Automobile Manufacturing- A New Business Focus For The Mecom Group
Karakoram Motors (Pvt.) Ltd. is a Group Company of Mecom Group of Companies which comprises of highly diversified industries related with Mechanical Fabrication, Petroleum Sector, Sports and Leisure Activities, a Trading House, Automobile and an Airline. The group started its activity with one company over sixteen years ago and now has to its credit 9 companies.
Karakoram Motors came into existence in 2003 and has emerged over the years as one of the leading automobile assemblers and importers of Chinese automobile in Pakistan. We own one of the oldest automobile assembly plants of Pakistan formerly known as “NAYA DAUR MOTORS” originally Kandawala Industries, renamed as Naya Daur Motors after nationalization of Industries, in early 60’s Kandawala Industries introduced locally assembled Jeep CJ 5, 6 & 7 in Pakistan.
We are the sole distributors in Pakistan for some of the largest and famous automobile brands of China and have successfully introduced many new models of cars, vans, single and double cabin pickups, light trucks in CBU form and have become the first company of the world to assemble 800cc Chinese single cabin Right Hand Drive (RHD) pickup outside China.
After signing a sole distribution and technical collaboration agreement with Chery Automobiles, China, Karakoram Motors introduced 800cc Chery cars in CBU and shall launch the same model in CKD (Locally Assembled) by early 2014 and plans to introduce other models of Chery in the subsequent years, hence Karakoram Motors would also become the first company of Pakistan to start producing RHD Chinese cars.
The company is also planning to introduce the first locally manufactured electric passenger car in Pakistan; we have already acquired the sole-production rights of a Canadian firm DYNASTY and have started manufacturing these vehicles.
In addition to assembling of passenger cars / vans and LCV’s, since 2007 Karakoram Motors is assembling 50cc & 70cc motor bike named “Raftar” after obtaining approval from Engineering Development Board, Ministry of industry.
The vehicle assembly plant has an installed capacity of 5000 vehicles per year in single shift, and is fully equipped with state of the art paint shop with E.D paint system, body shop, assembly lines and complete testing facilities. The aggregate covered area of the industrial facilities is 334,400 SFT.
Karakoram Motors possess large and strong dealership network spreading throughout Pakistan. Our CBU and locally assembled vehicles are easily available at very competitive prices in the entire country with best after sales service.
The Group continues to grow with the same passionate obsession with continued commitment to growth, a pioneering spirit, technological advancement; focus on developing human capital, a progressive outlook continues to propel us into the 21st century.
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