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  • Ghosts of 2013 still haunt PML-N ahead of Islamabad LG polls

    ISLAMABAD: The confusion plaguing the government and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding the local government elections in the capital appears to have spread to the ruling PML-N as well, whose campaign for the upcoming polls hasn’t gotten off to an auspicious start...

    Since losing the NA-48 seat in the federal capital, the PML-N has not yet recovered from the internal divisions within its local cadres that cost it the...

  • Honda to invest $100m to raise output

    KARACHI: Atlas Honda Limited (AHL), a joint venture of Atlas Group and Honda Motor Company, will invest $100 million for expansion of its motorcycle operations in Pakistan...

    Out of total investment, around 50 million will be invested directly by Atlas Honda followed by $30 million by Atlas Honda’s associated companies and a further $20 million by the company’s parts suppliers to expand their own respective facilities...

  • Honda bikes selling on black market in Karachi

    KARACHI: Buyers of Honda bike models 70cc and 125cc are being asked for premiums by certain authorised dealers of Karachi for the last two and a half years despite record production by Atlas Honda Limited (AHL)...

    Some authorised showroom owners of Honda at Akbar Road have these bikes on display but are refusing buyers to sell these for cash on spot and are taking at least 15-30 days in delivery to the prospective buyers after...

  • Shell, Total, PSO fuel harms engines: Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) said on Thursday it would investigate a complaint that fuel suppliers including local units of Shell and Total as well as Pakistan State Oil (PSO) had added manganese to their gasoline...

    Honda Motor Co’s Pakistan subsidiary, Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd, filed the complaint, saying the additive appeared to be damaging engines in its vehicles...

  • Honda complaint fuels confusion

    KARACHI: Auto assemblers and oil industry executives expressed confusion over the complaint filed by Honda Atlas that petrol in Pakistan carries higher-than-recommended levels of manganese additive, which is damaging its engines...

    5L Turbo Civic, blaming ‘low-quality petrol’Honda engines are Euro IV class, meaning their fuel requirements are more refined...

  • Oil companies threaten to move against Honda

    ISLAMABAD: The Oil Compa­nies Advisory Council (OCAC) — a representative body of around a dozen oil marketing companies (OMCs) and refineries — threatened Honda Pakistan on Wednes­day to withdraw its complaint about the alleged sale of low-quality fuel in the market or face legal action...

    But OCAC’s difficulties appeared to have been compounded by question marks raised from within its ranks when one of its key members – Hascol...

  • Availability issues in new Honda bike

    KARACHI: The newly launched Honda CB150F bike is not available in the showrooms of the authorised dealers in Karachi...

    A dealer told Dawn on Tuesday said Atlas Honda Limited (AHL) was not supplying the new bike as per the demand despite its launch in the first week of this month...

  • Civic’s new model earns Honda Rs5bn before launch

    KARACHI: As many as 5,000 prospective buyers have booked Honda Civic’s tenth generation model by depositing Rs1 million each for the vehicle, translating into five billion rupees for the company so far from bookings alone...

    “Out of the total bookings, 80 per cent new Civic orders are from buyers in Punjab and northern areas,” CEO Honda Quaideen and Honda Drive In off Rashid Minhas Road, Shabbir Alibhai said while talking to Dawn... ...

  • Honda raises prices

    KARACHI: Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Ltd on Tuesday raised the price of City by Rs15,000 and Civic by Rs18,000 with immediate effect following a 1 per cent increase in additional duty on imports...

  • Honda cars, bikes record high sales

    Bike-maker Atlas Honda sold 76,309 units in August alone while car-maker Honda Atlas has so far booked orders for over 18,000 new Civics since its launch in June 2016...

    “After the pre-launch on June 6, there have been approximately 18,500 orders for the new Honda Civic,” Honda Drive-In and Honda Quaideen CEO Shabir Alibhai said...

  • Honda bike sales continue to rise

    KARACHI: Atlas Honda Ltd’s bike sales rose 4...

    However, despite increase in production, Honda CG-125 is either available at a premium or customers need to book the model and get the delivery in 30 to 45 days...

  • Is the new Honda Accord worth the Rs11 million price tag?

    Last week Honda Atlas unveiled a new mid-cycle makeover of the Accord, in what is their second car launch in five months...

    While it has become a norm to attribute every car launch to the Auto Development Policy 2016-21, the Accord is one of the many in the list of cars that do not bear fruit from it...

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