CNG-Powered City Bus Explodes In Thailand, Demonstrates Importance Of…

A city bus explosion at a Bangkok natural gas filling station last week appears to highlight the dangers of responding to higher gas prices with slapdash propulsion conversions. According to records, the formerly diesel-powered bus was converted using a shipment of used parts from China and had not registered with the… » 8/13/08 11:20am 8/13/08 11:20am

Passage to Bangkok: Ford Launches New Ranger Pickup in Thailand

Thailand has something like the second largest market in the world for pickup trucks (though it's probably still somewhere behind that of Newton County, Texas). It's also the culinary home of Pad Thai (i.e., linguini with shrimp and peanuts) and is the regional production hub for Ford's one-ton pickup trucks exported… » 3/07/06 11:13am 3/07/06 11:13am

Ford to Unveil 4-Trac Concept in Bangkok

Betcha didn't know Thailand is the largest market for pickups outside the US (we didn't either). That's why, as part of an aggressive strategy to increase sales in Asian countries, Ford announced it'll be showing off this stylized pickup concept at the Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok in 2006. Inspired by… » 11/25/05 9:16am 11/25/05 9:16am