The Thailand Automotive Institute is calling on car makers and parts producers to share in the 7 billion baht ($169 million) cost of building an automotive testing complex that would include 13 testing labs and 11 proving grounds. Currently, auto parts made in Thailand are tested in Belgium, Austria, Germany and Japan. Institute Executive Director Vallop Tiasiri says that if the government paid the entire cost of the project, the center could end up functioning too much like a ...

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