Suzuki Motor Corp will invest “several billion yen” to build a second auto plant in Myanmar in a bid to make quick inroads into the country’s booming auto market, a report said. Japan’s Nikkei business daily reported that the company has secured a 20-hectare plot at the Japanese-backed Thilawa special...

JETOUR X70 Makes a Debut

Ei Thandar Tun/Myanmar Business Today Gold AYA Motors International launched its second locally made model, the JETOUR X70, at Inya Lake Hotel on December 1. “This midrange SUV is designed to be multi-purpose,” said Mr. Yan Jun, vice general manager of the company. “We added more seats so that it can...
Japanese carmakers Suzuki and Toyota are bidding for parts and manufacturing facilities in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), according to Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC).Aung Naing Oo, director general of the Myanmar Investment Commission, said the two Japanese auto giants and France-based auto parts manufacturer Lafarge have all made...
The sales for BMW cars have remained high despite the typical monsoon downturn in auto sales as the German automaker has specialised some of their products to fit the conditions in Myanmar.“Before, some components could not function properly in Myanmar’s climate and road conditions, as they could be easily...