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Future of Electric Vehicles in Pakistan Science Ministry gives wake-up call to auto players

In a country where decades-old models still rule the roads and the relevant ministries and the assemblers lack any vision – the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) has given a wake-up call to the assemblers and their vendors to take initiative for “engineering foresight.” The Science Ministry has asked the auto stakeholders to gear

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Toyota and Mazda to create new electric car company together

TOYOTA is to join forces with Mazda in a pursuit to develop electric car technologies together Toyota is joining forces with Mazda to create a new company which will develop electric cars. The two manufacturers are pairing with Denso Corporation to develop structural technologies for electric cars. Engineers from each of the companies will join together to

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Locally Assembled FAW V2 – A Powerful Hatchback with Advanced Safety Features

The Al-Haj FAW Group has launched Pakistan’s first locally assembled Chinese car, FAW V2. This smart hatchback was first introduced in Pakistan in January 2015andsince then the Al-Haj FAW Group only imported the CBUs (Completely Built Units)from China and sold them in Pakistan. However, FAW V2 will now be assembledin Pakistan and the announcement for

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Vehicle registration in the six territories doesn’t match each other

In four provinces, different rules for motorcycle registration and vehicle registration exist in federal territories, Islamabad and Azad Jammu Kashmir. Punjab excels with other provinces where vehicle registration system is operated under the most advanced system. The authorized dealers of vehicles are authorized to register vehicles or bikes at the time of sale. The dealers

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Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid To Have 50 To 55 KM Of Range

  Cars with plugs have been on sale since December 2010, and a second generation will start arriving next year. But while long-range battery-electric cars–the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and an all-new 2017 Nissan Leaf–grab attention, another vehicle on the way could be equally important. That’s the second generation of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid.  

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SUZUKI Wagon R debuts in Pakistan

At a time when Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL) unveiled locally assembled Wagon R in the third week of April 2014 in Lahore, the government, as per media reports in first week of May, has reportedly decided to cut customs duty on import of up to three-year-old automobiles of various engine capacity under various

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