HGB Motors enters car assembly arena with $7M Poipet investment
HGB Motors Assembly Co Ltd is investing about $7 million in a car assembly plant in Poipet town, Banteay Meanchey province. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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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 ...
Mercedes halts imports over luxury tax
The sole retailer of Mercedes-Benz cars into the country, Hung Hiep (Cambodia) Co., has suspended imports since January over what it claims is a new import duty on luxury cars coming into the country. Other luxury car importers including Porsche, Audi, BMW and Jaguar Land Rover, ...
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 ...
Audi to cruise into local market
German luxury car manufacturer Audi has expanded into Cambodia, joining the recent entry of higher-end automobile producers into a small but growing market. At a signing ceremony in Phnom Penh yesterday, Audi AG appointed Automotive Asia (Cambodia) Ltd as its official distributor in the country. The ...
Angkor Car Reintroduced Without Defects
After delaying mass production of the Angkor Car because of technical difficulties with starting the engine and opening the doors, Heng Development Co. Ltd. on Monday unveiled a new model and said it had severed ties with the Hong Kong-based firm responsible for the original ...