Somphote Ahunai, Energy Absolute director and CEO. Photo: Handout

The Tesla of Southeast Asia? Meet Somphote Ahunai, the Thai electricity tycoon who’s banking on it

  • Thailand’s government sees electric cars as a way to ease Bangkok’s air pollution and fortify the country’s automotive industry
  • Tesla does not have a sales operation in Thailand, and the few models seen are delivered from places like Hong Kong, subject to import tax
Topic |   Thailand

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Somphote Ahunai, Energy Absolute director and CEO. Photo: Handout
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