VavaCars, one of the country’s leading online car trading platforms, has been awarded the prestigious Consumer Choice Award at a glamorous ceremony held in Marriott Hotel, Karachi. The event was held on 11th September and was attended by members of the Federal as well as Provincial governments, businessmen, senior executives from leading corporations and a host of other prominent individuals from their respective fields. The Consumer Choice Awards is the largest network of consumer rights in Pakistan. For the past 15 years, the platform supported by Consumers Association of Pakistan has... Read More.
In essence of highlighting the significance of road safety, Careem has collaborated with the Sindh Police and Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Islamabad to build on its yearly initiative of distributing helmets to motorcyclists. The activity was conducted in two cities, Karachi and Islamabad initially and is expected to be carried out in various other cities in the next phase. The initiative is aimed at bringing awareness regarding the importance of safety as well as ensuring the best practices are followed amongst motorcyclists. According to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, there... Read More.
Hyundai Nishat Motor Private Limited has officially revealed its 4th CKD model Hyundai Sonata in Pakistan. Hyundai Sonata is the 8th Generation Luxury Sedan and HNMPL is proud to bring a product for the first time in the D-Sedan Segment thereby providing Sonata a first mover advantage in this category for Pakistani consumers. It is pertinent to mention, 8th Generation is latest generation of Hyundai Sonata as available worldwide. Hyundai Sonata will be offeredin two different variants including a 2.5L Smart Stream MPiengine at Ex-factory price of Rs. 7,099,999 /-... Read More.
Indus Motor Company (IMC) announced the launch of its facelifted Toyota Hilux Revo 2021. With more robust features, off-road driving capabilities and modern design, the new Revo V, Revo G AT and Revo G MT variants will be hitting the market with a price tag ranging between Rs 6.54 million and Rs 7.49 million. The Company’s Chief Executive, Ali Asghar Jamali said, “Over the years, 4×4 pickup trucks in Pakistan, have garnered popularity and the Revo clearly takes the lead, preferred by both male and female drivers alike, whether... Read More.
CarFirst, Pakistan’s most trusted used car trading platform, announced the revamp of their iconic incentive program, the Dost Program. The company initially launched its Dost Program back in November 2019, as an incentive program open to everyone who wishes to monetize helping their friends or family sell their cars to CarFirst. The revamp of this program includes an increased cashback for the Dost’s referral and an uncapped limit, a move welcomed by all as we gradually return to normality. Anyone can become a CarFirst Dost by registering online for free,... Read More.
Life has slowed down, but people still need to sell their cars or buy used ones. Recognizing this necessity and supporting customers’ efforts to maintain social distancing, VavaCars has once again set out to completely revolutionize the car selling process by offering their services at people’s doorsteps via their new, ground-breaking mobile purchasing units. Reopening its existing purchase centers, with rigorous safety and hygiene protocols in place, VavaCars has also launched its third purchase center in Nazimabad, Karachi. Located near main food street that connects North Nazimabad and Federal... Read More.
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Uber, the global ride-hailing giant that seamlessly connects drivers to riders, has announced the launch of Uber Delivery in Lahore and Islamabad. With the current preventative measures being taken in different cities of Pakistan due to the COVID-19 threat, there is a dire need for services for basic groceries, medicines, and necessity items for the citizens observing social distancing at their homes. Uber Delivery has made it possible for Uber partner-drivers to take delivery orders of a certain cash value, which in addition to... Read More.
Uber On Friday confirmed the official close of the previously announced acquisition of Careem for $3.1 billion. Careem Networks FZ-LLC has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber, preserving its brand. Careem co-founder and CEO Mudassir Sheikha will continue to lead the Careem business, which will report to a board made up of three representatives from Uber and two representatives from Careem. Careem and Uber will operate their respective regional services and independent brands. With the closing of the deal, Uber has acquired Careem’s mobility, delivery, and payments businesses across the... Read More.
Shell Pakistan Limited (Shell Pakistan) is collaborating with Pakistan’s highly trusted automobile website, PakWheels.com (PakWheels) to launch an exclusive portal. PakWheels is a website that provides information regarding vehicles; and has over the years won the trust of their visitors and established a good readership. Through this alliance , Shell Pakistan and PakWheels will provide a holistic gateway offering authentic and relevant information regarding Shell’s consumer lubricants. Shell offers a wide range of consumer and industrial lubricants and has collaborated with PakWheels to engage its visitor base of over... Read More.
When the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Yang Amat Berhormat Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad visited Pakistan for the country’s Resolution Day Celebrations in March this year, he gifted the Prime Minister of Pakistan, His Excellency Mr Imran Khan, a unit of the Proton X70 during a ceremonial plaque signing ceremony. Today, Malaysian car manufacturer PROTON delivered a Proton X70 to the government of Pakistan. Representing Malaysia at the handover ceremony were His Excellency Mr Ikram Mohammad Ibrahim, Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan, as well as En. Khalid Yusof, Director of... Read More.
