Day: November 13, 2021

Car sales in Pakistan surge by 45 per cent year-on-year in October

The car sales in Pakistan posted a growth of 45 per cent year-on-year in October, as 17,413 units were sold this year compared to 11,997 units sold during October last year, revealed the data shared by the Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (Pama).

However, the data shows that the October sales declined by 8.2 per cent month-on-month when compared with the 18,971 units sold in September 2021.

Meanwhile, the car sales in the first four months of FY21-22 (July-October) were recorded at 74,952 units, up by 71 per cent to 43,865 units in the same period last year.

During this period, around 8,619 units of 1300cc and above cars were sold, an increase of 34.46 per cent compared to sales of 6,410 units in the same period last year. This year’s October figure included 2,651 units of Honda Civic and City, 23 units of Suzuki Swift, 3,341 units of Toyota Corolla,

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Ship.Cars, Montway Partner Ahead of Vegas Event

The automotive transport company Ship.Cars has formed a partnership with the logistics brokerage Montway Auto Transport 

The two companies announced the union in a news release Friday (Nov. 12), saying it will give Montway customers extra carrier capacity and new emphasis on visibility and automation following dispatch. 

The announcement comes ahead of Used Car Week 2021 in Las Vegas, one of the largest used car professional conferences. 

“As used car prices surge and the automotive transport industry faces significant supply chain challenges and disruption, Ship.Cars’s goal is to simplify and streamline the entire transport process for all stakeholders with user-friendly technologies, including LoadMate for Shippers, Market Load Board and Carrier Transport Management System (TMS),” the release says. 

The agreement will see Montway and its customers leverage Ship.Cars’ product suite, including PlayMate; Market Load Board, for online booking and instant dispatching; Carrier TMS, for real-time updates for car-hauling partners; and

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