IMC to Showcase Made in Pakistan and Hybrids at Auto Parts Show – Latest News – The Nation

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CARACHI PR – At Pakistan Auto Parts Show ’22, Indus Motor Company, manufacturer of Toyota vehicles in Pakistan, will showcase and highlight the levels of localization achieved by the company.

Organized by the Pakistan Automobile Parts and Accessories Manufacturers Association, the country’s largest automotive industry exhibition will be held at the Lahore International Exhibition Center from July 29-31. IMC is the torchbearer of the Make in Pakistan philosophy. With the purchase of localized parts worth more than Rs. 270 million per day and more than 30 technical assistance programs aimed at technology transfer, IMC has led the journey of developing the local engineering base.

It should be added here that Toyota is a pioneer of modern HEV technology and in another milestone achievement the company has announced a $100 million investment for local production of hybrids. The locally made Corolla Cross will be launched by next year in 2023. On display, a special display and test drive of the Corolla Cross will be the highlight of the show to showcase the same.

Hybrids are the future of the Pakistani automotive industry as they not only have the ability to reduce fuel consumption by 50% but will also help reduce the carbon footprint significantly. Local production of hybrids will also open doors for technology transfer, increased GDP, job creation and exports. There’s a 90% chance that what you see and touch in the Corolla and Yaris is made locally, showing the company’s commitment to Pakistan’s economic development.

It is pertinent to mention here that PAPS is one of the largest exhibitions in the country and Indus Motor Company is the diamond sponsor of the exhibition. The exhibition will highlight local engineering strength, including metal and its processing, CNC and special-purpose machinery, aluminum casting, finishing, heat treatments, surface treatment in processing metals, metal forming, sheet metal stamping, forging and foundry, plastics, rubbers and composites processing, glass and other materials, and electronics.

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