Thailand automotive industry was the largest in Southeast Asia
As of 2017, the Thailand automotive industry was the largest in Southeast Asia and the 12th largest in the world.The Thailand industry has an annual output of near two million vehicles (passenger cars and pickup trucks), more than countries such as Belgium, the United Kingdom, Italy, Czech Republic, and Turkey.
Most of the vehicles built in Thailand are developed and licensed by foreign producers, mainly Japanese and American but with several other brands as well for CKD production, notably BMW and Mercedes. The Thai car industry takes advantage of the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) to find a market for many of its products. Thailand is one of the world's biggest markets for pickup truckswith over 50 percent market share for one-ton trucks.
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