There are now more than 37 million registered cars and motorcycles in Thailand, including 2.45 million units registered this year, said Mr Sanit Promwong, director-general of Land Transport Department, on Monday.
Altogether 37,268,655 vehicles have been registered until now. These are divided into 20,289,721 motorcycles, 8,146.250 passenger cars, 6,259,806 pick-up trucks, 1,049,749 trucks and 156,089 public transport.
During the January-October period, a total of 2,456,686 vehicles were registered. These are divided into 1,620,901 motorcycles, an increase of 84,281 over the same period last year; 490,124 passenger cars that carry not more than seven people, an increase of 35,854 over the same period last year; and 212,281 pick-up trucks � a drop of 3,631 units from the same period last year.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)