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  • Battery recycling workshops contributing to environmental lead: KU study

    KARACHI: Highlighting high levels of lead concentration in roadside dust and plants and its harmful impact on health and environment, a recent study has described battery recycling workshops as a major contributor to environmental lead and suggested their removal from densely-populated areas...

    Titled Lead concentration in urban dust and leaves of street plants, Karachi, the study was jointly conducted by the Institute of...

  • Uzbek carpet weavers closing down workshops in Karachi

    KARACHI: Putting their weaving tools aside, the Uzbek refugees from Afghanistan have bolted majority of their carpet weaving workshops in Camp Jadeed citing “rising expenses”, and “fear of harassment”, it emerged on Sunday...

    Another reason for the sudden closure of workshops is the lack of registration process for the carpet weaving business itself, specifically the ones done by Uzbeks, which according to them makes them an “easy...

  • Workshops reassembling vehicles imported as scrap sealed

    TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir administration on Friday launched a crackdown on auto-workshops set up at motor bargain centres where vehicles imported in pieces as scrap were being reassembled...

    On getting information about reassembling of scrapped vehicles, assistant commissioner Adenzai Shah Jamil Khan along with officials of Dir Levies and police raided different auto workshops set up at Chakdara, Amirabad, Gaddar and Timergara...

  • Three-day auto show begins in Lahore

    LAHORE: The three-day Pakistan Auto Show 2020 was jointly inaugurated on Friday by Engineering Development Board (EDB) chairman Almas Hyder, FPCCI president Anjum Nisar and LCCI president Irfan Iqbal respectively...

    Organised by the Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (Paapam), the country’s largest auto show — with the theme ‘Make in Pakistan’ — features more than 100 exhibitors comprising local and...

  • Pakistan yet to develop own auto standards

    KARACHI: The auto policymakers are inclined to adopt foreign standards for the local industry instead of evolving the country’s own...

    “There are no standards evolved for the automobiles produced in Pakistan nor there are any labs to check the standards of safety, etc...

  • Global auto players show interest in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The new auto policy has piqued the interest of global car manufacturing companies and negotiations are underway for setting up plants in Pakistan, Board of Investment (BoI) Chairman Dr Miftah Ismail said on Thursday...

    Mr Ismail said the government has made BoI the single entity to deal with the auto industry after the approval of the new auto policy...

  • Pakistan woos Renault and Nissan in push for auto investment

    Pakistan wants to shake up its Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki, whose locally assembled cars are sold at relatively high prices but lag behind imported vehicles in terms of quality and specifications...

    Officials are touting a new auto policy, skewed in favour of new entrants, that includes offering foreign car manufacturers lower duties as an incentive to set up plants in Pakistan or...

  • Suzuki ready to invest $460m in Pakistan if new auto policy revised

    ISLAMABAD: Suzuki plans to invest $460 million into Pakistan if the government provides the right incentives and amends its new auto policy, the company said on Friday...

    Pakistan in March announced a new auto policy that favours potential new entrants over existing manufacturers by offering them lower duties, part of a strategy to attract foreign car makers and loosen the dominance of Suzuki, Toyota and Honda...

  • Pakistan woos Renault-Nissan in push for auto investment

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is wooing foreign car makers like Renault-Nissan with generous import duties, but convincing them to set up factories will be an uphill challenge given fears about the country’s long-term political stability and security...

    Pakistan wants to shake up its Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the grip of Toyota, Honda, and Suzuki, whose locally assembled cars are sold at relatively high prices but lag behind...

  • 135 firms to attend Pakistan Auto Show

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Auto Show 2016 being held from March 4-6 at the Expo Centre in Lahore has received an “overwhelming response” from the leading automobile manufacturers around the world, representing countries like Japan, the United Kingdom, Italy, China, Taiwan and Malaysia, said Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Chairman Mumshad Ali...

    Mashood Ali Khan, PAAPAM’s senior...

  • Can Pakistan become a hub of auto exports?

    A Pakistan-Chinese automotive joint venture, Master Changan Motors (MCM), plans to turn its $136 million complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Karachi into a hub of export for the Chinese right-hand-drive cars to the regional countries...

    Established back in 2017 as a 70:30 joint-venture between Pakistan’s Master Group and China’s Changan Motors, MCM has the capacity to assemble 30,000 units a year...

  • Govt urged to announce auto policy immediately

    KARACHI: Auto parts manufacturers have asked the government to immediately announce the Auto Policy 2015-25 so that the industry may proceed with its investment plans which have been pending after the expiry of the previous policy in June 2012...

    Addressing a press conference on Thursday, Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (Paapam) Vice Chairman Mehmood Alam Sherani stressed the need for setting up...

  • Auto vendors create 150,000 jobs this year

    KARACHI: Around 125,000-150,000 new jobs (direct and indirect) were created by 1,600 auto vending units during the last one year after opening of jobs at local auto assembling plants of cars, light and heavy commercial vehicles and two wheelers...

    Soaring demand of vehicles, excluding tractor industry, has pushed up capacity utilisation in the auto sector, thus requiring additional manpower...

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