Despite industry predictions of a strong fourth-quarter, Thailand’s new-vehicle sales are expected to fall 29% for the full year to 434,000 units, from 615,000 in 2008, one analyst says. Pickup-truck deliveries are predicted to drop 32% to 226,000 units, while passenger-car sales will slip 14% to 195,000, Frost & Sullivan Ltd. Asia/Pacific Automotive and Transport Practice Director Vivek Vaidya tells a recent Thailand Automotive Outlook conference in Bangkok. The results could be ...

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