A China-based Pakistani firm to make natural gas powered buses in Karachi

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

A Pakistani company which is established in China have shown a deep interest in manufacturing CNG Buses in Karachi to overcome the need of public transportation with economy. Their Intial plan is to start with an investment of 5 Million Dollars. A Meeting was held with Sindh Transport Minister by 3 member delegation of Commerce and Sourcing House (CASH) and China’s King Long United Automobile Industry comprising president CASH, Jamshedullah, project manager King Long’s, Andrew Chen and manager Chang Hua.

In meeting, they discuss about the buses,they will come with a capacity to carry 30 standing and 45 seat passengers. It is also further stated that Commerce and Sourcing House will provide the investment of $5 million, while King Long United Automobiles Industry will provide technology.

According to the sources, The delegation informed that two buses will be initially deployed in Karachi in the year 2009. The buses will be manufactured specially according to the weather conditions of Karachi and will have a 10 year life.

Well so now we have to see that these cng buses can fill the high demand of public transportation in the biggest city of Pakistan, Karachi