Automakers in Thailand say they are reluctant to join the government eco-car project's second phase because financial and production conditions are too rigid. The complaints were made at a seminar held on the sidelines of the Thailand International Motor Expo, the Bangkok Post reports. The Board of Investment has set a March 31 deadline for applicants to submit eco-car investment plans. To be eligible for tax breaks, automakers must spend at least TB6.5 billion ($202 million) on a new ...

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