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Torqeedo-powered electric ferry launched in Thailand

Thailand’s first all-electric passenger ferry

The all-electric passenger ferry will operate a 5-km long route between Hua Lampjong and Thewes Pier in Bangkok Thailand’s first all-electric commuter ferry, powered by the German e-boat powertrain developer – Torqeedo, has been placed into service by the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority (BMA). Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha celebrated the launch, …

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Daimler to build battery and EV factory in Thailand

Announcement of strategic investment in Thailand: (from left to right) Mr. Andreas Lettner, CEO of Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing (Thailand) Limited, Mr. Michael Grewe, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz (Thailand) Limited, Dr. Uttama Savanayana, Minister of Industry (Thailand), Mr. Markus Schaefer, Member of the Divisional Board of Management Mercedes-Benz Cars, Production and Supply Chain, H.E. Peter Prügel, German Ambassador to Thailand, Mr. Veerachai Chaochankij, Managing Director of Thonburi Automotive Assembly Plant Company Limited.

Mercedes-Benz Cars to invest in battery production facility in Thailand, under a partnership with TAAP   Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz Cars will spend 100 million euros (US$123 million) by 2020 on a lithium-ion battery factory in Thailand to better access the fast-growing Asia region. The German company is partnering with Automotive Assembly …

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