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  • Sazgar to spend Rs1.7bn on car plant

    KARACHI: Sazgar Engi­nee­ring Works said on Wednesday it will spend Rs1...

    The project will have a production capacity of 24,000 units per annum and be completed in June 2019, it said in a stock notice to the Pakistan Stock Exchange...

  • 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...

  • Boy wounded in rickshaw ‘cylinder’ blast

    KARACHI: A boy was wounded when an explosion occurred in a parked rickshaw near Sohrab Goth on Friday noon, the Federal B Industrial Area police said...

    They added that owner of the rickshaw Jamal Moosa parked his vehicle outside his home in Gabol Goth near Shah Market and went in...

  • Lahore's rickshaw drivers challenge Uber, Careem with new app

    After facing a tough competition from the recently introduced online ride-hailing services, rickshaw drivers in Lahore adopted a self-help approach and eventually embraced the technology to strengthen their businesses...

    A representative body of the rickshaw drivers, Awami Rickshaw Union, has launched an online service to ensure that they do not lose their share in the local transportation sector...

  • Consumer court orders rickshaw company to refund price

    LAHORE: A consumer court on Monday ordered a private engineering company to return the price of an auto-rickshaw to a citizen who had sued the company for selling a defective four-stroke rickshaw to him...

    Petitioner Muhammad Khadim of Sanda had filed the petition, stating he purchased an auto-rickshaw from Meezan Metoline Engineering Company and paid Rs167,000 to its sales executive...

  • Rickshaw ride costs Bangladesh skipper Mortaza

    DHAKA: Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza's preparations for the One-Day International series against India have been disrupted by hand injuries sustained while riding to training in a cycle rickshaw...

    The injury-prone paceman was travelling to the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday morning when a bus shunted the rickshaw from behind, the Daily Star newspaper reported...

  • Three burnt alive in rickshaw fire

    KASUR: Three people were burnt alive and six others suffered serious burn injuries on Tuesday when the motorcycle-rickshaw they were riding caught fire after a head-on collision with a motorcycle near Darbar Baba Ilam Din on Allahabad-Chunian Road in Chunian...

    Chunian City Station House Officer Muzaffar Akram said the driver of the motorcycle-rickshaw tried to avoid a snake crawling on the road...

  • Rickshaw drivers, traders clash in Karim Market

    LAHORE: Iqbal Town’s Karim Market turned into a battlefield on Thursday when shopkeepers and rickshaw drivers clashed over parking, fee and other related problems...

    Dozens of rickshaw drivers blocked the road, linking Wahdat Road, and market’s parking area in protest at, what they said, their harassment by traders’ union to charge them parking fee...

  • Rickshaw drivers protest high token fee

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Rickshaw drivers observed a complete strike at Kamalia on Tuesday over alleged collection of Rs2,500 token fee per rickshaw by the Excise and Taxation department...

    Rickshaw drivers union office-bearers announced if the forced collection of token fee as lump sum did not stop, they would continue their protest daily...

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