On its website, Tesla advertises about 20 Bangkok-based jobs, including a home charger developer.
US EV giant Tesla is stepping up its hiring process in Thailand as demand for electric vehicles soars in Thailand, an Asian car hub in Southeast Asia. The company is looking to hire a business development manager and a recruiter, according to its website. Job announcements come at a time when the country is facing high energy prices, fueling demand for EVs, along with support from government consumer incentives.
The company advertises nearly 20 Bangkok-based vacancies on its website, including Home Charging Developer, and a Charging Infrastructure Leader position was also posted on LinkedIn. Other vacancies were vehicle technicians, his customer service and parts his advisors.
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However, Thailand will be Tesla’s production base for now, despite speculation that the Thai government is promoting EV sales and the EV company may set up an official showroom there. is not expected.
Thailand is Asia’s fourth-largest vehicle assembly and export hub for companies such as Toyota and Honda. The country produces about 1.5 to 2 million cars annually, about half of which are exported.
The Thai government is currently aiming to produce 725,000 EVs annually by 2030. This corresponds to 30% of total automobile production. The country offers a number of affordable EVs made by Chinese automakers. Great Wall Motor unveiled his ORA Goodcat model at the annual motor show for 828,500 baht ($22,600). The Chinese manufacturer also plans to produce the model in Thailand in 2024.
Another Chinese automaker, Hozon Auto, unveiled the NETA V last month for 549,000 baht ($15,000). Meanwhile, Indonesian President Joko Widodo in August urged Tesla to build cars and batteries in the country.
First issue date: September 6, 2022 at 10:17 AM IST