Today at the opening ceremony of the project "Bangchak B20 for Diesel Cars Reduce dust, save money "at Bangchak Service Station, Rama 2 Branch, Km 12, with Dr. Siri Chiraphongphan Minister of Energy Presided over the ceremony and Mr. Chaiwat Kovavisarach, Chief Executive Officer and President, Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited, executives of the Ministry of Energy, Bangchak executives, executives from car companies Industrial Policy, Tri Petch Isuzu Sales Company Limited and Mr. Suparat Sirisuwannangang Senior Executive Advisor, Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. participated in the ceremony
After the ceremony, Dr. Siri Chiraphongphan Minister of Energy Said that after successfully promoting the use of B20 diesel with large trucks, the Ministry has a policy to expand the use of B20 to small diesel cars. Currently, Isuzu and Toyota, which are car dealers Pick-up trucks with a combined sales of nearly 70 percent of the overall pickup truck market have announced a pickup truck model that can use B20 diesel fuel for a total of 97 models and Bangchak. The Has continued to expand the number of service stations that sell B20 diesel fuel covering all regions to accommodate the increasing number of pickup trucks and large trucks that use B20 diesel fuel. The latest Energy Policy Committee (TPI) has resolved to extend the price of B20 diesel to be cheaper than diesel Usually 5 baht per liter For the next 2 months Until July 31, 2019 to promote the use of B20 diesel fuel in pickup trucks and large trucks that the car manufacturers continuously provide certification to help oil palm growers and reduce transportation costs.
Mr. Chaiwat Kovavisarach, Chief Executive Officer and President of Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited revealed that, due to the most depressed palm price situation in 20 years, Bangchak Participated in the promotion of the use of palm oil by selling diesel oil B20 to the car and boat industry group since July 2018 and on February 1, 2019, has opened the sale of Bangchak oil Hi Diesel B20 at Bangchak Gas Station to support large-scale transportation vehicles that have been approved for use by car manufacturers including Scania Volvo Isuzu, Hino, UD and MAN. Recently, Isuzu and Toyota automakers have announced the pickup truck models using diesel fuel B20. Bangchak therefore supports by expanding the number of branches of Bangchak Oil Hi Diesel B20, and in collaboration with Isuzu and Toyota, promote the pickup truck using diesel B20 by giving Bangchak Green Miles membership card with 100 reward points for new pickup truck customers to be used as a discount and accumulate points for Bangchak refueling Hi Diesel B20 at Bangchak service stations from today until the end of 2019.
In the past, Bangchak has developed products that are good for use and help protect the environment. Continuously higher quality than the general standard, such as Euro oil standard development 5 and special grade diesel High Premium Diesel S, including the importance of promoting the use of renewable energy throughout. For B20 diesel cars that various carmakers have contributed to promote the use of By announcing a number of car models that support Therefore inviting car users who can use B20 diesel fuel Help to choose to use such oil. To help Thai farmers And can also help protect the environment.
Mr. Surat Manaratana, Director of the Office of Industrial Policy, Tri Petch Isuzu Sales Co., Ltd., said that over the past 10 years, Isuzu has collaborated with many government agencies in research, development and joint testing of bio-oil. diesel And at the same time committed to develop products of Isuzu, including pickup trucks, trucks and Mu-X multi-purpose vehicles, to be able to support oil with a higher proportion of biodiesel blending. Is H-FAME and now "Isuzu" as the leader in diesel and renewable energy technologies. Biodiesel has adapted every new engine to be released. Then the B20 Both medium and large trucks, including more than 400 models And began to expand into small cars, namely Isuzu D-Max pickup trucks Model Year 2012 - 2019 Total 20 models And multi-purpose car Isuzu Mew X Model Year 2014 - 2019, 12 models, but must prepare each car model Which may change parts if necessary. Isuzu customers can contact and bring the car to the Isuzu Standard Service Center nationwide to check And to be able to use the car at full capacity
Mr. Suparat Sirisuwannangjul Senior Executive Advisor, Toyota Motor Thailand Co., Ltd. said Toyota has developed products that support the use of B20 biodiesel as follows: 1. Hilux Revo and Fortune cars produced since 2015 - currently able to support the use of biodiesel B20. 2. Hilux Vigo and Fortune cars produced from 2011 - 2015, in the case of continuing to add biodiesel B20. And use in the temperature area below 16 degrees Celsius on a regular basis Please seek advice from the Toyota Service Center before using.
At present, the company has reduced the price of all models of the Toyota Hilux Revo to be in line with the new excise tax rate. Which the price has been reduced since April 9, 2019 onwards.
If customers have additional inquiries, please contact the Call Center at 0-2386-2000 or contact the Toyota dealers nationwide. Toyota sincerely hope that The promotion of the use of biodiesel B20 in this time Will be a good solution to the long-term environmental problems And can help generate income for palm farmers continuously as well. Toyota will continue to strive to develop products that are quality and environmentally friendly. So that the automotive industry can live in harmony with society.
At present, there are service stations for sale of B20, number 174, oil service stations from the total of 310 brands selling B20 nationwide.
The Ministry of Energy is preparing to announce the new oil standard B7.
Hi Premium and B10 Diesel next week in order to reduce dust pollution from the use of oil, 7 current standards Both to allow the Nam Mai service station to have a premium B7, B10, and EURO 5 standards for European car users who are not ready to use diesel B20
The Ministry of Energy revealed in the press conference tha the Ministry of Energy has extended the time to sell diesel B20 at a cheaper price than the standard diesel B7, 5 baht / liter, until July this year. The selling price of the B 7 diesel premium water at the announcement requesting the gas station.
The retail price of Hi Pemium Diesel B7 will be 2 baht / liter higher than the normal price of B7, which will make
B20 cheaper than diesel B7, 7 baht / liter.