EV (electric-vehicle) policy: Now Pakistan will make its very own electric rickshaws and motorbikes!

The country would save a considerable sum of money by converting the current rickshaws and motorbikes to electronic tech.

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 The cabinet committee has recently approved EV (electric-vehicle) policy, and now our very own Pakistani production plants would start making electric rickshaws and motorbikes.

As per the reports, Malik Amin Aslam, advisor to the Prime Minister, told media that we’d be massively benefited as a country from this new initiative. It has been recently making the rounds everywhere that conventional combustion engine cars would be eventually replaced by electric vehicles, it is something that will not just decrease carbon footprint, but it will also save oil export bill worth $2 billion annually.
The new policy of switching to electric vehicles has been approved by the Prime Minister cabinet, which will contribute a lot to the economic zone of Pakistan. In the beginning, rickshaws and motorbikes would be shifted to electronic technology.

30% of the total vehicles of the country would be shifted towards electric mobility:

According to PM Imran Khan, by the year 2030, 30% of the total vehicles of the country would be shifted towards electric mobility. In order to accomplish the plan of switching towards automated technology, the government of Pakistan has decided to set up new manufacturing plants to manufacture electric vehicles in the country.
The country would save a considerable sum of money by converting the current rickshaws and motorbikes to electronic tech. It will also reduce the carbon emissions’ effects; hence, it wouldn’t be wrong to call them environmentally friendly.
Apart from that, we recently got to know that the government has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with a local ride-hailing company merely to introduce a battery-powered system in the country. As per the MoU, the respective company will spend PKR 12 billion in order to expand its bus transport service across the country. New electric buses will be added to its transport system as a promotion in the electronic vehicle culture.
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  • It’s a fantastic initiative taken by the government and will play it’s crucial role in reducing some of the threats of global warming

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