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New venture to assemble and distribute Hyundai in Pakistan

15 Jun 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Sojitz Corporation with Nishat Mills and its associates (NML), a consortium forming part of major Pakistani conglomerate Nishat Group, and Millat Tractors (MTL), Pakistan’s largest tractor manufacturer, have formed a joint venture to build a new assembly plant and set up a new wholesale and retail network for Hyundai brand vehicles in the country.


Nissan eyes tripled Datsun sales

29 Mar 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Nissan Motor wants to triple sales of its low-cost Datsun vehicles by 2022 as it continues to revive the 87 year old brand it dumped in the mid 1980s but resurrected about five years ago.


Renault and Al-Futtaim team for Pakistan assembly

20 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Groupe Renault and Al-Futtaim have inked definitive agreements for assembly and distribution of the French automaker's vehicles in Pakistan.


PAKISTAN: Volkswagen eyes entry

11 Jun 2015 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen plans to launch its brands in Pakistan, the German Ambassador to Pakistan, Cyrill Nunn, said.


PAKISTAN: Government considers lower tariffs for imported cars

20 May 2015 | Dave Leggett

A Pakistan government panel has reportedly recommended lower tariffs on cars to boost import volumes and net tax revenue, according to Bloomberg.


PAKISTAN: Toyota Boshoku to establish Pakistan JV

9 May 2013 | Dave Leggett

Toyota Boshoku has concluded an agreement to establish a joint venture in Pakistan with Pakistani automotive component maker, Thal, and Toyota Tsusho.


PAKISTAN: Al-Haj FAW Motors opens assembly plant in Karachi

20 Nov 2012 | Graeme Roberts

FAW's joint venture with Al-Haj Motors in Pakistan, Al-Haj FAW Motors, has opened an assembly plant in Karachi.


GERMANY: Fuso truck assembly starting in Pakistan

22 Dec 2010 | just-auto.com editorial team

Daimler affiliate Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (MFTBC) is to start assembly and distribution of trucks in Pakistan with local partner Master Motor Corporation.


PAKISTAN: October sales increase rise bucks yen rise

12 Nov 2010 | just-auto.com editorial team

Data released by the Pakistan Automobile Manufacturers Association shows 11,911 cars were sold compared to the previous month's figures of 10,405 units.


PAKISTAN: Suzuki assembler eyes 12% 2011 hike

28 Oct 2010 | just-auto.com editorial team

Pakistan's Suzuki assembler, which has yet to see any impact on sales after floods, has planned to increase production by 12% in calendar 2011. Pak Suzuki Motor Company, with a market share of over 50%, last week told suppliers its production target was 90,000 vehicles in 2011.



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