Thailand's motor vehicle production rose by 36.4% year-on-year in February, with vehicle shipments up by 22.3%.Output for the month stood at 229,204 vehicles, down by 2.89% from January due to fewer working days, said the the Federation of Thai Industries' automotive industry club.
Output over the first two months of the year totalled 465,229 units, up by 50.7% year-on-year.
Domestic car sales in February totalled 129,910 units, an increase of 42.3% year-on-year and 3.25% month-on-month.
Car sales over the first two months of the year stood at 255,727 units, up by 51.9% year-on-year.
Club spokesman Surapong Paisitpatanapong said auto output for the next three months to May is forecast at 660,390 units, down by 3.81% from 686,582 units from December 2012 to February 2013 but up by 21.4% from 543,912 units from March to May 2012.
Some 94,527 vehicles were exported in February, up by 9% from January. The export value for the month totalled 41.6 billion baht, up 16.4% year-on-year.