Survey by Qualaroo

Pakistani-American father and son duo crashes while attempting world record run

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM by
Pakistani-American father and son duo crashes while attempting world record run

It seems that this year is the worst for the aviation industry, and just as we sat down to type this tragedy, it was being reported in the news that an Air Algerie aircraft carrying 116 people on-board has gone out of contact.
Let’s talk about the enthusiastic father and son…

Read more ›

Venezuela’s auto industry drops production down by 80 percent

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 3:04 PM by
Venezuela’s auto industry drops production down by 80 percent

Normally, we don’t cover such news item but Venezuela a well-known car crazed country, which never imagined a decline of such a magnitude in their auto industry, but neither did the rest of the world. Many giant global auto makers have cut down their production by more than 80% in…

Read more ›

Women being harassed on Qingqis

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 3:34 PM by
Women being harassed on Qingqis

We’ve all heard that public transport is a NO-GO area for women in Pakistan. Fortunately, I have my own car so my experience of traveling in public transport was very limited but I did not witness any harassment of women while traveling but it does takes place, as RTA’s women…

Read more ›

China emphasizes on energy vehicles

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 2:43 PM by
China emphasizes on energy vehicles

China’s smog is a massive problem for the the government which offering more official support on electric cars just so it can impact and reduce the smog around and in major cities. The state council on Monday issued a guideline to promote new energy vehicles, urging for construction of charging…

Read more ›

Car imports fell by 51 percent in the fiscal year 2013-14

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 5:06 PM by
Car imports fell by 51 percent in the fiscal year 2013-14

Imported cars are showing up on Pakistani roads in better numbers, leading us to almost believe that Pakistanis have forfeited the resale culture and now seek value for their hard earned money. But statistics reveal otherwise. In the fiscal year of 2013-14, import of cars have fallen immensely by 51%…

Read more ›

Highway Toll Plazas will be computerized

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 2:22 PM by
Highway Toll Plazas will be computerized

Computerization is synonymous to technological advancement in Pakistan, a county which is strife with corruption and a digital system would only do its best in bringing down, and yet, that is the reason why we’re slow to move from typewriters and ‘parchi’ system to computers. National Highway Authority (NHA), though…

Read more ›

Nissan aim to introduce self driving cars by 2016

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 1:58 PM by
Nissan aim to introduce self driving cars by 2016

Parking in a tight spot and driving on crowded roads can be frustrating but what if your Nissan in the distant future did all the work for you? Not your Pakistani Sunny of course.
The Japanese car maker Nissan is rushing on adrenaline to introduce vehicles that can park themselves and…

Read more ›

2015 Toyota Corolla getting ready for display

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 2:03 PM by
2015 Toyota Corolla getting ready for display

I went  for routine maintenance of my 2012 Toyota Corolla at Toyota Dealership Lahore on 16th of July 2014. There, I noticed the that 11th Gen Toyota Corolla was getting a car wash and full detailing at their service station for the the launch on showroom on 22nd of July…

Read more ›

Sirius-ly FAW’d: Test driving the 1.5 liter FAW Sirius Grand

Posted on July 21, 2014 at 1:20 PM by
Sirius-ly FAW’d: Test driving the 1.5 liter FAW Sirius Grand

We first wrote the review of Sirius S80 back last year, the 1.3L XUV from Al-Haj FAW Motors Pakistan (AHFM) – a joint venture between FAW Group, China and Al-Haj Group, Pakistan.
After the success of Sirius S80 1.3L, AHFM has launched Sirius S80 Grand earlier this month. It’s the 1.5L variant…

Read more ›

The Karachi Auto Show is coming!

Posted on July 18, 2014 at 5:35 PM by
The Karachi Auto Show is coming!

PakWheels, the last bastion of automotive lust in Pakistan is also the country’s largest automotive fraternity which goes on all cities around the country all year to organize a festival of speed, leather, torque, horsepower, technology, beauty, it is a celebration of everything automotive. The time of the year is…

Read more ›