NUR-E 75: Everything You Need To Know About Pakistan’s First Locally Assembled Electric Car
As the world is gradually shifting from fossil-powered cars to electric vehicles, Pakistan has also launched its first locally assembled electric car, the NUR-E 75.
The country’s first indigenous electric vehicle has been designed and developed by the DICE Foundation along with universities and the private sector.
DICE Foundation is a US-based non-profit organisation run by overseas Pakistanis in the US, UK and other countries. NUR-E 75 was launched yesterday in an event at a local hotel in Karachi.
Booking For The Car
Those who are interested in buying the country’s first locally assembled electric car will have to wait for some time. According to reports, NUR-E 75 will be available for booking in late 2024.
Battery and Charger
The battery has been developed at the NED University of Engineering and Technology. Sir Syed University of Engineering has been given the responsibility to develop the chargers. Furthermore, fast charger will also be developed to reduce the charging time.
National College of Arts (NCA) came up with the design of the car and all other component are made in Pakistan.
Distance and Speed
You will be able to drive the car for a maximum of 210 kilometres at a speed of 120 kmph. It takes eight hours to charge the car via a 220V connection.
Plan For the Future
Dice Foundation Chairman Dr Khurshid Qureshi said that the Pakistan’s first locally assembled electric car will be launched under the brand name JAXERI. The company plans to launch sedan and SUVs in the future.
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