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‘Tesla of Thailand’ Keeps Factories Going in Virus Lockdown

  • Energy Absolute expects EV, battery businesses to drive growth
  • Utility diversifies by green-lighting auto, battery production
Energy Absolute’s Mine Mobility Spa1 electric vehicle 

Energy Absolute’s Mine Mobility Spa1 electric vehicle 

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Thailand’s biggest electric-vehicle venture has stayed mostly in gear during the Covid-19 pandemic, with Energy Absolute Pcl continuing construction on a lithium-ion battery plant and vehicle development. The company’s EV-boat prototypes are now being river-tested.