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Thailand Bangs Out Big Auto Numbers (VOA On Assignment Nov. 8)i
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November 08, 2013 2:55 PM
Thailand is gaining a reputation as the “Detroit of the East” for its booming automobile industry, and it is now the world's third largest maker of commercial vehicles, behind only the United States and China and ranked ninth in total vehicle production. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman went inside an auto plant for a look at the industry that Thailand’s government has encouraged.

Thailand Bangs Out Big Auto Numbers (VOA On Assignment Nov. 8)

Published November 08, 2013

Thailand is gaining a reputation as the “Detroit of the East” for its booming automobile industry, and it is now the world's third largest maker of commercial vehicles, behind only the United States and China and ranked ninth in total vehicle production. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman went inside an auto plant for a look at the industry that Thailand’s government has encouraged.