Tag: Auto

Auto industry has enormous capability: Jamali

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Automobile manufacturing is Mother of all industries’; it is one of the most notable industry of the country, this was stated by Ali Asghar Jamali, Chief Operating Officer of Indus Motor Company (IMC). Auto industry generates huge revenues for government and provides more than 3 million employment opportunities for individuals. It is an integrated long value chain that associated with several allied industries through broad localization. Pakistan is manufacturing…Read More

Scrape of regulatory duty on auto parts demanded

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Association of Auto Parts Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Chairman M Siddique Misri has criticised the imposition of regulatory duty on auto parts manufacturers and termed it totally unfair and unjustified. In a statement, he said they are not only manufacturers, but these items are also being imported by them as raw materials. The Ministry of Finance has imposed 12.5 per cent regulatory duty on the import of tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron, tubes…Read More

Pakistan Auto Industry Bloggers Meet

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article image Staff Report ISD: PakWheels organized a meeting to discuss Pakistan’s auto industry failure to localise its products in over 25 years. The meeting was held in order to raise voice about people’s auto concerns. In the meeting blogger community highlights that they want that industry should improve its price versus quality proportion and influence the upcoming auto policy, which will benefit the end consumers rather than the corporate giants. The Commerce Ministry assured that…Read More

Chinese firm ready to strengthen Pak auto sector

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STAFF REPORT KHI: A leading Chinese group, Zotye Holding Group, has expressed its interest in having a joint venture with Pakistani firm Raja Group of Industries to make Pakistan the manufacturing base for export of Zotye vehicles to South East Asian markets. This Chinese group is a modern automobile enterprise taking the RandD and manufacturing of vehicle, new energy vehicle and key auto parts like engine, auto mould, transmission as its core business. In recent years, Zotyes every…Read More

Glow, PakWheels auto show pulls large crowd

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Glow by Warid, Pakistan’s premier youth brand along with PakWheel’s orchestrated the 2014 Lahore Auto Show, which has recently been held in Lahore. A huge crowd of families, youth and auto enthusiasts rushed to the Liberty Market for the auto show. The event showcased hundreds of attractive cars and bikes with the blend of past and latest models of auto vehicles. Purpose of the extravaganza to nurture the automotive industry in Pakistan, through a flashy…Read More

Solar auto rickshaw developed

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: As part of the initiatives being taken by the government to overcome the energy crisis in Pakistan, the government introduce solar auto rickshaw which will reduce dependence on costly fuel.The Senate has recently been informed that "Solar Auto Rickshaw" technology has successfully been developed indigenously to help overcome the acute shortage of energy and rising costs of fuel.During the session, Minister for Science and Technology told the House in a written reply…Read More

BP Auto industry appreciates hybrid cars decision

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The business community welcomed the government’s decision to exempt hybrid cars from taxes, saying it would lead to a trimmed oil import bill besides promoting pollution-free environment in the country."Not only will the decision reduce Pakistan’s oil import bill, but will also be a positive step towards improving the environment," remarked a senior official of a leading car manufacturing company while on Monday.He said import of hybrid cars would also help…Read More

Solar auto rickshaw tech being mulled an option

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The "Solar Auto Rickshaw" technology has successfully been developed indigenously to help overcome the acute shortage of energy and rising costs of fuel in the country."United Services International Group (USIG) of Lahore and Pakistan Institute of Technology for Minerals and Advance Engineering Materials Lahore have developed the solar auto rickshaw technology through collaborative research," said Minister for Science and Technology Mir Changez Khan Jamali…Read More