China plans electric cars in Pakistan


HEFEI (China): JAC Motor, a Chinese state-owned automobile and commercial manufacturer based in Anhui province, is planning to introduce electric vehicles particular cars, its Deputy Chief Economic Manager David Zhang said.
Talking to APP, he said, “We are planning to introduce new energy vehicles particularly electric cars in the Pakistani market under a long term development programme in the future.” Expressing confidence into the current economic situation in Pakistan, he said Pakistan’s economy is now gearing up and there is more improvement in development of infrastructure.
He said the management of the company is thinking and aiming at the opportunity to expand its production line in Pakistan.
He pointed out that the cost of the electric cars has also decreased a lot and it has become an economically viable for the middle class, adding, “With more improvement in the economy and fundamental structure ready, we will have an opportunity to take our electric car into Pakistani market.” David Zhang informed that his company is already exporting its products especially the light and mini trucks to Pakistan and it has also set up a factory to manufacture these trucks locally.