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Changan Becomes Latest Chinese Automaker to Break Ground in Thailand

Participants attend a groundbreaking ceremony for Chinese automaker Changan in Rayong, Thailand, November 8, 2023. Image via Xinhua.

Changan, one of China’s Big Four automakers, held a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday for its first assembly plant in Thailand, following other Chinese car sellers in a rapid expansion into Southeast Asia.

The new manufacturing facility is located in Thailand’s auto hotspot of Rayong province. In March, China’s BYD broke ground on an EV factory in the area.

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