The rising cost of fuel is changing Thailand’s new-vehicle market, an industry executive says. ‘’The effects are clear on some vehicle segments after gasoline jumped from 15 to 30 baht per liter ($1.89 to $3.78 per gallon),” Saroj Kiatfuengfoo, Ford Sales and Services (Thailand) Co. Ltd. senior vice president-sales and marketing, tells the Bangkok Post. “SUVs with a (large) engine displacement are gone from this market. Manufacturers have been forced to adjust by detuning their engines. ...

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