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

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

Mr. Surapong Paisitpatanapong Vice President and Spokesperson for Automotive 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 because of the lockdown in mid-July-August 64, while August production rose 20.13% from the previous month due to passenger car production. The new model is sold domestically and produces more pickup trucks and PPVs for domestic sales and exports.

As a result, the number of cars produced in the first eight months of this year totaled 1,184,800 units, an increase of 10.53% from the same period last year. Automobile production this year is expected to reach the target of 1.75 million units, 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 due to 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 remainder of this year is equal to the month. 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 lockdown in mid-July-Jan. ’64 as well and rose 6.52% from July 65 because of the introduction of new models and the acquisition of a lot of 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 are still growing increased employment Farmers and people have better incomes. which during this month last year there was a lockdown The person who made the reservation did not receive the car. No one walks into the center

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

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

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