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Car sales fall on back of price hikes, curbs on non-filers

Car sales fall on back of price hikes, curbs on non-filers

KARACHI: Locally produced vehicle sales, especially cars of small engines, fell in November 2018 as multiple price hikes and restriction on non-filers of tax returns discouraged many buyers.Sales of the low-end vehicle segment, 1,000cc and below, dropped heavily on the back of a deteriorating macroeconomic situation in the country and challenges faced by the auto sector.Sales […]

Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

KARACHI: The Indus Motor Company (IMC), which had recently stopped car bookings, has made a massive increase in prices following the recent round of rupee devaluation.The company has raised prices ranging from Rs50,000 to Rs175,000 for November and December deliveries and Rs100,000 to Rs350,000 for deliveries from January 2019 onwards.Indus Motor announced that it will be observing […]

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

BMW to be first foreign firm to test self-driving car in China

Shanghai has granted BMW a licence for self-driving car testing, setting up the German luxury brand to become the first foreign automaker to test autonomous vehicles on the road in China. As global car giants race for an advantage in the world’s largest car market, the Shanghai Commission of Economy and Information Technology awarded the […]

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from car in Sheikhupura

Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from car in Sheikhupura

Our Desk Security forces recovered a huge quantity of weapons from a car in Kot Pindi Das area of Sheikhupura on Monday. As the Motorway police tired to stop the car, on its way from Islamabad to Lahore, the driver lost control and the car fell into a ditch, the Motorway police said. The secret […]

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

Uber fires back at Google spinoff in self-driving car case

Uber, fires, back, at, Google, spinoff, in, self-driving, car, caseUber, fires, back, at, Google, spinoff, in, self-driving, car, caseAP | APP Uber is scoffing at claims that its expansion into self-driving cars hinges on trade secrets stolen from a Google spinoff, arguing that its ride-hailing service has been working on potentially superior technology. The legal […]

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Taliban car bomb hits army base in eastern Afghanistan

Agencies A suicide car bomb detonated near an army base in the eastern Afghan province of Khost on Friday, killing one soldier and wounding several before the army repelled at attack on the base by four gunmen, the district chief said. The blast, 50 meters from the base, was heard several miles away and damaged […]

Trump’s presidential car is actually a tank-like Beast

Trump’s presidential car is actually a tank-like Beast

US President-elect Donald Trump’s state vehicle – a Cadillac One that is more of a military tank than a car – will be officially unveiled on the Inauguration Day, January 20. Called the Beast, it sucked up $15 million from parent company General Motors to be modified, and is quite befitting for a business tycoon […]

Finance Minister meets leading French car manufacturers

Finance Minister meets leading French car manufacturers

Paris, September 14, 2016: Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister for Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization held meetings with two leading French automobile manufacturers, Renault and Peugeot, in Paris today. He briefed them about the recently announced automobile policy of the Government of Pakistan which has given attractive incentive and concessions for foreign investors. […]