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    Motorsports: Race of Champions cancelled due to political unrest
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    Every year, winners from various motorsport disciplines gather for the Race of Champions. It's a time-honored tradition that anchors the end of the racing calendar, and has been held every year without fail since 1988. But it won't be happening this year as organizers have announced its ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi mulling Mirage sedan for US [w/videos]
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    Mitsubishi is bringing the Mirage hatchback to the US this fall, carrying a price tag of $12,995, not including the $725 destination charge. Mitsunori Kitao, COO of Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Co., says that the Japanese automaker might consider releasing the sedan version of the Thailand-built ...

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    Video: Quick-witted driver avoids airborne barrel-rolling pickup
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    Dashcam videos can be divvied up into two categories - "I can't believe that just happened," and "You're lucky to be alive." The former is usually quite funny and entertaining, while the latter is usually kind of scary; involving a close call between our camera car and something quite ...

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    Official: Chevy Trailblazer production underway in Thailand
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    The handsome-and-not-for-us 2013 Chevrolet Trailblazer has begun driving off the lines in Thailand at the General Motors plant in Rayong. Debuted at the Dubai Auto Show last year, the Trailblazer could be seen to squeeze between the Traverse and Tahoe if it were sold here, combining a brawnier ...

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    Report: Flood-stricken Thai Honda plant comes back online after six months [w/video]
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    It's been six months since extensive flooding put a strangle hold on manufacturing in Thailand. Now, Reuters reports that Honda has finally resumed production at its Ayutthaya plant. All told, the disaster is said to have cost the company the production of around 260,000 vehicles worldwide for ...

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    Official: Production 2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer debuts, "no plans" for U.S. version
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    We saw the 2013 Chevrolet TrailBlazer last fall as a near-production concept, but today we get the real thing – in pixelated, jpeg form, that is. Indeed, this is about as close as U.S. buyers will probably get to the new Trailblazer. While we weren't expecting General Motors to change its ...

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    Report: Honda begins scrapping vehicles claimed by Thai flooding
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    Thailand's worst flood in 50 years claimed the lives of 610 people and caused billions in damage, but with the waters slowly receding, the extent of the damage is coming into focus. Among the tens of thousands of businesses affected by the disaster, Honda hasn't been spared – its factory ...

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    Report: Toyota sharply lowers profit forecast in wake of Thai floods
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    2011 has been a trying year for Toyota, as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the flooding in Thailand have conspired to slow vehicle production and cut into profits. Toyota lowered its profit forecast after the Japan disaster, and now Automotive News reports that the automaker is once again ...

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    Official: New Chevrolet TrailBlazer revealed in Dubai [w/video]
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    General Motors has unveiled its next-generation Chevrolet TrailBlazer at the Dubai International Motor Show. The model is set to go on sale around the world, though Thailand will have the first crack at the vehicle in early 2012. The 2013 TrailBlazer features seating for seven, and, since the ...

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    Report: Despite Thai floods, Honda tells dealers 2012 CR-V will launch on time
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    Automotive News reports that the 2012 Honda CR-V will, in fact, launch on schedule. Honda has reportedly told its dealers that the crossover will arrive on time despite initial concerns about the impact of Thai floods on the vehicle's production. Honda had originally cautioned that the vehicle ...

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    Report: Toyota says U.S. plants may be hurt by Thai floods
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    Automotive News reports that Toyota may experience production delays tied to widespread flooding in Thailand. The Japanese automaker relies on certain Thai components, including audio systems, diodes and condensers that may see production shortages. Such shortages have already caused three ...

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    Report: Thailand flooding halts Honda and Toyota auto production
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    Japanese automakers are having a rough year coping with Mother Nature. First it was earthquakes in Japan, and now flooding in Thailand. Since late July, typhoons in Southeast Asia have caused billions of dollars of damage, and now production at three Toyota plants and one Honda facility has been ...

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    Official: Pics Aplenty: Global Chevrolet Colorado rolls out in Thailand
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    General Motors has officially unveiled the company's global 2012 Chevrolet Colorado in Thailand. The automaker says the truck is the culmination of a vehicle program that spanned five years, $2 billion and five continents. What did all that effort come up with? For starters, buyers in Thailand ...

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    Video: Thai car ripped apart by explosion as bomb expert inspects
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    A squad of explosive experts were called on to a dangerous scene in Thailand's Narathiwat province near Bangkok today. According to MSNBC, a trio of roadside bombs detonated, killing two and wounding 13. A group of explosive experts were called in to defuse the third of those bombs, but it ...

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    GM unveils next-gen Chevrolet Colorado ahead of Bangkok debut
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    Behold, the next-generation Chevrolet Colorado. Sort of. General Motors has yanked back the sheets on what the company is calling a show truck at the Bangkok International Motor Show. Despite the 'show' label, the mid-sizer is poised to go on sale in Thailand later this year packing a 2.8-liter ...

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    Next-gen Chevrolet Colorado teased in Thailand
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    Next-generation Chevrolet Colorado teaser – Click above for high-res image
    General Motors let a sneak peek at its new global-platform Chevrolet Colorado slip ahead of the truck's official debut at the Bangkok Motor Show in Thailand. The show starts March 25, so GM is giving us just enough ...

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    Mitsubishi renders new global small car to be built in Thailand
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    Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) plans to open a third factory in Thailand at the Laem Chabang Industrial Estate in Chonburi province about 60 miles southeast of Bangkok. The plant will eventually have a production capacity of up to 200,000 new vehicles per year and will produce a new global ...

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    Video: WSJ takes a look at Thai supercar knockoffs
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    Thai replicars – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Take a walk down any number of Thai streets and floating markets, and for a couple thousand Thai baht you can bedeck yourself in the latest fake designer goods. Take a few thousand baht, or more, to a Thai man named Chris and he'll ...

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    From Thailand with Love: Aston Martin DBS replica based on Opel Calibra
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    Aston Martin DBS replica based on Opel Calibra – Click above for image gallery
    If James Bond were real, we wouldn't recommend trying to impersonate him. We get the feeling that 007 wouldn't take to impostors very well. Fortunately he's a fictional character – or so we're led to ...

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    Toyota Camry Hybrid gets nip/tuck for ASEAN market intro
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    Toyota Camry Hybrid for Thailand - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    It may have taken a year to make it happen, but the locally-built Toyota Camry Hybrid is finally ready to go on sale in Thailand. This new version of the Camry Hybrid is the first of its kind (not assembled in Japan) and ...

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