand also offers the additional advantages of a large domestic market, the biggest pickup market outside of the United States, excellent energy and transportation infrastructure, strong supply base and available pool of skilled labor," Ford said.
Earlier this year, Thailand was the first market to introduce the all-new Ford Everest sport utility vehicle (SUV), the latest 7-seater SUV to join Ford's global sport utility line-up.
Thailand is also home to Ford's ASEAN Operations, which covers vehicle manufacturing and distribution in the five Southeast Asian markets, namely Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia.
webbolt.ecnext.com /coms2/description_16454_Ford281003_CON   (1434 words)

  
 BorgWarner Brings Its Part-Time All-Wheel Drive Technology to Thailand
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 13, 2006 -- In the first application of BorgWarner's part-time all-wheel drive technology in Thailand, the company's electric shift-on-the-fly transfer case and electronic control unit will be standard on all part-time all-wheel drive versions of AutoAlliance Thailand Ford New Ranger and Everest automatic transmission- equipped vehicles.
AutoAlliance Thailand is a joint venture between Ford and Mazda that was formed in 1993 to serve the international vehicle market.
"Thailand is the world's second-largest market for pick-up trucks, which makes this business a very important addition to our expansion in Asia.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2006/11/13/028499.html   (454 words)

  
 Ford President Jim Padilla Affirms Thailand's Importance As Key Production Hub For One-Tonne Pickups
In the first quarter of 2005, AAT was Thailand's top vehicle exporter for completely built-up (CBU) vehicles, with total exports of 19,388 units representing a 22.3 percent share of CBU exports valued at Baht 8.0 billion (US$200 million).
He added that AAT was on course to achieve its most successful year-to-date with capacity hitting 155,000 units for 2005 and further capacity increase expected to reach 200,000 units per annum by 2008.
Today, Thailand represents the biggest market for one-tonne pickups of its kind in the world where the segment commands over 400,000 units a year and continues to grow.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/12-14-2005/0004233640&EDATE=   (867 words)

  
 Forbes.com: UPDATE 2-Ford, Mazda to invest over $500 mln in Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Ford said in a statement the money would be spent by AutoAlliance Thailand, their joint venture company which operates the plant in the eastern Thai province of Rayong.
Thailand, the second-biggest pickup truck producer after the United States, has become a regional manufacturing hub for global car makers like Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T>, Isusu Motors Ltd <7202.T>, Mitsubishi Motors Corp <7211.T> and General Motors Corp (nyse: GM - news - people).
"Thailand is an outstanding success story for us in Asia-Pacific and I believe one of the reasons for our success here can be atttributed to the Thai government open policy toward foreign investment," chairman Bill Ford Jr said in a statment.
www.forbes.com /newswire/2003/10/13/rtr1106665.html   (362 words)

  
 BILL FORD: INNOVATION TO STEER FORD INTO ITS NEXT CENTURY; THAILAND IS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT OF FORD’S GROWTH STRATEGY ...
In keeping with its commitment to innovation, Ford has introduced the latest ethanol technology to Thailand in the shape of the all new Ford Focus capable of running on ethanol blends of up to 20 percent as well as regular benzene.
The Ford Focus, newly launched in Thailand and throughout Asia, is truly a global sedan.
In the first quarter this year, AAT become Thailand's Number 1 Vehicle Exporter for completely built-up (CBU) vehicles, with total exports of 19,388 units representing a 22.29 percent share of total CBU exports valued at 8.05 billion Baht.
www.nextcar.com.au /n.ford.2005.thailand.05oct.html   (1461 words)

  
 AUTOALLIANCE THAILAND ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT - Thailand 4 News and Press Releases
Saeki's strong leadership has contributed to the formation and transformation of AutoAlliance Thailand into a world-class manufacturing facility.
His extensive expertise and experience included having played a central role in the establishment and start-up of Mazda Motor Manufacturing Co. (USA) and AutoAlliance Thailand - both are important production plants for Ford-Mazda.
He joined Mazda in 1977, and served with the Legal Department and International Development Division for many years, including a 3-year assignment in Flat Rock, Michigan, where he was involved in various international business projects as well as Ford-Mazda strategic relationship.
www.thailand4.com /news/2003-03-04/1536_autoalliance-thailand-announces-new-president   (278 words)

  
 Reinforced Plastics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Global car makers are investing in Thailand as the country's government progresses its plan to make Thailand a regional automotive centre, or ‘Detroit of the East.’ According to the Bangkok Post, government policies designed to nurture the Thai automotive industry include the Automotive Master Plan (AMP).
In 1995, Ford and Mazda invested US$500 million in establishing AutoAlliance Thailand, and in October the two companies announced a further 21 billion Baht (US$500 million) investment in this joint venture over the next few years to support new vehicle programmes and expand the plant’s capacity to 200 000 units (current capacity is 135 000).
Thailand has a large tourist industry and leisure products made of FRP such as windsurf boards, personal watercraft, ski boards, tour boats, fishing boats, and canoes and kayaks have been produced in Thailand to serve domestic needs and for export.
www1.elsevier.com /WZ/RPlastics/latest_feats/months_features/000035   (1692 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Soni Motors Thailand is Thailand's leading automotive exporter and dealership group.
We are currently exporting Hilux Vigo, Mitsubishi Strada, Nissan, Chevy Colorado, Mazda Fighter and a range of new and used vehicles to five continents of the world.
The mission of AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. is to build and deliver world-class quality vehicles and components in an efficient and timely manner to meet our customers' need worldwide.
www.aboutthailand.info /cars.asp   (569 words)

