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Thailand's car exports set to hit record, shift economy into higher gear

Toyota has a target of 390,000 cars for exports this year and 265,000 for domestic sales; Isuzu says its exports should reach a record 102,000 cars, up from 88,000 last year.


THAILAND'S car exports are set to hit a record this year, good news for an industry bogged down by weak domestic demand and an economy struggling to recover after 18 months of military rule.

The government is hopeful that stronger momentum in the sector - accounting for