BANGKOK, Sept 19 (Reuters) -
* Thai domestic car sales in August jumped 27.7 percent from a year earlier to 86,780 units, after a 25.7 percent increase in July, the Federation of Thai Industries said on Wednesday.
* Sales were lifted by stronger economic growth and higher state and private investment as well as farm prices.
* Auto exports in August fell 0.38 percent from a year earlier, after July’s 0.15 percent increase.
* Thailand is a regional vehicle production and export base for the world’s top automobile manufacturers. (Reporting by Aukkarapon Niyomyat Writing by Orathai Sriring Editing by Sunil Nair)