Thai new-vehicle sales plunged 46.7% in March to 83,983 units as the growing political crisis and the fading effects of the first-car tax rebate program drive the industry on a downward curve. The stalemated political situation has the Board of Trade and the Thai Chamber of Commerce calling for the return of a fully functioning government, saying the current vacuum has left the economy in the doldrums. But The Nation newspaper reports they are pessimistic, saying they do not expect a ...

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