First ever Pakistan Assembled electric cars to rollout soon

First ever Pakistan Assembled electric cars to rollout soon

The Government of Pakistan is in pursuit of the normalization of Electric Vehicles (EV) in the local market, and MG seems to be ready for it.

Javed Afridi, a key stakeholder of MG, recently told Khaleej Times link, that the automaker is set to introduce a dedicated lineup of Pakistan-assembled EVs to the market very soon. MG ZS EV

He stated that the first locally assembled EV will be the MG ZS EV. Although the Pakistani market has its petrol-powered version as a CBU, the EV version will be assembled alongside it at the local facility in Lahore. ------------------------------

Afridi added that the MG HS plugin-hybrid will be added to its lineup in Pakistan and that both these vehicles will set the stage for a massive paradigm shift in the market that will allow MG to become a pioneering car maker in Pakistan’s transition to EVs.

The MG ZS EV is an all-electric compact SUV with a petrol-powered version that is already being sold in Pakistan. The EV variant will reportedly have a 44.5 kWh battery that powers a front-mounted electric motor capable of generating 105 kW (140 hp) and 350 Nm of torque.