Scania AB, the Swedish truck and bus maker, plans to increase annual production at its assembly plant in Chachoengsao province to 1,100 vehicles in 2018 from 500 now as part of a five-year business plan.
James Armstrong, the managing director of Scania Southeast Asia, said the company foresees healthy demand growth for buses, trucks and engines for industrial, marine and power generation in all 10 Asean countries, driven by the region's economic integration and planned state spending on infrastructure projects.
Regional integration and transport projects will help sales, says Mr Armstrong. SOMCHAI POOMLARD
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