Honda plans new plant in Thailand

Honda Automobile (Thailand) (HATC) is to build a new automobile production plant with an annual production capacity of 120,000 units.

The new plant will be located in Thailand’s Prachinburi province, approximately 120km east of Bangkok.

With an investment of approximately 17.15 billion baht, including acquisition of the land and construction of the automobile assembly and engine plant, the new plant is scheduled to become operational in 2015 with initial employment of approximately 1,200 staff.