Government has approved the increase in petroleum prices as recommended by OGRA. After an increase of Rs 4.26, petrol will now cost Rs 112.68.
Ghandhara will begin selling Datsun cars in Pakistan by July 2020. While Nissan have indicated to launch the next generation Datsun models in international markets by 2021.
Nokia has signed a strategic MoU with FAW, the Chinese state-owned automaker to carry out joint research in smart connected cars, industrial IoT (IIoT), smart manufacturing and digital transformation.
Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has introduced two zero emission buses developed by its new energy commercial vehicle subsidiary– Yuan Cheng. The two zero-emission buses are the F12 hydrogen fuel cell bus and C11 pure electric bus.
Government has rejected the proposal for commercial import of used cars in Pakistan. The Ministry of Industries and Production had given this suggestion to the Commerce Division and Federal Board of Revenue which are formulating import and re-export of used vehicle policy 2019-29.
Regal Automobiles is all set to launch Prince Pearl hatchback in Pakistan with a revamped interior by September 2019. The company will begin accepting bookings from July 2019.
Global NCAP has awarded the second generation Honda Amaze subcompact sedan with 4-star crash test rating. While the first gen model was manufactured in India as well as Thailand, this generation of Amaze that made its debut last year is currently being manufactured exclusively in India and is being exported to the African markets.
Maruti Suzuki has recently confirmed that it will be ready to launch its first electric car in India- the Wagon R Electric by next year.
Guangzhou-Toyota has launched the 12th gen Levin in China, that made its global debut at the Guangzhou Auto Show in November 2018. The Levin is visually different than the Corolla sold by FAW-Toyota venture in China.
Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (PAAPAM) has requested Prime Minister Imran Khan to save the local auto parts manufacturing industry by not accepting any proposal for the import of used cars.