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Automotive Sector

The automotive sector of Pakistan comprises the following three major segments: 1.    Cars, LCV’s, buses & trucks, special purpose vehicles 2.    Auto parts & accessories 3.    Motorcycle & auto rickshaw Overview: The industry assemble and produces almost all kinds of vehicles including cars, LCV’s, buses, trucks, tractors, prime-movers & special purpose vehicles. The country requirements are mostly met through local production except for imports of certain categories of cars, trucks & prime-movers. Almost all cars, buses and trucks are being assembled under technical franchise agreements with foreign principals. There are five (5) car manufacturers producing 800, 1000, 1300, 1600 and 2000 cc cars, six (6) bus, eight (8) truck & prime mover, seven (7) tractor and six (6) LCV’s manufacturer in the sector.   Products: Cars, LCV’s, Buses & Mini Buses (AC & Non AC), Heavy, Medium and Light Duty Trucks and Chassis, Heavy & Medium Prime Movers, Special Purpose Vehicles, Air Spoilers, Semi Trailers, Fuel Tankers, Bowsers, Aviation Fuelers / Refuelers

Auto Parts and Accessories: Cast and Machined Parts, Forged and Machined Parts, Plastic and Rubber Parts and Body Parts

Motorcycles (70 cc - 125 cc) and Auto Rickshaws  Exports and Potential:   The sector is exporting buses, trucks, bowsers, cars, LCVs, aviation fuelers/refuelers, fire fighting vehicles and semi-trailers to many countries.The industry has the potential to increase exports manifold with effective and focused marketing and undertaking market studies in potential countries.   Thrust Products and Markets: Existing export markets include Bangladesh, Afghanistan, UAE, Kenya, Sudan and Sri Lanka