‘Moving Yangon Forward’ towards a better transport system

The question of transportation in Yangon was at the forefront of an event last week. The Moving Yangon Forward: The Urban Mobility Forum held at a hotel in Yangon on February 20 discussed how mobility and transportation in Yangon can be improved to make the city a more inclusive for all. The forum saw the […]

Ford is First to Enter Burma’s Growing, Volatile Car Market

Ford Motor Company announced on Tuesday that it will open an official dealership in Rangoon this year, becoming the first international carmaker to distribute new vehicles on the Burmese market, which until recently remained closed off due to international sanctions. Ford executives said Burma’s auto market, although still small, holds great promise for future sales […]

Ford motors into Myanmar

The Ford Motor Company, the world’s eighth largest automobile manufacturer, plans to open a showroom and service center in Yangon within the next two months, according to its local partner Capital Automotive Ltd. The move would make Ford the first US company to enter Myanmar’s automotive sector, which recently agreed a deal for production and […]