Uber, the global ride-hailing giant connecting riders to drivers, has partnered with the Technical Education & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) to support the Government of Punjab’s objective of creating economic opportunities. Their goal is to use demand-driven, standardized, dynamic, and integrated technical education and vocational training services to create a productive workforce. Speaking at TEVTA’s Certificate and Driving License Distribution Ceremony, Saad Naveed Pall, GM Uber, said, “Uber seeks to empower individuals to benefit from the opportunities the digital economy has to offer.” He further added, “We are hopeful... Read More.
JazzCash, Pakistan’s fastest growing digital financial service provider, and Bookme, a leading e-ticketing platform for transport and entertainment, have launched Bus Ticketing services to JazzCash customers across Pakistan. This service allows travelers to log on to their JazzCash app and complete end-to-end bus ticket booking for their journey. Users can use their mobile account balance to pay for the ticket and with real-time integration; they will be issued a ticket instantly, without the need to stand in queues. Mariam Hussain Randhawa, Head of Consumer Productsat Jaz Cash, commented... Read More.
KIA Lucky Motors has launched the much-awaited, Pakistan’s first all-wheel 2000 CC SUV. KIA Sportage is Pakistan’s first All-Wheel Drive car with 100,000 km or 4 years warranty. KIA Sportage comes in two models- top of the line being an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) version, which is a first of its kind in Pakistan among locally manufactured vehicles. We promised that we will introduce high-tech specifications and innovation and we have started setting the benchmark for the industry already, said confident looking CEO of Kia Lucky Motors, Asif Rizvi while... Read More.
Uber, the global ride-hailing giant connecting riders to drivers, has announced the launch of UberPITCH 2019, a nationwide competition aimed at enabling budding entrepreneurs. The contest gives tech startups a platform to pitch their ideas to some of Pakistan’s most prominent tech giants. The announcement was made at a networking event attended by thought leaders and entrepreneurs committed to boosting tech innovation in Pakistan. The UberPITCH contest, powered by Ignite in collaboration with the National Incubation Centers (NICs), is aimed at giving young entrepreneurs an opportunity to be guided... Read More.
As part of its continued commitment to safety, Uber has made significant steps to improve safety in recent years by making it a top priority and putting it at the heart of everything the company does. Uber is rolling out Check Your Ride in-app reminders and push notifications to all riders across the region where it operates, just as it did in the United States in April. Over the past few years, Uber introduced a number of safety products so that when you get inside your ride you can... Read More.
Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC) has announced the launch date of its new car, Alto 660, the replacement of Mehran, as June 15, 2019 amid sharp economic slowdown in the country. The Japanese automaker made the announcement through its official Facebook page. “No doubt, it’s a tough time as economic conditions are deteriorating day by day,” said auto industry analyst Faizul Sultan. “We are not certain where the rupee will find its floor. In this situation, the pricing of the new model will be a challenge for Suzuki,” he... Read More.
Pak Suzuki Motors has started local production of 660cc Alto after the discontinuation of its top-selling Mehran 800cc for its consumers, according to Local Blog. It reported last year that the company is looking to launch Suzuki Alto next year and it is now confirmed with the leak of new pictures. It has been rumored that company has already manufactured 25 units for the testing purposes. Both automatic and manual transmission of this new hatchback will be available with 660cc engine. Three variants are rumored to... Read More.
Uber is set to buy its Middle Eastern rival Careem for $3.1 billion, financial news agency Bloomberg reported Sunday. The deal, expected to be announced Tuesday, will see Uber pay $1.4 billion in cash and the rest in notes convertible to Uber shares, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. It comes as Uber prepares for its initial public offering — expected next month — which could, according to some estimates, see the rideshare giant’s value increase to $100 billion. Dubai-based Careem boast more... Read More.
Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMC) launched the much-anticipated 150cc Suzuki Gixxer ‘Street Sport Bike’ — designed on Japanese standards — during an event held recently at a local hotel. Pak Suzuki Managing Director Masafumi Harano, Marketing and Sales Functional Head Aamir Shaffi and Staff General Manager Fumihiro Sakurai were present on the occasion. The event began with the official kick-off of “MySuzukiMyStory” season 2, the award-winning digital campaign of Pak Suzuki. The campaign gave the PSMC customers an opportunity to share their personal stories and experiences... Read More.
SINOTRUK one of the leading Chinese state-owned heavy-duty truck company unveiled its new models of green energy and next generation trucks with enhancement to well-established heavy-duty truck at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club on 20th March 2019. SINOTRUK has developed eminent position in market network through quality and advanced truck technology in the world. In 2013 SINOTRUK stepped in Pakistan market by joining hands with a local partner Dysin Automobiles Limited: the sole distributor of SINOTRUK. DYSIN has nation-wide presence of well-established 3 S dealer and more than... Read More.