First Thai corporate customer takes delivery all-new Nissan LEAF Thai Summit Autoparts Industry joins Nissan in helping accelerate the electrification of Thailand

Automotive Press Releases Wednesday August 14, 2019 11:45
Bangkok--14 Aug--Spark Communications

Nissan in Thailand by Ratthakarn Jutasen (2nd from left), vice president of sales, and Takeshi Ishii (far left), vice president of purchasing, hands the intelligent key of the all-new Nissan LEAF to Sakulthorn Juangroongruangkit (2nd from right), executive vice president of Thai Summit Autoparts Industry Co.,Ltd. and Hiromitsu Morikawa (far right), Thai Summit Autoparts Industry's Advisor.

Nissan in Thailand proudly handed over the keys of the all-new Nissan LEAF to Thai Summit Autoparts Industry Co., Ltd., the first Thai corporate customer of the world's best-selling 100% battery electric vehicle.

"As a long-term business partner of Nissan, I trust in the company's standard of quality in building Nissan vehicles. I am also proud to be part of an action that will help minimize the environmental issues across Thailand in a sustainable way, through the adoption of zero-emission electric vehicles like the Nissan LEAF," said Sakulthorn Juangroongruangkit, the executive vice president of Thai Summit Autoparts Industry Co., Ltd, explaining how trust in the Nissan brand was also a key factor in the decision to buy a Nissan LEAF.

At the handover ceremony, held at the Nissan Education and Training Center on Bangna-Trad Road, KM22, Sakulthorn expressed his excitement about getting behind the wheel of a Nissan LEAF. "I look forward to the pleasure of driving the all-new Nissan LEAF with its state-of-the-art technology, acceleration rate and the silent ride."

Ratthakarn Jutasen, vice president of sales for Nissan in Thailand, said at the ceremony that the first vehicle delivery to a valued corporate customer showed that both consumers and major organizations like Thai Summit Autoparts Industry see the benefits of electric mobility.

"Bringing the all-new LEAF to Thailand further underscores Nissan's vision for the future of mobility, which will help move people to a better world, a world that is more electric, more connected and more autonomous. And we firmly believe that the LEAF will play a key role in zero-emission mobility solutions that help drive Thailand towards a sustainable future."

The all-new LEAF has a driving range of more than 311 km according to the NEDC standard, and is over 60% more efficient than the previous model per charge – allowing drivers to enjoy safer, longer and more comfortable journeys. In addition, the LEAF is a central component of Nissan's strategy to help build a sustainable electrification ecosystem in Thailand that will change the way people drive and live.

The all-new Nissan LEAF is available in a two-tone design - pearl white and super black – at a starting price of 1,990,000 Thai baht. Customers receive a vehicle warranty for 3 years or 100,000 kilometers, an EV system warranty for 5 years or 100,000 km, and a battery deterioration warranty for 8 years or 160,000 km.

For more information on the all-new Nissan LEAF, please visit one of Nissan's certified dealers nationwide, contact the Nissan Call Center at 02 401 9600, or go to

About Nissan Motor (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

Nissan was established in Japan since 1933 with the commitment to create Innovation that Excites for customer satisfaction. Nissan wants to improve quality of life for people in society by pursuing a goal of zero emission vehicles and zero fatalities on the road with "Nissan Intelligent Mobility". The company plans to introduce autonomous drive vehicles across regions for safety and more enjoyable driving experience. Nissan started business in Thailand since 1952. Currently, the Nissan Group of Companies in Thailand has subsidiaries five companies, including two of the production bases, over than 180 showrooms and service centers nationwide network. Vehicle range cover all segments includes 10 models spanning the entry level Eco-Car, SUV, Premium Sedans and Pickup Trucks.

About Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

Nissan is a global full-line vehicle manufacturer that sells more than 60 models under the Nissan, INFINITI and Datsun brands. In fiscal year 2018, the company sold 5.52 million vehicles globally, generating revenue of 11.6 trillion yen. Nissan's global headquarters in Yokohama, Japan, manages operations in six regions: Asia & Oceania; Africa, the Middle East & India; China; Europe; Latin America; and North America. Nissan has partnered with French manufacturer Renault since 1999 and acquired a 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors in 2016. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance sold 10.76 million vehicles combined in calendar year 2018.

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