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ANALYSIS - GM Korea’s future in the balance

21 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

GM Korea (GMK) faces two crucial months of talks with the South Korean government, creditors including state-owned Korea Development Bank and major shareholders, as management look to rebuild the company’s bombed-out balance sheet and meet upcoming obligations including debt repayment schedules.


ASEAN vehicle sales up over 4% in 2017 - ANALYSIS

30 Jan 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in southeast Asia’s six largest markets increased by 4.4% to an estimated 3,385,552 units in 2017, from 3,242,880 units in 2016, according to data collected exclusively for just-auto by AsiaMotorBusiness.com.


ASEAN vehicle sales up 2% in Q3

7 Nov 2017 | Staff reporter

Our regular report on macro developments in the vehicle markets of southeast Asia shows that growth slowed in Q3. However, cumulative regional sales are still up almost 6% on last yea


ASEAN vehicle sales rise 8% in H1

28 Jul 2017 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in South-east Asia’s six largest markets increased by 4.8% to 781,800 units in the second quarter of 2017, from 746,304 units in the same period of the previous year, according to data collected exclusively for just-auto by AsiaMotorBusiness.com.


Nissan and Mitsubishi synergies begin in SE Asia - Analysis

8 Jun 2017 | Staff reporter

Nissan Motor expects its global alliance with Mitsubishi Motors will yield some early synergies in South-east Asia, a region in which it has struggled to keep pace with Japanese rivals Toyota and Honda.


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MMC starts new MPV exports from Indonesia

25 Apr 2018 | Dave Leggett

Mitsubishi Motors in Indonesia has announced the export launch of its Xpander small MPV from its manufacturing plant at Bekasi, Indonesia.


Thai vehicle sales rise 12% in March

25 Apr 2018 | Staff reporter

Thailand’s new vehicle market continued to expand strongly in March, with sales rising by 12.1% to 95,082 units from 84,801 units a year earlier, according to data released by the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI).


Indonesia sales slightly lower in March

20 Apr 2018 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Indonesia drifted lower in March, with deliveries to dealers declining by just under 1% to 101,674 units from 102,335 units in the same month of last year, according to data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Indonesia sales fall 1% in February

23 Mar 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia declined by just under 1% to 94,260 units in February from 95,160 units in the same month of last year, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


PSA and NAZA plan ASEAN assembly plant in Malaysia

26 Feb 2018 | Graeme Roberts

PSA Group and Malaysia's Naza Corporation Holdings announced the signing of a share sale agreement and a joint venture agreement, officially establishing shared operation of the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah, as the first manufacturing hub in ASEAN for the French group.


Mitsubishi Motors donates vehicles to Indonesian EV research scheme

26 Feb 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Mitsubishi Motors has donated eight Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUVs, two i-MiEV EVs and four battery chargers to the Indonesian government.


Indonesia sales rise 11% in January

21 Feb 2018 | Staff reporter

New vehicle sales in Indonesia jumped by 11.5% to 95,892 units in January from like for like sales of 85,978 units a year earlier, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Indonesia sales rise 1.6% in 2017

18 Jan 2018 | Graeme Roberts

New vehicle sales in Indonesia fell by 2.3% to 84,880 units in December from 86,870 units a year earlier, according to wholesale data compiled by industry association Gaikindo.


Indonesia vehicle sales fall 5% in November

22 Dec 2017 | Dave Leggett

New vehicle sales in Indonesia declined by 4.7% to 96,200 units in November from 100,880 units a year earlier, according industry sources citing data released by industry association Gaikindo.


Hyundai agrees truck JV in Indonesia

13 Dec 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Hyundai Motor signed a preliminary agreement with Indonesian conglomerate Artha Graha (AG) Group to establish a joint venture to assemble and supply commercial vehicles to markets across south east Asia.



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