  
 June 27, 2005 - Thailand 4 News and Press Releases
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www.thailand4.com /news/2005-06-27   (1064 words)

  
 Pattaya Mail Business News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Dunkin’ Donuts Thailand is a franchise of Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants which operates some 5,000 stores in 40 countries throughout the world.
AutoAlliance Thailand (Co.) Ltd. - the Mazda-Ford joint vehicle assembly plant located in Rayong Province - said that its vehicle exports in April 2001 reached 2,916 units, worth more than 1.094 billion baht.
AutoAlliance’s April exports were divided between the Ford Ranger pickup (1,535 units) and the Mazda Fighter pickup (1,381 units) for a total of 2,916 units.
www.pattayamail.com /409/business.htm   (1699 words)

  
 motioncars.com AutoBuzz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Thailand has increasingly played an important role as the regional automotive hub for ASEAN.
The establishment of FST heeds the call from the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) for multinational companies to establish their regional headquarters in Thailand.
Somphong Wanapha, BOI Secretary-General, states "Thailand is pleased to welcome the establishment of Ford's regional operations headquarters.
www.motioncars.com /autobuzz/articles37/ford_thailand.html   (737 words)

  
 58 YEARS OF THE BANGKOK POST
As a Ford-Mazda joint venture, AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (AAT) helps set the standards of automobile manufacturing in Thailand.
Back in 1995, Ford and Mazda were attracted to Thailand’s potential as an automotive hub, and their decision to jointly establish AAT made the country an important manufacturing base for both their local and foreign markets.
AAT was the first automobile assembly plant in the ASEAN region to achieve the globally recognised ISO/TS 16949:2000 accreditation.
www.bangkokpost.com /58years/auto.html   (461 words)

  
 Thai Labour Campaign
During the next three years, AAT will embark on a growth plan driven by new vehicle programmes, with facility upgrades, additional tooling and engineering, and boost capacity to 200,000 units for both fully assembled vehicles and partially made for re-assembling elsewhere from the current 135,000.
Mr Ford said its strong commitment to Thailand was a combination of domestic and regional growth, the performance of AAT, the skilled workforce, well-developed energy and transportation infrastructure, as well as the Thai government's economic policies and investment initiatives.
Chatchai Bunnag, president of Ford Operations (Thailand), said the company would employ roughly 1,000 full-time and part-time staff for its expansion programme in addition to approximately 2,400 presently working at its Rayong factory.
www.thailabour.org /news/03101402.html   (616 words)

  
 WIP - Ford Making Tracs for Thailand - 02/06
Ford insiders insist the 4-Trac concept shown at the Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok in late 2005 is the latest—and, they hope, final—take on the vehicle scheduled to hit North America in 2008.
With Thailand’s position as both the largest small pickup market in the world and a low-cost producer, Ford sees the Asian nation as a center of excellence where it can design, develop, and produce light trucks jointly created by Ford and Mazda cost effectively.
Yearly capacity at the AAT plant is 155,000 units, though this is expected to rise to 200,000 vehicles once a $500-million investment to upgrade the facility, support new vehicle programs, and expand capacity is complete in 2008.
www.autofieldguide.com /articles/wip/0206wip05.html   (361 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He, however, declined to reveal the project's timeframe.He said DaimlerChrysler and Mitsubishi would cooperate in Thailand in the same way Ford and Mazda have done.
Ford and Mazda formed the AutoAlliance Thailand (AAT) joint venture to produce pickup trucks in Thailand.
The president and CEO of DaimlerChrysler (Thailand), Karl Heinz Heckhausen, said earlier that the alliance with Mitsubishi would result in the introduction of a small car with an engine capacity of less than 1,000cc.
www.thailandpages.com /news02.htm   (201 words)

  
 BorgWarner Brings Its Part-Time All-Wheel Drive Technology to Thailand
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the first application of BorgWarner's part-time all-wheel drive technology in Thailand, the company's electric shift-on-the-fly transfer case and electronic control unit will be standard on all part-time all-wheel drive versions of AutoAlliance Thailand Ford New Ranger and Everest automatic transmission- equipped vehicles.
Beginning with the 2007 model year, the vehicles using the BorgWarner all- wheel drive system will be assembled at the Auto Alliance facility in Thailand and shipped to more than 25 markets worldwide.
"Thailand is the world's second-largest market for pick-up trucks, which makes this business a very important addition to our expansion in Asia.
www.wate.com /Global/story.asp?S=5673020&nav=menu7_7_1   (494 words)

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