Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Automobiles China-owned British brand MG launches pickup in Thailand Parent SAIC hopes iconic name will break into Japanese dominance The launch of MG Extender is expected to bring in new competition in the pickup truck market in Thailand. (Photo courtesy of MG Sales Thailand)
APORNRATH PHOONPHONGPHIPHAT, Nikkei staff writer August 7, 2019 21:44 JST | Thailand
BANGKOK -- China's
SAIC Motor is hoping to break the stronghold of Japanese automakers in Thailand with the iconic British MG brand of cars.
SAIC Motor-CP, a joint venture with Thai conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group, launched the MG Extender pickup truck on Wednesday.
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