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Chronology of Events
Late 1993 Ford / Mazda Agree on Expanding Cooperative
November 1995 AutoAlliance (Thailand) Co. Ltd. established
October 1997 Plant construction completed
May 1998 Start of Ford Ranger and Mazda Fighter production
December 1998 First export shipment
May 1999 Start of CKD production
June 1999 Start of Ford and Mazda passenger car production
August 2000 Rollout of 100,000 CBU unit
January2002 Rollout of 200,000 CBU unit
Early 2003 Start of Ford Ranger Open Cap, Mazda Fighter Free Style Cap and Ford Everest production
May 2005 Rollout of 500,000 CBU unit
February 2006 Start of Ford New Ranger and Mazda BT 50 production
July 2006 Production of 200,000 CKD unit
July 2007 Celebration of 1 million production units
November 2007 Stone laying ceremony for B-Car plant
July 2009 H.R.H. Maha Chakri Sirindhorn presides over Grand Opening Ceremony of the Passenger Car Plant
October 2009 Start of New Mazda2
July 2010 Start of New Ford Fiesta
February 2011 Start of New Mazda 3
September 2011 Start of Ford All-New Ranger
March 2014 Start of All New Mazda 3
August 2014 Celebration of 2 million production units
November 2014 Start of New Mazda 2 (Eco Car)
June 2015 Start of New Everest (U375)
October 2015 Start of Mazda CX-3