Electric bikes gain popularity

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500% savings per km, no maintenance drive the surge in sales KARACHI: Out of a total of 18 Electric Vehicle (EV) motorbike brands, ten have been gaining more popularity compared to fuel-driven bikes in the market. Another eight brands are expected to emerge in March, according to experts and analysts. “Ten branded companies have started selling EV motorbikes, while another…

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U-turn on electric car tariffs as EU, UK extend trade rules

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LONDON: British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday hailed a deal with the European Union to delay post-Brexit tariffs on electric vehicle sales that were due to kick in from January. It comes after the European Commission agreed earlier this month that it would back a one-off postponement until the end of 2026 of the planned 10 per cent tariffs,…

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Chinese firm to establish electric vehicle plant in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: A Chin­ese electric car manufacturing company has announced establishing an electric vehicle (EV) plant in Pakistan and chain of showrooms in major cities of the country. This announcement was made by a delegation of XinjianJingyi Cheng Group, led by its assistant chairman GU Xongquan, during a meeting with FPCCI Vice President Amin Ullah Baig here on Thursday. Mr Baig,…

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