Peugeot to make a larger mark in Thailand with five new models


Peugeot is set to introduce at least five new models over the next couple of years in Thailand and models earmarked for this invasion includes two SUVs while the the Peugeot 3008 and 5008 will be the first two models introduced in the market predominantly made up of Toyotas.

The latter two will come from the Naza Automotive Manufacturing (NAM) plant in Gurun, Kedah after establishing itself as Groupe PSA’s first manufacturing hub in the ASEAN region.

Currently, Groupe PSA governs likes of Citroen, DS, Opel, Peugeot and Vauxhall to name a few.

This comes after news that Peugeot has appointed Belfort Automobiles in Thailand as the exclusive importer and distributor of Peugeot vehicles in Thailand.

The new Peugeot 208.

Prior to this, Peugeot announced that NAM had begun exporting the first of its produce to the Philippines with Thailand now the next receiver of Malaysian-made French goods.

All in all, Peugeot has now penetrated 11 countries and their vehicle’s funk and flair is anything to go by, brace yourself for an imminent French invasion.


Pan Eu Jin

Pan Eu Jin

Regularly spend countless hours online looking at cars and parts I can't afford to buy. How a car makes you feel behind the wheel should be more important than the brand it represents - unless resale value is your thing.
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