A veteran industry leader sees Thailand’s auto sector building up to 4 million vehicles a year in the not-too-distant future. Former Thai Automotive Institute director Vallop Tiasiri says if nothing goes wrong, auto production in 2012 should approach 2 million vehicles. "This year many of the new assembly plants are not running at full capacity, whether it is Ford, Mitsubishi or Suzuki, so (reaching) the 3-million production figure is not a difficult equation anymore,” ...

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