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GM in Thailand and Southeast Asia
General Motors Thailand manufacturing facility is located in Rayong, about 200 kilometers from Bangkok, Thailand. The facility opened on August 3, 2003 and has a capacity of 180,000 vehicles per year. It currently has 5,000 employees. It is GM's regional hub for vehicle production for both domestic, regional and export markets. The facility has two production lines and currently produces six different models Aveo, Sonic (Hatchback and Sedan), Cruze and Captiva on the car line and the Colorado and Trailblazer on the truck line.
General Motors Southeast Asia Operations (GM) is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand and covers markets including Brunei, Cambodia, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Pakistan, Singapore, Tahiti, Thailand and Vanuatu. To date, GM has invested a total of USD1.4 million in manufacturing facilities in the region, targeting a potential market of more than 3.09 million vehicles in 2013 (excluding Japan and Pakistan).
The SEA region is made up of 10 different countries which are members of ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations). They include Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Cambodia, Brunei and Singapore. The SEA is not a single, unified market, as each country is unique with different tax, customs and other requirements and different levels of localization but if combined, SEA represents a volume that would place it as the seventh largest automotive market in the world.
Corporate Office: GM Thailand / ASEAN | 555 Rasa Tower, Level 21 | #2101-2104, Phaholyothin Road | Jatuchak, Bangkok, 10900 | Thailand | Phone: 66-2-791-3400