BYD Enters Pakistan’s Passenger Vehicle Market

The world’s leading new energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturer, BYD of China has announced that it will enter the passenger vehicle market in Pakistan in cooperation with local partner Mega Conglomerate Pvt. Ltd. (Mega).

The signing ceremony took place during the BYD Asia Pacific Dealer Conference event, in Xi’an, China, in the presence of Liu Xueliang, General Manager of BYD Asia Pacific Auto Sales Division; Zhang Jie, Vice General Manager of BYD Asia Pacific Auto Sales Division, and Aly Khan, Executive Director of Mega.

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Liu Xueliang, General Manager of BYD Asia Pacific Auto Sales Division, welcomed Mega to the BYD family and said:

“In 2023, BYD’s annual sales of New Energy Vehicle (BEV+PHEV) exceeded 3 million units, underlining its position as the global leader and champion of new energy vehicle sales for the second year in a row. As an important part of BYD’s global vision of cooling the earth by 1 degree, our partnership with Mega in Pakistan exemplifies our shared vision for a cleaner, greener future. Together with Mega, we are poised to introduce innovative new energy vehicle solutions that will not only provide the most accessible green products to the local customers but also accelerate the electrification of Pakistan’s automotive industry.“

Commenting on the occasion, Aly Khan, Executive Director of Mega, stated:

“As one of Pakistan’s largest conglomerates, we are thrilled to embark on this transformative journey with BYD. By combining our strengths and resources, we aim to catalyze the widespread adoption of EVs in Pakistan, driving positive change and ushering in a new era of sustainable mobility. We will move aggressively for EV adoption in the country. With the significant opening of the first three BYD flagship showrooms in Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad in 2024, we aim to provide customers with the opportunity to experience BYD’s world-leading new energy vehicle technology and an unparalleled retail experience where customers will be able to place orders directly. “

BYD is renowned for its pioneering expertise in power battery development and innovation in environmentally friendly technologies for a more sustainable future. With independent R&D, BYD has become the only enterprise in the world that has mastered the core technologies of NEVs, such as batteries, motors, electronic controls, and chips. The inspirational brand now brings a new era of high-tech eco-friendly cars to Pakistan with core technologies including the revolutionary ultra-safe Blade Battery which passed the Mount Everest-nail penetration test, e-Platform 3.0 which is exclusively designed for the next generation of electric vehicles, Cell To Body technology, DM-i Super Hybrid System, etc.

Related: BYD Debuts in Bangladesh with Seal Electric Sedan

Being advocates for sustainable mobility, BYD and MEGA are committed to raising awareness about the benefits of electric vehicles and promoting a culture of environmental consciousness in Pakistan. As the country moves towards a low-carbon future, this partnership sets the stage for a transformative shift towards electric mobility, paving the way for a cleaner, more sustainable transportation ecosystem.

Source: Business Recorder

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