FACTBOX: Strife Set to Dent 'Detroit of the East'

Political unrest is causing Toyota to rethink over $600 million in planned investment in Thailand's auto sector Southeast Asia's largest car market, Thailand is known as the 'Detroit of the East' The country churns out around 2.5 million vehicles each year Ford, GM, Honda and BMW are among the carmakers using Thailand as a production base Honda is investing over $500 million in a Thai plant set to launch in 2015