The Thai Auto Parts Manufacturers Assn. and Thai Rung Union Car plc are lobbying for the excise tax on imported vehicles modified by Thai-owned companies to be cut to 3% from the current 20%. The proposal is included in a wish list given to Industry Minister Somsak Thepsuthin as part of a strategy to make Thailand a regional leader in vehicle modification. Thai Rung Managing Director Sompong Phaoenchoke tells the Bangkok Post the company's exports of modified vehicles has increased and ...

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