Chinese firm to invest $1 billion in tyre production, says PM

A Chinese company will invest $1 billion in tyre production, said Prime Minister Hun Manet in Melbourne on Sunday. ... ...

Nhean Chamrong

Hun Sen suggests two key sectors for Japanese investors

Hun Sen, President of the Supreme Privy Council of His Majesty the King, has encouraged the Japanese investors to invest in Cambodia’s two key areas, including the establishment of factories for raw material processing, and advanced technology such as car assembly plants, production of electronic ...

Khmer Times Staff

Chinese firms set to invest in car assembly, fertiliser plants

Two Chinese companies plan to invest in a car assembly plant and an organic fertiliser processing plant in Cambodia, following a visit by a delegation of 20 company representatives from Shandong province last week. The delegation was led by Shandong provincial vice-governor Wang Shujian, who met ...

Post Staff

Vehicle registration laws issued

The government on Monday issued a sub-decree on the registration for vehicle identification cards and number plates at the request of the Ministry of Public Works and Transport. Article 22 of Chapter Three in the sub-decree signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen gives the right ...

Soth Koemsoeun

Kolao revs up its investment

Kolao Group, a South Korean-owned automaker and distributor, plans to build factories in a proposed industrial park in Cambodia to assemble its proprietary line of automobiles and motorcycles, a company executive said yesterday. ... ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Pay-parking firm seeks more space in Phnom Penh

Sonatra Carling, the Japanese-Cambodian joint venture behind Phnom Penh’s first automated toll-parking system, sustained losses during its first year of operation, but remains committed to the project and is looking to expand the model to other areas of the capital, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay

Car sales sputter on tax hike

Authorised dealerships of new cars and trucks have said a recent increase in the specific tax on vehicle imports has put a dent in profits, with some dealers claiming sales have slowed since the tax hike went into effect in April. ... ...

Hor Kimsay

CAIF hopes to put a dent in used auto market

The independent industry body representing Cambodia’s authorised automobile distributors launched a consumer awareness campaign yesterday aimed at informing the public of the risks of purchasing second-hand cars on the local grey market, which it said reduces government tax revenue while flooding the streets with predominately ...

Kali Kotoski

Auto show delayed by timing difficulties

The Kingdom’s flagship automobile exhibition, scheduled to open on Thursday, has been postponed until early next year, its organisers confirmed yesterday.The Phnom Penh International Auto Show, also known as CAMAUTO, is the largest annual industry event for authorised automobile distributors, parts suppliers and service providers ...

Sor Chandara

Ford targets the Kingdom’s lucrative emerging economy

Ford expects sales of its passenger vehicles in Cambodia to surge 30 per cent this year on rising purchasing power and strong brand appeal, a company representative said yesterday. ...Speaking at a luncheon organised by the Amcham Cambodia, Loflin said the US carmaker sees the ...

Cam McGrath

Steering away from the grey market

While the Kingdom’s automotive sector has seen the entry of authorised dealerships, grey market dealers still make up the bulk of car sales.Dealerships are trying to lure prospective customers to purchase new vehicles, but grey market used cars still enjoy a substantial cost advantage given ...

Post Staff

Flood-damaged cars could inundate market

After flooding in May left much of the US state of Texas underwater, auto industry insiders are warning that water-damaged vehicles from the US could start appearing in Cambodian gray market auto dealerships, disguised to look new. ... ...

Donald Lee and Igor Kossov

Rolls-Royce opens showroom

Rolls-Royce officially launched its showroom in Cambodia yesterday, with both government and the luxury-car maker forecasting a rosy sales outlook for the high-end vehicle. In June, Rolls-Royce appointed HGB Group Co Ltd, the distributor for Mazda and Kia vehicles in Cambodia, to be the official dealership. ...

Chan Muyhong

Auto parts firm Denso bets $19 million on plant

In a bid to ramp up vehicle production in ASEAN. auto parts manufacturer Denso Cambodia has announced the construction of a new $19 million plant in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone. The facility will produce magnetos and oil coolers with production slated to begin in ...

Chan Muyhong

Audi opens dealership in capital

Automotive Asia (Cambodia), the only authorised dealer of Audi vehicles in Cambodia, opened its first showroom in Phnom Penh yesterday. The 2,000-square-metre showroom on Monivong Boulevard currently holds just two of the German carmaker’s models, the Q7 and the A8L, with prices ranging between $135,000 and ...

Hor Kimsay

Rolls-Royce to sell luxury automobiles in Cambodia

Fabled luxury car maker Rolls-Royce will soon be marketing its goods in one of the world's poorest countries: Cambodia. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars announced Monday that it has joined with a Cambodian business partner to open a showroom in the Cambodian capital next month. ... ...

Fox News Staff

Kia enters market with high hopes

Kia Motors opened its first showroom in Cambodia on Friday and the local authorised dealer, A&A Auto Group, says the time is right for the Korean carmaker to join the ranks of those looking to tap the country’s growing middle class. Sin Soveoung, sales manager for ...

Chan Muyhong

Cambodia-made car causes shocks to Vietnam’s auto industry

Heng, a Cambodian development company, has made a big surprise when introducing its self-modified electric car. The car, named Angkor EV 2014, is created by a local designer, manufactured by Heng Company which has set up a $20 million factory in Kandal province. The car, operated by ...

Vietnamnet News Staff

DENSO, Toyota Tsusho and Aisin Seiki to Open Wholly-Owned Automotive After-Sales Service Store in Cambodia- Will offer high-quality automotive after-Sales services in emerging economies

DENSO Corporation , Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd., will jointly open a wholly-owned store in Cambodia that will offer automotive repair and maintenance services, as well as sell related automotive components. The wholly-owned store will start operations in February 2014 with the ...

Hispanic Business News Staff

Land Rover, Jaguar enter Cambodia

Following the recent wave of luxury car brands entering the Cambodian market, RMA Cambodia’s CEO said yesterday that the firm will bring in UK brands Land Rover and Jaguar by opening a showroom before the end of the year. The newly appointed official authorised dealer will ...

Anne Renzenbrink

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