In 1961, a boxy sedan called the Ford Cortina kicked off Thailand’s auto industry with local workers assembling the cars using parts shipped from Britain. A few years later, Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. set up factories, launching a decades-long expansion that made the country Asia’s third-largest — and the world’s No. 10 — auto manufacturer.  […]

KIYOSU, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 20, 2022– Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:7282) has applied a cellulose nanofiber (CNF)-reinforced plastic it developed for interior and exterior automotive products to make lightweight containers. These containers are used in one of its manufacturing plants from September. The company will accumulate records on usage of the […]