New-vehicle sales in Thailand rose 9.9% to 321,475 units in the first half, driven by a 32.4% growth in new-car sales, especially E20-powered vehicles. But the caution flag is out for the market, with Toyota Motor Thailand Co. Ltd. Vice President Vutigorn Suraiyachantananont saying high fuel prices are beginning to slow demand, with June results down 5.9% to 50,108 vehicles, the lowest total for the month since 2003. Toyota, which compiles sales data for the domestic industry, says ...

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