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First EV showroom launched

By Our Correspondent
November 09, 2023
This image shows the launching of Pakistans first Electric Vehicle showroom in Islamabad on November 8, 2023. — Facebook/THE CENTAURUS LIGHT YEARS AHEAD
This image shows the launching of Pakistan's first Electric Vehicle showroom in Islamabad on November 8, 2023. — Facebook/THE CENTAURUS "LIGHT YEARS AHEAD"

Islamabad: In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable transportation, the renowned Centaurus Mall has set a new precedent by launching Pakistan's very first Electric Vehicle (EV) showroom. Collaborating with a Motors, a prominent player in the EV market, the mall presents the revolutionary GiGi EV, developed by Tesla Industries.

The GiGi EV, a beacon of innovation and eco-friendliness, offers an impressive range of 220 kilometers, all while maintaining a remarkable operational cost of just Rs5 per kilometer, thanks to its efficient 16.8 kWh battery. Priced at an attractive rate of Rs46.60 lakh, this electric marvel only requires approximately 3 to 4 hours to complete its charging process, making it a practical choice for environmentally conscious consumers.

The grand inauguration of Pakistan's first exclusive EV showroom was graced by esteemed figures such as Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, CEO of the Centaurus and President of IDA, Sardar Dr. Rashid Ilyas Khan, President of the Sardar Group, Amir Hussain, CEO of Tesla Industries Pvt. Ltd, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President ICCI, and other dignitaries, signifying the significance of this momentous occasion.

Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, speaking at the event, emphasised the pivotal role of Electric Vehicles in shaping a sustainable future. He highlighted how electric cars contribute to a cleaner environment by producing zero tailpipe emissions, thereby reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.